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Every day, some 2.2 million people board buses in Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar. They travel across the city to commute to work, visit their families, see a doctor, run errands, go about their day. Buses are the most common form of...
As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Evaluation Brief for the project, "Building Sustainable Approaches to Reduce Discrimination and Advance Justice for...
Click to enlarge image Patriarchal patterns are deeply embedded in Afghan society. Women who seek assistance with resolving criminal matters often find the deck stacked in favor of the male...
Gender-based violence affects somewhere between 35 and 70% of women globally. More than one billion women lack protection from sexual violence from an intimate partner. An estimated 1.5 billion are without legal protection against sexual harassment...
Since the revolution in 2011, Tunisia has experienced a period of significant political transition and change culminating in the adoption of a new constitution in 2014, which called for justice reform and protection of women’s rights. However, the...
IDLO has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), seeking to promote the rule of law and provide support on investment and economic law to developing countries in Asia and Africa. AALCO...
Rome, November 13, 2019 – Jan Beagle was elected as IDLO’s next Director-General, succeeding Irene Khan as her final term concludes at the end of this year. Jan Beagle was elected today to serve as the next Director-General of the International...
An overview of IDLO's work in 2019 reflecting on how its strategic objectives support the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, driven by Goal 16 on peace, justice and effective institutions. 
Rome, November 11, 2019 – The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) will hold the annual meeting of its Assembly of Parties and a thematic discussion on ‘Accelerating action to achieve the 2030 Agenda: Leveraging the rule of law to...
The 2018 Annual Report outlines how IDLO pursued its mandate in the past year, and through its programs, research and policy advocacy contributed to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. 2018 also marked the mid-point of Strategy 2020, IDLO’s four-year Strategic Plan which is premised on a vision of the rule of law that embodies substantive justice, as well as procedural fairness, upholding human rights and good governance. The Annual Report provides a broad...
The Gambia’s transition to democracy has led to an increase in foreign investors wishing to undertake commercial and infrastructure projects in the country. While an opportunity to strengthen the country’s markets, The Gambia recognizes that foreign...
Promoting Healthy Diets and Physical Activity in Uganda IDLO is implementing a project in Uganda and four other countries that aims to strengthen national capacity to promote healthy diets and increase physical activity for the...
An abandoned movie theater in Mariupol has been restored and rebuilt into the new Mariupol Social Multicenter, a modern building providing public services for residents. Inaugurated on October 30, 2019 with President of Ukraine Volodymyr...

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