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9 July, 2019
Roundtable on: Sustainable Development through Access to Justice and the Rule of Law Following up on the Rome Conference Discussion on SDG16.3 and Beyond The conference Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 Implementation and the Path...
41st Session of the Human Rights Council: Annual full-day discussion on the Human Rights of Women. Panel 1: Violence against Women in the World of Work STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Palais des Nations, Geneva...
Even the best functioning courts, without effective mechanisms for ensuring compliance with their   decisions, are in effect perceived as weak institutions, leading to an erosion of public confidence in the rule of law as a whole.  ...
Justice within the context of commercial law is premised on the fact that an effective commercial justice system meets and facilitates the specialized needs of the business community and the private sector at large. However, there are persistent...
Justice based on human rights is crucial in Honduras. As part of its project to reduce homicide through access to justice, IDLO is working to promote restorative justice mechanisms to address the consequences of criminal behavior involving the...
Yemen, one of the poorest countries in the Arab world, has been devastated by armed conflict since September 2014. The conflict has received limited international coverage and human rights violations and violations under international humanitarian...
Achieving Justice For All Recurring estimates show that globally, more than 80% of legal disputes are resolved outside of the formal courts through customary and informal systems. The vast majority of these justice seekers are women,...
Meru County in Kenya became the first to adopt a county-level policy on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Approved in April 2019 and launched on June 26, 2019, the Meru County Policy on SGBV aims to close the gap between provisions in...
41th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Right of Everyone to the Enjoyment of the Highest Attainable Standard of Physical and Mental Health STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT...
41th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva,...
Strengthening prevention and accountability for sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) through the rule of law and access to justice has been a priority for the Government of Myanmar since 2011, when it embarked on an unprecedented transition...
Justice Albie Sachs, former judge on South Africa’s Constitutional Court and current member of IDLO’s International Advisory Council, has spent his lifetime fighting for freedom and equality. After being driven into exile for his opposition to...
In recent years Jordan has taken significant steps toward promoting economic development, including through strengthening rule of law. Judicial specialization in relevant areas, while promoting an enabling environment for capacity development within...
In the post-conflict transition, significant steps have been taken to combat sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Liberia. The Government of Liberia established a policy and legal framework that includes the Rape Law (2006), a National Gender...
Legal reform and institutional capacity building have been priorities for the Government of Mongolia since 2005, when a specific Government Agency for Fair Competition and Consumer Protection was established. However, the Government Agency for Fair...

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