GFLJD Vision

  • Provide an innovative and dynamic permanent forum of knowledge exchange.
  • Connect countries, judiciaries, think-tanks, regional and international organizations, development agencies, and civil society organizations.
  • Make available relevant research and practice to improve development outcomes in the field of law and justice.



Law, Justice and Development Week 2015

November 16-20, 2015 World Bank Headquarters, Washington DC

The World Bank Group is glad to announce that the Law, Justice and Development Week in 2015 is scheduled for November 16-19, 2015. Preparations are already in full swing and a call for proposals will be issued in due course. Feel free to check this website for updates and further detailed information.
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Anti-counterfeiting Technologies: Protection of IP and Economic Development Workshop

Thursday, September 9, 2015
Location: Venice
Sponsors: World Bank, Ministry for Economic Development, Assonime
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Connecting the Last Mile: Addressing Legal and Policy Gaps in ICT

Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Location: United Nations, North Lawn Building, New York, NY 10017
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The 3rd International Conference on Legislative Drafting and Law Reform

July 1 - 2 , 2015
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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A World Bank Study: Drivers of Corruption

The World Bank, the African Development Bank, the Nordic Investment Bank, and other multilateral and bilateral development partners with a stake in the fight against corruption, including the United Nations and regional organizations such as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, academia, and research institutes, have launched a study (the Study) under the auspices of the Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development, a mechanism shared by a worldwide network of stakeholders designed to capture, co-generate, exchange, and disseminate innovative legal solutions for development.
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SICPA Contributes to a World Bank Pilot Project to Fight Falsified and Sub-Standard Medicines

WASHINGTON, October 28, 2014
Marking a further step in the cooperation between SICPA and International Organizations, Anne-Marie Leroy, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the World Bank Group, and Pierre Viaud, Senior Director Public Affairs & Government Relations of SICPA, signed during the Law, Justice and Development Week 2015 an agreement confirming SICPA’s contribution to a Pilot Project developed by the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development (GFLJD).
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Steering Committee Meeting October 20th 2014

On October 20, 2014 the new Steering Committee met for the first time to discuss: Strategic Directions and Resources, Substantive focus of the GFLJD, Regional Chapters and comments on the Charter and Complementary Documents. The Steering Committee is chaired by the World Bank, and includes as members: African Development Bank (AfDB), Bellagio Forum for Security and Development, Conseil d’Etat – France, International Development Law Organization (IDLO), International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT), Loyola University Chicago (LUC), Ministerio Publico do Estado de Minas Gerais – Brazil (MPMG), Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), University of Cape Town (UCT), Women Enabled; while the Financial Members are: Ministry of Foreign Affairs – France, OPEC Fund for International Development
Steering Commitee Minutes

Achievements by the Coalition of Intellectual Partners
A Progress Report

GFLJD Partners combined efforts and expertise to share valuable knowledge on Law, Justice and Development.
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