Stockholm, Sweden — The International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) today released a new report that explains how justice is administered throughout Syria after six years of conflict. ILAC’s Rule of Law Assessment Report, Syria 2017 provides a baseline for future reconciliation efforts with a comprehensive, publicly available account of the current state of the Syrian […]
We are delighted to announce that the Japan Federation of Bar Associations will host ILAC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting in Tokyo, Japan this May 11 -13, 2017. Our 2017 AGM promises to be a momentous event as we celebrate ILAC’s 15th anniversary.
ILAC is delighted to welcome Patrick Hartwig to our Finance & Admin department! Patrick has extensive development and administrative experience studying and working abroad throughout Asia and in Brazil. Most recently he worked for IPSOS in Vietnam on market research projects. Besides quantitative research and a primary interest in political economy and development, he has […]
ILAC applauds the reopening of the Swedish diplomatic mission in Tunis, Tunisia after it had been closed for over fourteen years. An official ceremony this week hosted by the Swedish Foreign Minister, Margot Wallström and attended by her Tunisian counterpart, Khemaies Jhinaoui, and Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi marked the Embassy’s official opening. ILAC’s Senior […]
ILAC is delighted to welcome the Tunisian Bar Association (Ordre national des avocats de Tunisie, ONAT) as our newest organizational member! The Tunisian Bar Association is a member of the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, that won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015. As a member of the Quartet, the Tunisian Bar played a prominent role in bringing about true reform […]
ILAC’s Board of Directors met over September 29-October 1, 2016 in San Juan, Puerto Rico for its annual in person meeting. The Board was kindly hosted by the Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico and its new president, Alejandro Torres Riviera. Founded in 1840 the Colegio is one of the oldest bar associations in the Western […]
Stockholm, Sweden ILAC is delighted to welcome Silvija Tolomanoska as our new head of administration. Silvija was a close ally to ILAC between 2005-2010 when she worked at the Swedish Foreign Ministry with post-conflict rule of law and security and as a negotiator with the Swedish delegation to the United Nations focusing on human rights. […]
Stockholm, October 5, 2016: Sweden´s Ministry for Foreign Affairs hosted a women’s rights workshop in Stockholm this week that ILAC’s Executive Director, Agneta Johansson, and Ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations in Geneva, Veronika Bard, co-moderated.
ILAC is delighted to be working with the National Center for State Courts on a new project aimed at improving court management in Tunisia with funding from the U.S. Department of State.
Solna, Sweden – – Given her outstanding contributions, the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC) honored Joan D. Winship with lifetime membership at its 2016 Annual General Meeting.
ILAC is delighted to announce our expanded partnership with the Tunisian Ministry of Justice. As memorialized with the signing of new amendments to our existing memorandum of understanding this month, ILAC will now work with the Ministry to help improve Tunisia’s court administration.
During the opening day of ILAC’s 2016 Annual General Meeting, ILAC members and partners engaged with the UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation and guarantees of non-recurrence Pablo de Greiff in a seminar entitled Breaking the Cycle of Violations: Reforming Judiciaries as Prevention.
ILAC held our 14th Annual General Meeting at our new headquarters in Solna, Sweden on May 18 – 21, 2016. We congratulate our members and secretariat for a successful meeting that resulted in new ILAC governance and programmatic initiatives.
Thursday 19 May 16.00 – 18.00 ILAC/Sipri Signalistgatan 9, Solna While it is a truism that the rule of law is closely linked with transitional justice, the question of how to build complementarity in practice remains unclear. The UN Special Rapporteur on transitional justice issues, Pablo de Greiff, has promoted cooperation across fields of practice […]
Thursday 19 May 14.00 – 15.30 ILAC/Sipri Signalistgatan 9, Solna Five years of intense armed conflict have seen the complete withdrawal or destruction of justice institutions throughout Syria. This has created a legal vacuum and left the population without access to justice.
ILAC is delighted to welcome Ulrika Nilsson to our programme team! Ulrika comes to us from the Stockholm Policy Group where she provided strategic analysis and advisory services such as evaluations and studies to government agencies, non-profit organizations, and private sector actors. Ulrika also has experience working with conflict sensitivity and analysis as well as […]