International Development Law Organization

Publications

20 May, 2024
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security and nutrition continues to constitute a global emergency. The pandemic pushed global food commodity prices to a ten-year high, impacting people and communities that were already vulnerable and negatively affecting food...
7 May, 2024
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) in partnership with Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Climate Change Commission (CCC) and the Philippine Commission of Women (PCW), conducted a legal assessment of climate and environmental laws in...
30 April, 2024
Somalia’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Centres promote access to justice by providing a platform for the settlement of disputes using statutory or customary law. This is a proven approach to enhancing community justice and building a more peaceful and inclusive society...
24 April, 2024
Equality in law is crucial to achieving gender equality and influencing multiple development outcomes. It can sustain efforts towards just, peaceful and inclusive societies; environmental and climate justice; equal participation in decision-making at all levels; universal access...
13 March, 2024
This report underscores the interrelatedness of gender-responsive laws, justice policies, institutions and budgets – elements which are critical to ensuring justice for women. Representing the third in a series, this report embarks upon this global desk review examining how...
7 December, 2023
Corruption, with its inherently corrosive effect on societies, poses a significant challenge to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its commitment to “leave no one behind”. Its profound negative impact on the rule of law, good governance, and human...
26 October, 2023
SDG 16 as a compass for navigating intersecting crises: SDG 16 Conference 2023 The pivotal 2023 SDG 16 Conference gathered more than 550 participants from 130 countries to discuss the role of SDG 16 in navigating the intersecting crises the world is facing. Hosted in Rome by...
16 October, 2023
In 2022, nearly 2.4 billion people did not have access to adequate food and an estimated 3.1 billion could not afford a healthy diet. As the only global intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law to advance peace and sustainable development,...
13 October, 2023
The majority of justice seekers worldwide resolve their problems through customary and informal justice (CIJ) systems. Women constitute the largest group of users of CIJ systems for diverse reasons and rely on them for resolution of their justice problems. Women are not only...
27 September, 2023
The rule of law is vital to the response to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs). These toolkits offer tools and resources that provide guidance on how the law can be used to curb NCDs and, potentially, to address other global health challenges. They aim to support the integration of...
19 September, 2023
Public health emergencies (PHEs) require a prompt and effective response at all levels: local, national, regional and global. To support timely and effective action, countries must be prepared well in advance, including legally, to ensure that systems for preventing, managing...
18 September, 2023
Globally, most people do not resort to formal justice systems to address their justice problems. Rather, they rely on diverse pathways to justice often referred to collectively as “customary and informal justice” (CIJ). Delivering people-centred justice for all in line with...
5 July, 2023
In 2022, the escalation of armed conflict, the increasingly severe effects of climate change and the lingering effects of COVID-19, generated greater justice needs while at the same time limiting the ability of individuals and institutions to address them. This emerging reality...
31 March, 2023
Despite considerable progress made in the last decade on access to justice, many justice gaps continue to affect the population of Somaliland, especially women. Women justice seekers, in particular survivors of gender-based violence against women (GBVAW), are often left with no...
31 March, 2023
Climate change contributes to mounting competition over scarce land and natural resources in Somaliland. Conflicts between farmers and pastoralists over land tenure and access to water are intensifying and threaten peace and stability, particularly in rural areas. Alternative...

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