International Women's Day, 8 March 2016
Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up for Gender Equality and Zero Hunger
1) A WFP study in 32 African countries found that the enrolment of girls jumped by nearly 30 percent after the first year of school-meals programmes in their schools.
2) The number of hungry people in the world could be reduced by anything from 100 million to 150 million people if the gender gap in agriculture was closed by giving women farmers more resources. [FAO]
"Si nos unimos para aumentar la seguridad alimentaria de las mujeres, alimentamos la mente y el cuerpo de los miembros de comunidades enteras"
El texto a continuación es una declaración conjunta de los jefes* de la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO), el Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) el Programa Mundial de Alimentos (PMA) y la Organización Internacional de Derecho para el Desarrollo (IDLO).
Si nous nous unissons pour renforcer la sécurité alimentaire des femmes, nous nourrirons aussi l'esprit et le corps des membres de communautés entières
"If we unite to increase food security for women, we also nourish the minds and bodies of whole communities"
Joint statement from the leaders*of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) the World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Development Law Organization (IDLO).
IDLO Releases Global Report on Women's Access to Justice
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The law has let women down, says the report Accessing Justice released today by the International Development Law Organization.
The report says that all the barriers across the "justice chain" -legal, political, social, cultural and economic, whether in the formal or informal legal systems - need to be tackled to meet women's demands for justice.
IDLO is seeking to expand its work on environmental sustainability issues, especially in the area of Climate Justice, Ecosystems Management, Natural Resources, Land and Sustainable Energy. IDLO’s current Strategic Plan 2013 - 2016 identifies sustainable development as a thematic priority. In 2016, the Organization seeks a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the priorities and opportunities in this area to inform the design of a new Strategic Plan looking ahead to 2020.
- Collect all relevant information needed to provide an accurate Security Risk Assessment (SRA) for IDLO’s Myanmar programs;
- Provide an in-depth SRA of IDLO’s (future) operations and programs;
- Conduct building assessments on existing locations and proposed future locations and review existing security arrangements;
Develop security operational procedures (SOP) for the Myanmar program with focus on in-country training delivery with the program team;
Advise on procurement of security equipment and identify if companies/services are needed;
Under the supervision of the Capacity Development Expert and National Training Coordinator, and in close collaboration with the National Trainers, the Training Development Officers will be responsible for the following:
Take the lead in revising and updating the ROL Centres’ Foundations in ROL Course Curriculum and related materials, in close collaboration with the National Trainers and Training Coordinator, and under the supervision of the Capacity Development Expert, to:
Under the supervision of the Field Program Manager and in close collaboration with the National Program Manager, the National Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for the following:
Coordinate all outreach activities as directed by the Community Outreach Expert;
Together with the Community Outreach Expert, supervise the work of the outreach officers based in each Centre location. With focus on capacity development, mentor and provide guidance to the outreach officers as required;
Under the supervision of the Country Director, and in close collaboration with the ROL Centers Field Program Manager and National Program Manager, the Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be responsible for the following:
Assist the International M&E Expert in developing an M&E framework covering IDLO programming in Myanmar including the ROL Centers Phase II and Institutional Capacity Development to Justice Sector Institutions;
Support implementation and monitoring of the IDLO M&E Framework, including: