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20 April, 2018

Following the adoption of a new Constitution in Kenya in 2010, its implementation has seen significant improvements in the promotion and protection of human rights, gender equality and access to justice. Nonetheless, sustainable development of the country and strengthened public confidence in the judiciary continue to be key priorities requiring ongoing reforms.

20 April, 2018

Mali has suffered from ongoing attacks from armed groups, creating an enduring climate of conflict and volatility.

20 April, 2018

While data is difficult to gather, sexual and gender-based violence in Myanmar is prevalent and has been characterized as a “silent emergency” by the United Nations Population Fund.

19 April, 2018

San Pedro Sula, 18 de abril de 2018 – La Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO por sus siglas en inglés, presentó a la Municipalidad de San Pedro Sula la nueva Política de Niñez y Adolescencia del Municipio, en respuesta a la necesidad de garantizar la protección integral de la niñez y adolescencia en el municipio.

4 April, 2018

“To all women legal professionals: be as ambitious as you can, because we need more women with legal expertise. We need more champions of justice!”

4 April, 2018

The revised Afghan Penal Code entered into force in February 2018. This called for an urgent need to build the capacity of justice professionals to handle cases in compliance with the revised Code. In response, the Supreme Court, Attorney General’s Office and Ministry of Justice turned to their nascent professional training departments.

3 April, 2018

After Romania joined the European Union in 2007, wide-reaching reforms were implemented to the country’s civil, criminal and commercial legal codes. While acknowledging positive development in the judicial sector, concerns remain over the lack of predictability of judicial decisions, including contradictory judgements and inconsistency in the administration of justice.

27 March, 2018

As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Evaluation Brief (summarised evaluation report): “Capacity Building Programme To Support The Implementation Of The Nagoya Protocol”.

27 March, 2018

As part of IDLO’s continuous commitment to accountability and results-based management, IDLO is pleased to share this Evaluation Brief (summarised evaluation report): “Strengthening Enforcement of Court Decisions in Mongolia - Phase I and II”.

26 March, 2018

The spectre of extremist violence looms large over Somalia and its capital Mogadishu. Separate attacks have caused more than 1,000 casualties in the last six months alone, and the population lives under a constant threat of violence.

20 March, 2018

37th Session of the Human Rights Council: Item 8, general debate - Follow-up to and implementation of the Vienna Declaration and programme of action


March 20, 2018

Room XX, Palais des Nations

Geneva, Switzerland

15 March, 2018

62nd Session of the Commission of the Status of Women: General discussion - Challenges and opportunities in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of rural women and girls


March 15, 2018

New York

Delivered by Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO

14 March, 2018

Panel discussion - Women Justice Professionals and Gender Equality: Contributions, Challenges and Ways Forward


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