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ROME, 16 January 2013 – Italian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Agencies in Rome, Gianni Ghisi, presented his diplomatic credentials to the Director-General of the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), Irene Khan, at...
“Whenever I visited Mogadishu before, I wouldn’t be allowed to leave the airport,” says IDLO’s Somalia representative in the region, Adam-Shirwa Jama. “These days, it’s a little easier and I can even venture out for meetings”. Elsewhere...
IDLO Signals Readiness as Haiti Marks Three Years since Quake Over the past two years, IDLO’s work in earthquake-hit Haiti has brought home the scale of the reconstruction task. The third anniversary of the tremor, which killed hundreds of...
     ROME, 20 December 2012 – The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is working to support the transition to the rule of law in Tunisia.  In this context, IDLO organized a study visit to Rome for a senior...
This piece was originally published in the World Economic Forum blog. By Irene Khan, Director-General, IDLO I’m not an economist but the principle of supply and demand strikes me as a wonderful principle to apply to justice and the rule...
World AIDS Day is a day both to remember and honor those whose lives have been affected by HIV and AIDS. It is also a day to acknowledge the progress that has been made in reducing the spread and impact of the disease. The UNAIDS 2012 World...
DOHA, 29 November 2012 - As the 18th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets in Doha to move the international climate change agenda forward, the International Development Law...
Orientación y servicios legales para el acceso al derecho  BUENOS AIRES,29 de noviembre del 2012 - El programa EUROsociAL II y la Organización Internacional del Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO, en calidad de socio operativo, realizaron un...
ROME, 23 November 2012 - The first World Notaries Fall University, co-organized by the International Union of Notaries (UINL) together with the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) was hosted in IDLO’s headquarters in Rome. ...
ROME, 20 November 2012 – The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan became the 28th Member Party to the International Development Law Organization (IDLO). Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Italy Zia Uddin Nezam said: “The formal accession to IDLO is the...
So you’re a police officer. You’re on patrol. The call comes: a man is threatening to jump off a bridge. You rush there. The community, and your own conscience, expect you to ‘do something’.  Most likely, somewhere in the depths of his...
Transparency in the context of public procurement is considered one of the most effective deterrents to corruption. Effective and well run procurement is a precondition for ensuring public officials’ accountability and the effective management of...
SAN JOSE, 25 de octubre del 2012 – El programa EUROsociAL II, y la Organización Internacional del Derecho para el Desarrollo, IDLO en calidad de socio operativo, organizaron un Taller Regional de Necesidades y Prioridades para la Divulgación de...
ROME, 25 October 2012 – The Vice Minister of Justice of Vietnam, H.E. Pham Quy Ty, visited the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) with a delegation of Vietnamese legal officials.  IDLO’s Director-General Irene Khan briefed the...
As representatives of big United Nations agencies, NGOs and the American Bar Association gather in Rome to debate the justiciability of the right to food, some may wonder if the word itself can be successfully pronounced.  It is, admittedly...

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