AMJA-IAWJ Conference Scholarships Now Available!

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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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Successful Annual Meeting for AMJA

  The AMJA Chapter of IAWJ in Argentina hosted a successful annual meeting from 29 November through 01 December 2017. The meeting focused on judging with a gender perspectives and included a number of sessions on the topic. For more information, the event program is available in Spanish

Successful Annual Meeting for AMJA

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

IAWJ Contributes to an ILAC Project in Guatemala

October 8-20 the International Legal Assitance Consortium (ILAC) ran a project for for the Evaluation of the State of Human Rights and the Justice System in Guatemala. ILAC invited two of our member judges Josselyne Bejar (Mexico) and Gabriela Knaul (Brazil) to participate as experts for the international mission. They were able to conduct interviews with different governmental and non-governmental organizations that are
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IAWJ Contributes to an ILAC Project in Guatemala

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

Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Young Arab Women Beyond Boundaries and Borders

The Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World at the Lebanese American University issued a call for papers focused on feminist movements for gender equality and women’s rights across the Middle East. The call is targeting young Arab women as the main contributors. Submissions will be accepted in English and Arabic. The volume is set to be published by McFarland in late
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Call for Papers: Edited Volume on Young Arab Women Beyond Boundaries and Borders

Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed

Opportunity: Developing Mentoring for Women Magistrates   The Côte d’Ivoire ProJustice program is a cooperative agreement funded by the USAID/West Africa/Regional Peace and Governance Office. It is a 5-year judicial reform program, whose two main objectives are to (i) improve and modernize administration of justice and case management through innovative tools implemented in 11 pilot courts, and (ii) increase access to justice for
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Member Opportunity: Institutional Mentoring Expert Needed