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.
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
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.
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
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
IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, Spoke at the 61 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Judges in Marrakesh
Marrakesh, Morocco | On October 17, 2018, IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz gave a speech titled The Role of Women Judges and a Gender Perspective in Ensuring Judicial Independence and Integrity at the 61 Annual Meeting of the International Association of Judges in Marrakesh, Morocco. The theme of the meeting was “Judicial Independence and the Implementation of the New Universal Charter of the Judge.” Judge
IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, Moderated a Panel on Access to Justice at the World Bank’s 2018 Law, Justice, and Development Week
Washington DC, USA | IAWJ President, Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, moderated a panel on access to justice with the participation of IAWJ Member, Chief Justice Irene Chirwa Mambilima of Zambia. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
Washington, DC | From November 5-9, twenty IAWJ Member judges joined us for this year’s World Bank: Law, Justice, and Development Week.
Twenty-seven IAWJ Members from Sixteen Countries attended the National Association of Women Judges’ Annual Meeting
Texas, USA | Twenty-seven IAWJ judges from sixteen countries joined their US colleagues at the annual meeting of the National Association of Women Judges, held in San Antonio Texas, October 3-6. During the meeting, IAWJ President Vanessa Ruiz was interviewed about IAWJ’s mission and programs. She spoke about the close and longstanding relationship between IAWJ and NAWJ.
Buenos Aires, Argentina | On May 5th, IAWJ Executive Director Lisa Davis addressed the membership at the IAWJ’s Biennial Conference. She presented two years in review of the IAWJ. She recognized the amazing work of the IAWJ leadership, member associations, and IAWJ professional staff, and discussed the annual budgets of 2016, 2017, and 2018. See here to read Davis’ full remarks. “In my 2 and