International Development Law Organization

Publications

30 January, 2019
To help realize Sustainable Development Goal 16, IDLO has produced a series title “Navigating Complex Pathways to Justice: Engagement with Customary and Informal Justice Systems” to advance policy dialogue and distil lessons from programming and research, to help strengthen customary and informal justice systems as an integral part of providing access to justice for all. This Practitioner Brief offers a set of concrete tools, recommendations and good practices to support engagement with...
30 January, 2019
To help realize Sustainable Development Goal 16, IDLO has produced a series title “Navigating Complex Pathways to Justice: Engagement with Customary and Informal Justice Systems” to advance policy dialogue and distil lessons from programming and research, to help strengthen customary and informal justice systems as an integral part of providing access to justice for all. This Policy and Issue Brief presents findings and policy recommendations for engaging with customary and informal justice...
18 December, 2018
This Lessons Learned Brief explores the power of electronic justice (“e-justice”) to enhance judicial independence and integrity and access to justice, contributing to broader rule of law goals, including Sustainable Development Goal 16 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Drawing on IDLO’s experience in Kyrgyzstan and international literature and practice, the Brief considers the challenges and successes of IDLO’s e-justice programming within the broader international context of e-...
20 November, 2018
This report looks at the importance of women's professional participation in decision making bodies as a human right and crucial component of good governance, particularly in the justice sector. Despite gaps in data and research, as their numbers and influence solidify, women are emerging as important justice leaders. A growing body of empirical research suggests that women judges contribute to improved access to justice for women, by supporting women's specific justice needs across a...
18 November, 2018
The 2017 Annual Report is the first to cover IDLO's 2017 - 2020 Strategic Plan, known as 'Strategy 2020'. The Report also provides a broad and comprehensive summary of our activities and operating information. For additional financial information, and to download our Financial Statements, please visit our Funding and Performance page under ABOUT US in the above menu.
10 October, 2018
An overview of IDLO's work in 2018, the year of its 30th anniversary as an intergovernmental organization, reflecting on how IDLO’s programs, advocacy and thought leadership support the Sustainable Development Goals to advance equality, inclusion, human rights, justice, peace and prosperity.
8 October, 2018
In 2017, IDLO began to implement its new Strategic Plan covering the 2017-2020 period - Strategy 2020. This report is an internal review of the first year of Strategy 2020 as set out in the 2017 Management Plan (MP2017), pending a more comprehensive independent mid-term evaluation in 2019. Drawing from a range of internal and external resources, this report highlights the results, opportunities, and challenges of IDLO’s programs, research, advocacy, and organizational reforms in 2017. The...
18 July, 2018
The objective of this handbook is to assist law lecturers, legal clinic managers and law students in Uganda to respond effectively to the HIV epidemic. Effective responses include providing HIV-related legal advice and litigation support; leading in research on HIV-related law and human rights; and advising the government on HIV-related legislation, and the implementation of related laws and policies.
26 June, 2018
The objective of this handbook is to assist law lecturers, legal clinic managers and law students in Uganda to respond effectively to the HIV epidemic. Effective responses include providing HIV-related legal advice and litigation support; leading in research on HIV-related law and human rights; and advising the government on HIV-related legislation, and the implementation of related laws and policies.
26 June, 2018
The objective of this handbook is to assist law lecturers, legal clinic managers and law students in Tanzania to respond effectively to the HIV epidemic. Effective responses include providing HIV-related legal advice and litigation support; leading in research on HIV-related law and human rights; and advising the government on HIV-related legislation, and the implementation of related laws and policies. ----------Huduma Za Kisheria Zinazohusiana Na Vvu - Mwongozo kwa Kliniki za Msaada wa...
30 November, 2017
(ENGLISH, ARABIC, SPANISH) This report describes the contribution of IDLO’s HIV and Health Law Program (2009–2017) to ending AIDS in Latin America and the Middle East and North Africa regions. It details six approaches to strengthening legal services, and gives examples from different countries to illustrate how the approaches worked in a real-life setting.
24 November, 2017
An overview of IDLO's work in 2017, reflecting on how IDLO’s programs, advocacy and thought leadership support the Sustainable Development Goals to advance equality, inclusion, human rights, justice, peace and prosperity.
24 November, 2017
Focusing on capacity development programming and transition to national authorities in Afghanistan and beyond, this Lessons Learned Brief captures lessons generated from IDLO’s experience implementing JTTP. As part of the methodology, programmatic lessons have been enhanced and corroborated by the experience of main stakeholders and international literature. Lessons and recommendations are presented in the form of key building blocks that practitioners can use to design realistic theories of...
1 November, 2017
The 2016 Annual Report covers the three thematic pillars of IDLO’s 2013- 2016 Strategic Plan: ■ building effective legal institutions; ■ ensuring access to justice; and ■ promoting legal solutions to advance economic opportunity and sustainable development.
18 August, 2017
This book provides the courts with guidance when determining when to admit ‘friend of the court’ or ‘amicus curiae’ petitioners and when to seek out amicus participation of their own initiative. The publication considers the prevailing legal framework together with case law and illustrations from comparative jurisdictions to allow for a better understanding of amicus and ensure more consistent and efficient determinations of who should be allowed to participate as amicus in Kenya....

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