International Development Law Organization

News E-Library

IDLO Director-General Irene Khan and Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Executive Director James Hospedales have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on non-communicable diseases. The text pledges joint action to...
Achieving a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda: The Contribution of the Rule of Law to Equity and Sustainability. A conference convened by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in the context of Italy’s Presidency of the Council of the...
Event Date:
21 July, 2014
9:00am – 5:00pm Red Room, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy Achieving a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda: The Contribution of the Rule of Law to Equity and Sustainability A conference convened by the Italian Ministry of...
The Italian Justice Minister, Andrea Orlando, has expressed strong interest in reinforcing his Ministry’s cooperation with IDLO. Mr. Orlando’s comments came as he met IDLO Director-General Irene Khan to discuss judicial and legal capacity...
Violence against women is a global phenomenon, plaguing many women in different countries, albeit it is more apparent in third world countries. Afghanistan is unfortunately among those countries struggling with this phenomenon, due to the violence and complexities resulting from years of war on the one hand and widespread detrimental customs and traditions, antagonistic in many aspects with the Sharia, on the other hand. Given this situation, providing safe shelters for women who are victims...
The Afghan Shelter Network (ASN) along with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), with support from the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), will launch the 'Women’s Protection Centers Guidelines' for the Afghanistan Shelters Network...
Event Date:
25 June, 2014
KABUL, 25 June 2014  – The Afghan Shelter Network (ASN) along with the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), with support from the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), will launch the “Women’s Protection Centers Guidelines” for...
Event Date:
21 June, 2014
What are the challenges and opportunities for using laws for biodiversity? Traditional concepts of “laws for biodiversity” have tended to focus on law as a tool for enforcement, limiting pollution and protecting wildlife, plants and parks. But laws...
The flurry of debates on the post-2015 development agenda has made one thing clear: in order to address the challenges confronting the international community, a truly transformative approach is required, one that places inclusivity, equity and justice at the center of a global pursuit for sustainable development. The rule of law is key to realizing equitable growth, inclusive social development and environmental sustainability. It must play a central part in this transformative agenda. The...
Event Date:
17 June, 2014
DOING JUSTICE TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: INTEGRATING THE RULE OF LAW INTO THE POST-2015 AGENDA Presentation by experts to explore the contribution of the rule of law to the three pillars of sustainable development as conceived at Rio +20 1:15...
When you think of a border, you think guards, passport controls, fences, bits of barbed wire maybe. In the northern Costa Rican department of Upala, bordering with Nicaragua, you will find none of that. La frontera here is just an imaginary...
STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON CONTRIBUTIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE RULE OF LAW IN THE POST-2015 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA June 10, 2014 New York Remarks by Irene Khan,...
Il Rapporto IDLO sulla Partecipazione professionale delle donne nel settore della giustizia in Afghanistan: Sfide e opportunità è il primo studio intrapreso a seguito dell’impegno preso dall’IDLO a livello internazionale, mirato alla messa in opera di un’ indagine globale sul ruolo delle donne nelle istituzioni della giustizia. Basato su una metodologia d’indagine partecipativa e caratterizzato da un processo di raccolta dati condotto interamente da ricercatori Afgani, il rapporto è stato...
Women’s Professional Participation in Afghanistan’s Justice Sector: Challenges and Opportunities is the first national study following IDLO’s gender pledge. Based on a unique participatory methodology and featuring an entirely Afghan-led data collection process, the report has been welcomed by justice actors as the first of its kind in Afghanistan’s history and an important contribution to ongoing discussions concerning gender equality, women’s rights and women’s empowerment. It also comes at...

Pages


For press information, including access to broadcast-quality video, b-roll footage, photography and other multimedia assets, please contact press@idlo.int.