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IDLO is seeking a new inspirational leader with vision, strategic thinking and global experience to direct the Organization beginning in 2020 as the final term of the current Director-General draws to a close. As the only intergovernmental...
A report outlining major milestones achieved by the judiciary as a result of initiatives and reforms was released in Kenya. With the shared belief that they should be “robustly Independent, but constructively interdependent”, the three arms of...
Women and girls in Myanmar face many barriers when trying to access justice for sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Chief among these are the pervasive negative attitudes which seek to justify and allow SGBV within families and communities. In...
Prosecutors, judges and investigators in Somalia are undergoing specialized training to handle cases on complex crimes with the support of IDLO. Somalia is striving to strengthen its institutions and to improve the rule of law, however high...
Event Date:
29 April, 2019
This year's World Justice Forum will take place in The Hague from April 29 to May 2. The forum will focus on the theme 'realizing justice for all' and brings together governmental and non-governmental actors, private sector leaders,...
“There is no silver bullet in our work, but there is a silver thread: this thread must be the voices of women and girls,” stated IDLO’s Director-General, Irene Khan, at the 20th anniversary celebration of Enabel, Belgium’s development...
Languages: English | Español Honduras is shifting the national dialogue on restorative justice by moving the penitentiary criminal system away from a retributive approach and towards a human rights-based perspective. In close collaboration...
#Justiceforwomen and girls is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda, with its commitments to gender equality (SDG 5) and its promise of peaceful, just and inclusive societies (SDG 16). The High-level Group of Justice for Women worked to better understand common justice problems for women, make the case for investment and identify strategies that work. In their report they call to action justice leaders of all countries and sectors, to accelerate implementation of the global goals for gender equality...
63rd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women: General Discussion STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION United Nations Headquarters, New York Delivered by Ilaria Bottigliero, Director, Policy,...
“From women held without fair trial, to women toiling in their homes, in factories, in the fields, the gap between what women demand and need and what they receive is enormous,” remarked Ms. Irene Khan, Director-General of the International...
On March 13, 2019, during the CSW63 side event of the High-level Group on Justice for Women, IDLO's Director-General Irene Khan addressed the audience with closing remarks and commitments.  Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General,...
40th Session of the Human Rights Council - Item 5: Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland Delivered by Silvia Dodero,...
Women’s participation in the justice sector as a human right and crucial factor needed to achieve better justice for women was reaffirmed during the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.  “It’s the right...
While years of economic development have propelled Mongolia forward in wealth and investment, its limited experience with the market economy - counting only 30 years after transitioning from a centralized communist model -has prevented the country...
40th Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive Dialogue with Ms. Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION Room XX, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland...

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