An interview with Commissioner Jedidah Wakonyo Waruhiu of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.
On the 28th November 2019, Yasmin Batliwala joined an illustrious panel of political, business and legal leaders at the CMS Office in London to discuss how the further inclusion of people with disabilities could be achieved across all industries.
Yasmin Batliwala, A4ID’s Chief Executive, joined Lady Hale of Richmond, President of the Supreme Court of the UK, and a panel of experts at Chatham House on 28 October 2019 to mark the launch of the Lancet-O’Neil Institute Commission on Global Health and Law’s report on ‘The legal determinants of health: harnessing the power of law for global health and sustainable development’.
During September 2019, A4ID launched the first of a regular series of Global Development Legal Clinics* in partnership with Latham & Watkins LLP.
A4ID recently held two legal trainings on compliance issues that are currently very pertinent to the development sector: ‘Bribery and Corruption’ and ‘Sanctions, Risks and Compliance for NGOs’.
A4ID has partnered with the premier regional Bar Association in East Africa, the East Africa Law Society (EALS) to run professional development workshops on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), which set out the international standards on businesses’ responsibility to respect human rights.
A4ID has partnered with EALS to run professional development workshops on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
A4ID held an event for UK-based development organisations with lawyers from Belgium, Germany, Spain, Ireland and the UK to discuss options for those considering registering elsewhere in preparation for Brexit.
A4ID participates in the OECD Policy Dialogue on Natural Resource-Based Development in Paris.
One of the most remarkable developments in the field of law over the past decade has been the rapid growth of pro bono in Europe and increasingly around the globe.