Conferences

Scholarship applications for IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference are open!

Applications are open to request funding to participate in IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity” in New Zealand next year. Download the Application for Funding Form here: English | Español | Français Please note that resources are very limited for scholarships. Preference will be given to speakers and to those who have not attended an IAWJ regional or biennial conference or other international
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Scholarship applications for IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference are open!

Regional Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Combating Trafficking in Persons

On July 30th and 31st 2019, the International Association of Women Judges (IAWJ) and the Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic (AJURD) convened a Regional Conference on Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), 2019 in recognition of the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons (TIP) on July 30.  The initiative for organizing the regional conference emanated from
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Regional Latin American and Caribbean Conference on Combating Trafficking in Persons

Watch the Regional Conference on Trafficking in Persons in Latin America and the Caribbean

The IAWJ, in collaboration with the Association of Women Judges of the Dominican Republic (AJURD), the Dominican Republic’s (DR) Constitutional Court (TC), the DR’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MIREX), the DR’s Superior Electoral Court (TSE), the Dominican Council of the Judicial Power, IAWJ affiliated associations in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the United States Embassy in the DR is hosting a Regional Latin
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Call for Speakers for IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity”

We are accepting proposals to speak at IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference:  “Celebrating Diversity” to be held in Auckland, New Zealand, May 7 – 10. You can find the document with the proposed topics and application form below. If you would like to be a speaker, please fill out the form.  Submissions must be sent by September 20, 2019 to the IAWJ team at conference@iawj.org
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Call for Speakers for IAWJ’s 15th International Biennial Conference: “Celebrating Diversity”

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