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 2014
Financing and Implementing the Post-2015 Development Agenda

October 20-24, 2014 World Bank Headquarters

In September 2014, a report on Sustainable Development Goals to guide the post-2015 agenda will be submitted to the UN General Assembly. LJD Week 2014 will provide a timely opportunity to discuss, debate, and define the role of law and justice in the post-2015 development agenda.
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New Governance: Establishment of the Steering Committee

On May 1, 2014 the GFLJD governance structure transitioned from the interim phase to the permanent one, with the establishment of the Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is chaired by the World Bank. The SC Intellectual Members are: 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 (OFID).

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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Workshop on Solutions to the Problem of Falsified and Substandard Medicines and Products

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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Law, Policy and Practice on Inclusive Education: Lessons from the Eastern African Community

Seventh Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
June 11, 2014
Location: UN Headquarters, New York
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Guidance Note on the Right to Inclusive Education: Law, Policy and Practice >>
World Bank Desk Review >>

Suspension and Debarment Colloquium

Thursday, May 15, 2014 9:00 am - 6:00 pm ET
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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Poster >>
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World Crime Forum: The Impact and Cost of Corruption on Development and Global Business

April 10, 2014 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ET
Location: World Bank, Washington DC
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