Conferences

Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges Celebrates their 25th Anniversary

The Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges (CCIAWJ) celebrated their 25thAnniversary at a Conference and Dinner held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, April 29 – May 2, 2019. The CCIAWJ was established in 1994 at a meeting initiated by Claire L’Heureux Dubé a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. The theme of the conference was “The Modern Court:  Adapting to Judging
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Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges Celebrates their 25th Anniversary

IAWJ’s Africa Regional Conference 2019

The Association of Women Magistrates of the Ivory Coast (AFEMCI), IAWJ’s affiliated association in that country, hosted this year’s Africa Regional Conference of the IAWJ in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The theme of the conference was “Mutual Assistance, Judicial Cooperation and Solidarity Among Women Judges in the Implementation of Sub-Regional, Regional, and International Laws.” From June 3 to 7, women judges from the region
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IAWJ’s Africa Regional Conference 2019

IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019

On April 25 and 26, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) hosted IAWJ’s 2019 Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference along with the I International Congress themed “Justice with a Gender Perspective.” The conference was held at the emblematic Currency House of the National Currency and Stamp Factory in Madrid, Spain. IAWJ Regional Directors, Hon. Saida Chebili and Hon.
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IAWJ’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference 2019

A Message from IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina on Last Year’s Biennial Conference

IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina sends a message regarding last year’s Biennial Conference: Exactly one year ago, on May 2, 2018, the 14th Biennial Conference began in Buenos Aires, with the title “Building Bridges Between Women Judges of the World.” A historical event in the institutional life of AMJA that celebrated its 25 years of institutional trajectory, demonstrating its undeniable leadership in
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A Message from IAWJ Past President, Hon. Susana Medina on Last Year’s Biennial Conference

IAWJ Regional Reports: Europe, Middle East and North Africa

IAWJ Regional Directors, Hon. Gloria Poyatos and Hon. Saida Chebili presented two regional reports for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Region to the IAWJ Board of Directors. In the reports, they announced new women judges associations forming in the region that may affiliate with the IAWJ: Yemen, Iraq, Portugal and the Czech Republic. Moreover, they highlighted the details of the coming
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The Philippine Women Judges Association (PWJA) Hosted IAWJ’s Regional Conference for Asia-Pacific

Panglao, Bohol, Philippines | From February 27 to March 1, 2019, the Philippine Women Judges Association (PWJA) hosted IAWJ’s Regional Conference for Asia-Pacific. The PWJA hosted this conference along with its 24th Annual Convention-Seminar. The theme was Justice … in the Hearts of Women and over 485 women judges were present. For more information about this Regional Conference, read the official report from Regional Director Hon. Maria Theresa M.
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The Philippine Women Judges Association (PWJA) Hosted IAWJ’s Regional Conference for Asia-Pacific

Call for Papers for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference

Madrid, Spain | This year’s Europe, Middle East and North Africa Conference of the IAWJ and the International Conference on Justice with a Gender Perspective will take place on the 25th and 26th of April in Madrid. For the Conference, the Association of Women Judges of Spain (AMJE) and the Femeris Magazine are partnering to open a call for papers for publication related
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Call for Papers for the Europe, Middle East and North Africa Regional Conference

IAWJ Present at the Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime

Vatican City | The Pontifical Academy of Sciences hosted a two-day Summit of African Women Judges & Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime on December 12 and 13. IAWJ Board Members, Hon. Saida Chebili, Hon. Ngozi Emehelu, Hon. Hannah Okwengu, and Hon. Susana Medina represented the IAWJ at the Summit along with over twenty IAWJ members.  Almost fifty women participated in the conference.
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The National Association of Women Judges of Nigeria (NAWJN) Holds Biennial Conference in Abuja

Abuja, Nigeria | The National Association of Women Judges of Nigeria (NAWJN) held its Biennial Conference in Abuja this month. The theme of the conference was “Life after the Bench: the Judge Emeritus.” The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, gave the opening remarks and called upon judges to always be themselves and to be guided by the constitution. “Call a spade
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IAWJ Members Participate in the XVII Ibero-American Meeting of Magistrates of the Highest Judicial Bodies

Guatemala City, Guatemala | IAWJ members participated in the XVII Ibero-American Meeting of Magistrates of the Highest Judicial Bodies that took place in Guatemala from September 30 to October 2, 2018. 40 women magistrates from the region attended the meeting with the theme: “Gender Identity and Open Justice for Women.” Its main objective was to reflect on the need to mainstream a gender
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IAWJ Members Participate in the XVII Ibero-American Meeting of Magistrates of the Highest Judicial Bodies