The Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, IAWJ President, Sent a Letter to the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay Following the Killing of Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte in the Courthouse

June 29, 2020 Dear President and Colleagues of the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay, On behalf of over 6,000 judges in more than one hundred countries around the world, the International Association of Women Judges joins in expressing its sympathy for the tragic death of the Paraguayan Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte, Judge of the Civil, Commercial and Labor Court of Hernandarias,
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The Hon. Vanessa Ruiz, IAWJ President, Sent a Letter to the Association of Judicial Magistrates of Paraguay Following the Killing of Judge Diana Eveline Mereles Duarte in the Courthouse

We Are on Instagram!

The IAWJ launched a new Instagram account which will be used to highlight our work and the work of our members across the globe. Stay tuned for some exciting content such as profiles of our incredible members and throwbacks of our unforgettable events! Follow us now and invite your friends and colleagues to do the same!

We Are on Instagram!

Funding Opportunities

The Global Fund for Women is providing three types of grants (general support grants, travel and event organizing grants, and crisis grants) to women-led groups based outside the United States. For more information on the application process and criteria, please click here.  The COVID-19 Innovation Hub set up a database of open funding calls for COVID-19 innovation activity. To browse funding opportunities for COVID-19 response and
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Faced with an epidemic affecting the whole world, justice, an essential pillar of any democratic society, found itself in the inevitable search for a balance between endangering fundamental rights and freedoms due to the total paralysis of the judicial system and the necessary fulfillment of its public service mission despite the constraints linked to the health crisis. The spread of the COVID-19 epidemic
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The Tunisian Association of Women Judges (TAWJ) Hosted a Webinar About Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ Discussed Remote Hearings after the Launch of our COVID-19 Webinar Series

Last month, the IAWJ hosted an important webinar discussion regarding how Courts in different countries are responding to COVID-19. Four IAWJ members presented different initiatives aimed at ensuring justice during the pandemic. Given the time difference, not every member of the Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ participated in the webinar. The association recapped footage from the webinar at its board meeting followed
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The Chinese Taipei Chapter of the IAWJ Discussed Remote Hearings after the Launch of our COVID-19 Webinar Series

The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) Hosted its First Webinar on Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) hosted its first webinar Courts on the Frontline: Providing Access to Justice While Protecting Public Health During a Pandemic, featuring four Chief Justices and the steps they are taking in their respective states. The video recording of the webinar is available here.

The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) Hosted its First Webinar on Providing Access to Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network Hosted Two Webinars

The UNODC Global Judicial Integrity Network hosted two webinars. The video recordings of these webinars are now available below: The Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Administration of Justice, featuring Professor Karen Yeung Interdisciplinary Professorial Fellow in Law, Ethics, and Informatics at the University of Birmingham in the School of Law and the School of Computer Science. The Investigation of Judicial Misconduct, featuring
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A Brief Overview of the IAWJ – Kenya Chapter (IAWJ – KC)’s Activities since October 2019

National Gender-Based Violence Conference The IAWJ – Kenya Chapter was represented by the Hon. Lady Justice Hellen Wasilwa, Vice-President of the IAWJ – Kenya Chapter and of the Secretariat at the National Gender-Based Violence Conference themed “The Missing Agenda- Accountability Towards Prevention and Response to GBV” on October 16 – 17, 2019. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Public Service, Youth
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