As countries seek to make progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16, there is growing recognition that it is essential to work with both state and non-state justice systems to strengthen the rule of law and effectively prevent and resolve conflicts.
Thanks to high growth rates over the past decade, Peru has managed to reduce poverty significantly. Although inequality among the 31-million strong population has decreased accordingly, many indigenous communities remain on the margins of society.
In the Peruvian Amazon, IDLO has helped develop a intercultural model for the administration of justice, while also working to strengthen legal services for people with HIV.
More than thirty representatives of civil society, human rights groups and international organizations attended an IDLO conference in Colombia, this week, on strengthening and expanding legal services available to people living with HIV and other key population groups in Latin America.
Experts from nine countries have gathered in Lima, Peru to create a regional access-to-justice model for vulnerable groups. Held over the three days to May 28, the meeting is the first step in a process facilitated by IDLO under the EU-sponsored EUROsociAL II program.
Roundtable: THE RULE OF LAW, CLIMATE JUSTICE & SUSTAINABLE LAND USE
Tools for Equity, Certainty and Transparency in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Tuesday, December 09, 2014, 4:45 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.
UNFCCC Convention Centre, 300 Paracas Room
Durante los días 6 y 7 de noviembre se presentaron en Lima, Perú, los resultados del proyecto de acceso a la justicia llevado a cabo en el país por IDLO con el apoyo del Programa EUROsociAL II de la Unión Europea.
On 6 November 2014, IDLO and the Peruvian Constitutional Court signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The signing ceremony took place in Rome, on the occasion of IDLO’s General Assembly of Parties.
IDLO has been working with the European Union’s EUROsociAL program to provide assistance and support to Peru’s indigenous communities. Partnering with the Peruvian Ministry of Justice and judiciary, IDLO has helped create a model for legal orientation and institutional coordination on intercultural justice in the district of San Martín. The intervention sought to strengthen orientation services and legal aid, establishing a model for intercultural justice.