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May 9, 2013 - The head of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh, Mizanur Rahman, has described the loss of life at the collapsed Rana Plaza textile factory as one of the most tragic incidents in his country’s recent history – but...
This piece was originally published in Huffington Post. By Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO As we mark World Intellectual Property Day, much of the debate has been focusing on access to life-saving medicines in the developing world. The...
The International Development Law Organization received a delegation from Thailand’s King Prajadhipok Institute (KPI). The visitors were briefed on how IDLO seeks to build confidence in the justice system from the perspective of the end-user, as...
Today (Friday April 19) marks a milestone in IDLO’s involvement in South Sudan, as the final sixteen-strong class graduates from one of the organization’s most transformative courses. With funding from the US State Department through its law...
“I am here to say to you that we need IDLO, and if it did not exist today, we would have to invent it – because it does something that must be done, and [that] so far, no one else in the world is doing.” The statement, by Assistant US Secretary of...
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) welcomes the decision of India’s Supreme Court earlier this week to uphold a patent law that supports public health by protecting access to affordable generic medicines. IDLO supports the widest...
Buenos Aires – April 10, 2013— For youth growing up in deprived neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, education is not always a top priority. Making a living, caring for family and a myriad of other factors often take precedence.  "I dropped out of...
United Nations, New York On April 8, 2013, IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan delivered a statement on “Measuring the Effectiveness of Rule of Law” at an Open Roundtable on “Measuring the effectiveness of support to the rule of law” held at...
To mark World Health Day on April 7, 2013, IDLO Head of Social Development David Patterson issued a call to action.  Heart disease.  You don’t catch it from a toilet seat.  Cancer: it doesn’t spread through sneezing.  And...
Kuwait City – As the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) hosted a Training on Public Procurement and PPP in Kuwait City this week, participants stressed the importance of effective infrastructure and transparency throughout government...
Chaotic decolonization scenario, Marxist one-party state, war-ravaged nation, democracy, star economic reformer: in the last four decades, Mozambique has collected about as many labels as any developing country could. And in the past fifteen years,...
On Wednesday, IDLO Director-General Irene Khan met with the Minister of Justice of Mozambique, Benvinda Levi, and the Ambassador of Mozambique, Carla Elisa Mucavi, at IDLO’s offices in Rome.  Director-General Khan briefed Minister Levi and...
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