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

Two New Member Associations in North Africa: Morocco and Tunisia

Two of our newest member associations, Morocco and Tunisia, held their first annual membership meeting in January to announce the creation of their associations. The Tunisian Association of Women Judges held their meeting with a theme of ‘Women Judges in a Democracy Transition’ on Jan 20-21. Their meeting included 150 judges and the President of the Court of Cassation and the Minister of
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Two New Member Associations in North Africa: Morocco and Tunisia

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