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IDLO has entered into a new partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the UN’s principal training arm, to work together on advancing the rule of law and access to justice. A new cooperation agreement, signed...
The Ombudsman of the Republic of Indonesia handles citizens’ complaints about public service delivery and maladministration. Often, similar complaints are filed, or citizens return with additional grievances, leading to the refiling of cases and...
Event Date:
28 May, 2018
Inaugural Meeting: High-level Group on Justice for Women Update (as of July 27, 2018): The Inaugural Meeting Report is now available below “Equal and effective justice for women and girls forms the basis of more sustainable and inclusive...
Antigua Guatemala, 17 May 2018  Un total de 25 actores del sector gubernamental, privado y sociedad civil participaron en el diagnóstico.  Esta actividad cuenta con el apoyo técnico y financiero de la Organización de las Naciones...
The Philippines’ Office of the Ombudsman commemorated its 30 years of existence during a Joint Forum with IDLO in Manila on May 8, 2018. The Forum occurred as IDLO celebrates its 30th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization this year,...
Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Education has endorsed IDLO-supported mock court courses, expanding the pioneering curricula to law schools throughout the country. Developed under the Judicial Strengthening Program funded by the United States Agency for...
In 2016, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) launched a needs-driven Umbrella Programme to enhance responsible investment in agriculture and food systems with a view to addressing the global challenges of food security and...
IDLO has been working in Afghanistan since 2002 to strengthen access to justice, uphold human rights, expand legal capacity and promote local ownership. One of its largest endeavors, the Afghan Justice Institutions Strengthening (AJIS) program,...
The Kyrgyz Republic has made significant strides in working toward improvements to a justice system shaken to the core following the 2010 Revolution. While a wholesale reselection process of judges changed the landscape and provided hope for real...
In Liberia, the most prevalent form of trafficking in persons involves women and children being trafficked from rural to urban areas, with family members usually acting as independent traffickers. Although the country has a legal and policy...
Event Date:
3 May, 2018
Joint Forum – Why Our Work Matters? Revisiting Institutional Efforts on Justice and Integrity The realization of justice depends on respect for institutions and the rule of law. By adhering to well-defined legislation, impartial rulings can...
United Nations General Assembly: High-level meeting on peacebuilding and sustaining peace: Plenary debate STATEMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION April 25, 2018 United Nations Headquarters, New York Mr. President,...
Bucharest, April 23, 2018 – A new program in Romania will help the country improve its investment climate by building judicial capacity in commercial cases and increasing the uniformity of judicial practice. “Romanian courts need to be able to...
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...
Mali has suffered from ongoing attacks from armed groups, creating an enduring climate of conflict and volatility. The Bamako Peace and Reconciliation Agreement was signed in 2015 between the Malian government and rebel groups, inspiring hope for a...

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