Events

IAWJ at the Council on Foreign Relations “Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the MeToo Movement”

NEW YORK, June 12th | The International Association of Women Judges was invited to speak at a Roundtable at the Council on Foreign Relations. The roundtable was called “Corruption, Gender Inequality and the MeToo Movement”. Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, an Adjunct Senior Fellow at CFR and Member of the IAWJ’s Board of Managerial Trustees, moderated the roundtable. Bettinger-Lopez lead the discussion between the two speakers,
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IAWJ at the Council on Foreign Relations “Corruption, Gender Inequality, and the MeToo Movement”

IAWJ at University of South Carolina’s Symposium

Recently, the University of South Carolina’s Law School hosted a symposium entitled “Women as Agents of Change in Rule of Law” and the IAWJ was honored to be a part of the program. IAWJ members, Judge Fiona Mwale and Judge Teresa Doherty, participated in a panel moderated by our Executive Director Lisa Davis on Women’s leadership in the justice sector. Our members described
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IAWJ at University of South Carolina’s Symposium

IAWJ Executive Director Highlights Efforts to Support Women on International Courts

December  5, 2017.  This week was an exciting one as the Assembly of State Parties of the ICC elected six new judges- five of them, highly qualified women nominees.  IAWJ is proud that our own Justice Solomy Bossa was elected. In 2018, she assumes the position as other great IAWJ members, Justices Joyce Aluoch and Sanji Monageng, end their nine-year terms as ICC
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Call for Speakers: Biennial Conference Full Agenda Available!

The tentative agenda for the 14th IAWJ Biennial Conference is now available! Please take time to review the full program.We are seeking ideas and participants for 8 of the sessions. If you are interested in having a speaking role at the conference, please send your idea via email to conference@iawj.org In the subject of your message, please indicate the session in which you
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Call for Speakers: Biennial Conference Full Agenda Available!

Global Voice in International Law: International Courts and Women Judges

The IAWJ Executive Director, Lisa Davis, will join a panel of five experts at the Woodrow Wilson Center on Tuesday 05 December from 4:00 to 5:00 PM for a panel titled, “Global Voice in International Law: International Courts and Women Judges.” The panel will be moderated by Wilson Center’s Global Fellow, Josephine Dawuni. Panelists that will join Lisa Davis include, Professor Nienke Grossman of
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Global Voice in International Law: International Courts and Women Judges

Biennial Conference Scholarship from CCIAWJ

The Canadian Chapter of the International Association of Women Judges has announced its application for financial assistance to cover registration fees for the IAWJ Biennial Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. To be eligible, an applicant must be a judge and a member of the IAWJ. Preference will be given to judges who have no attended a biennial conference in the past and/or to
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Biennial Conference Scholarship from CCIAWJ

World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week Featured a Panel on Sextortion

On Wednesday, 08 November 2017, IAWJ Senior Adviser, Ms. Nancy Hendry, was interviewed by Tazeen Hasan, of the World Bank, in a panel titled, “When the Bribe Isn’t Money: Combating ‘Sextortion’ as a Corrupt Practice.” Sextortion is a global phenomenon that has a devastating impact on women and other vulnerable persons. Sextortion occurs when an individual entrusted with authority abuses their power in
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World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week Featured a Panel on Sextortion

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

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences will host the Summit of Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime on 09-10 November 2017 at Casino Pio IV in Vatican City. A number of IAWJ judges, including IAWJ President Dr. Susana Medina, will be participating in the program. The two day program is set to address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal, Goal
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IAWJ at the Summit of Women Judges and Prosecutors on Human Trafficking and Organized Crime