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Save the Date: IAWJ's 13th Biennial Conference in Washington DC
25 November, 2014
The event, "Women Judges and the Rule of Law: Assessing the Past, Anticipating the Future," will take place between May 26th-29th, 2016 in Washington DC, USA. 
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Attend the IAWJ's UNCSW Panel Discussion in New York - March 9th
3 March, 2015
Register for the 2015 Asia/Pacific Regional Conference in the Philippines
12 February 2015
The 2015 IAWJ Asia-Pacific Regional Conference is hosted by the Philippine Association of Women Judges (PWJA) in cooperation with the IAWJ and will take place on May 12th-15th, 2015. The event will be held at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City, The Philippines. The theme will be "Protecting the Rights of Women and Children Across the Asia Pacific Region". Registration is now open!

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Attend the Panel Discussion "Ensuring that Courts do not Re-Victimize: Making Beijing's Commitments a Reality," organized by the IAWJ and the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women meeting. The event will take place at 12:30pm on March 9th, 2015 on the 10th floor of the Church Center of the United Nations in New York, NY.   

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Plan to Attend the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Conference of Women Judges
03 March 2015
Plan to Attend the Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Regional Conference of Women Judges that will take place from March 27th to 29th, 2015 at the Ramada Plaza Hotel in Tunis, Tunisia on the theme,“The Independence of the Judiciary.” This conference is being held in conjunction with the IAWJ’s ILAC MENA program on ‘Strengthening Women Judges’ Capacity to Provide Judicial Leadership on Gender and Access to Justice’.​

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IAWJ seeking applicants for Executive Director 
26 January, 2015
The IAWJ is advertising to fill the position of Executive Director, following the announced retirement of Joan Winship. For information about the authority and responsibilities of the Executive Director, qualifications and qualities sought in candidates for the position, and the requirements and date for application, please see the posted advertisement here.   

Please submit a letter of application and resume/c.v. to: EDsearch@iawj.org 
No phone calls, please.