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“Italy is actively engaged in the global effort to advance the rule of law and strongly supports IDLO, whose contribution to this effort is its very raison d’être,” Italian Minister for Integration Cécile Kyenge said. She was speaking at...
November 26, 2013 Geneva Check against delivery Madam Chair, Distinguished Forum members, Excellences, The International Development Law Organization - the only inter-governmental organization exclusively devoted to advancing the...
Cidade de Deus, Rio’s deprived neighborhood made famous by the eponymous 2002 film, is about to host Brazil’s first “House of Rights” (Casa de Direitos). The House of Rights project aims to bring essential legal and justice service closer...
"As evidence mounts of thousands of lives lost and many more wrecked in the Philippine typhoon, our thoughts and most heartfelt sympathy go out to the victims," IDLO Director-General Irene Khan has said. "At this key post-disaster moment, it is...
As the Philippines counts the cost of a devastating typhoon, delegates from 195 countries are meeting in the Polish capital, alongside NGOs, intergovernmental organizations, academics and civic groups, for the 19th session of the Conference of the...
Dirigiéndose a una platea de jóvenes procedentes de todo México, la Directora General de IDLO, Irene Khan, habló de la relación entre el estado de derecho, la justicia, los derechos humanos y la seguridad. La presentación se produjo en el marco...
As Rio de Janeiro is busy preparing for the upcoming World Cup and Olympic games, a team of IDLO experts is visiting the Brazilian city to work on a project to improve access to justice for some of its most impoverished inhabitants. The project,...
Following on from its engagement with Afghanistan, and its more recent one with Somalia and South Sudan, IDLO is stepping up its commitment to fragile states by providing assistance to Yemen. The nation, which has only recently emerged from...
THE SIXTH COMMITTEE OF THE 68TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY AGENDA ITEM 85: RULE OF LAW AT THE NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL LEVEL New York Delivered by Judit Arenas, Deputy Permanent Observer Check against delivery Mr. Chairman, The...
GENERAL ASSEMBLY HIGH-LEVEL DIALOGUE ON INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT New York Check Against Delivery Madam President, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, The International Development Law Organization – the only inter-...
This piece was originally published in the Global Post. Justice is scarce in Arab countries where the rule of law is absent. Democracy, it turns out, does not breed the rule of law; all indications are that it is the rule of law that breeds...
ROME, October 4, 2013 – “The loss of life in the waters off Lampedusa underscores the tragic globalization of human misery.” IDLO Director-General Irene Khan said as Italy observed a day of mourning. “My deepest sympathies go out to the victims’...

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