Thank You to Shawna Wilson

As this is Shawna’s last BMT Meeting before she returns to the State Department in a leadership role, I wish to say a few words on behalf of the members of the Board of Managerial Trustees.   When Shawna arrived on our doorstep, the IAWJ was in a crisis. There was no money and no real plans for survival. Shawna hit the ground running
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Thank You to Leslie Alden

As we all know, Leslie served as President of the IAWJ, Chair of the Board of Managerial Trustees, BMT Secretary and Chair of its Personnel Committee. Leslie has devoted her entire legal career to this organization. She has worked tirelessly to support the IAWJ as she traveled the world attending IAWJ and Regional meetings, training programs and biennial conferences. When serious issues arose,
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A New Publication, Co-Authored by the Hon. Edith Victoria Coronel Alen, A Paraguayan Adolescent Criminal Judge

This work analyzes, from different perspectives, some general aspects of juvenile justice in Ibero-America, as well as specific aspects of 10 countries in the region, through leading experts in the field. CHAPTER 10 – JUVENILE CRIMINAL PROCESS IN PARAGUAY: ANALYSIS AND EVOLUTION OF THE SYSTEM Although it might be thought that, entering the 21st century, children’s rights are fully established worldwide, their recognition
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A New Publication, Co-Authored by the Hon. Edith Victoria Coronel Alen, A Paraguayan Adolescent Criminal Judge

The World Bank, in Collaboration with the IAWJ, Hosted a Virtual Tribute Event in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

The discussion featured, among others: Ms. Anne Goldstein, IAWJ Director of Training and Curriculum Development, Professor Judith Resnik, Member of the IAWJ Board of Managerial Trustees and Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Justice Martha Koome, IAWJ Member and Judge in the Court of Appeal of Kenya. The video recording of the event is available here.

The World Bank, in Collaboration with the IAWJ, Hosted a Virtual Tribute Event in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“The Role of Judges and Women Judges in Building a Safer and More Equitable World” by the Hon. Josefa Izaga Pellegrin

In today’s society, we have an imperative, urgent and necessary duty which consists of knowing how to interpret any type of crisis as a challenge and to adopt a new, more humanitarian perspective for a better future, where peace prevails and a better quality of life for all humanity is achieved – for adults, children, adolescents and the new generations that are to
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Recent News from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ

Review of 2020 and Tribute to Justice Ginsberg 2020 has been a year full of challenge and vitality for the IAWJ and its members.  While the members were disappointed at the postponement of the 2020 Biennial International Conference due to COVID-19, the IAWJ initiated a series of webinar regarding contingent courthouse operations during the pandemic and the impact on increased domestic violence. These
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Recent News from the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ

The IAWJ and the NAWJ Held a Joint Screening of the Documentary “The Judge”

I would like to thank the IAWJ for inviting me to comment and share the experience lived by the Honorable Judge Kouloud Elfakih. The subject chosen is specific. It is above all an indication of the attention that the IAWJ pays to women’s rights, gender equality and women’s access to the highest positions of responsibility. What is also different is that we focus
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The IAWJ and the NAWJ Held a Joint Screening of the Documentary “The Judge”

A Brief Overview of the UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network’s Recent Activities

1) The Global Judicial Integrity Network was one of the winning teams in the Gender Equity Track at the AI for Good Global Summit. The Network presented a project focused on preventing gender bias and discrimination in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems used in judiciaries. The project is focused on developing, launching, and maintaining a practical framework of global recommendations that judiciaries can use
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A Brief Overview of the UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network’s Recent Activities

Recents News from the Association of Women Judges of Argentina (AMJA)

In the Province of Santiago del Estero: The Office for the Protection of Victims of Violence and Women of the Judicial Branch of Santiago del Estero turns 10 years old. It was inaugurated on August 3, 2010 by Dr. Elena Highton de Nolasco. For more information, please click here. In the Province of La Rioja: On September 11, a historical milestone for AMJA
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