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INTERNATIONAL LAW INSTITUTE - ILI

International Law Institite (ILI), founded in 1955 and based in Washington, DC, provides training and technical assistance to find practical solutions to the legal, economic and financial problems of developing countries and emerging economies and to generally promote the rule of law in those parts of the world. ILI is a leading authority and global provider of training and technical assistance relating to international legal, economic and financial issues. (See ILI website for more detailed information.)

 

AFRICAN CENTER FOR LEGAL EXCELLENCE - ACLE

In 1997 ILI established ILI-Uganda, named International Law Institute -African Centre for Legal Excellence (ILI-ACLE), dedicated to providing affordable and high-level post-professional education to public and private sector officials in Uganda in the areas of law, governance, finance and project management. Over the years, ILI-ACLE has drawn public and private sector professionals and institutions from across countries in Africa and the rest of the world as participants, faculty and consultants. ILI-ACLE has worked with numerous partners such as Democratic Governance Facility, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the World Bank, Case Western Reserve University and others in areas including access to justice, judicial restructuring and support, promoting government integrity, international criminal law, conflict transformation, public sector leadership and regional integration. ILI-ACLE’s training programs and activities have expanded from Uganda to strategic locations across Africa, the Middle East, South-East Asia and elsewhere.

 

GLOBAL LEGAL INFORMATION NETWORK - GLIN

The Global Legal Information Network (GLIN) is a network of Member States and designated International Organizations committed to enhancing the legislative processes of individual countries, and to making their laws and legal decisions accessible to their citizens, legislators, government and private sector officials and others who relate to the country through international trade, and to participants in the global community generally.

 

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION - IDLO

International Development Law Orgamization (IDLO) is the only intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law. Governments, multilateral organizations, private foundations and the private sector support its work. It is headquartered in Rome, where it was first founded, and where it continues to enjoy strong support from the Italian government. IDLO also has a presence in The Hague, and is represented at the United Nations in New York and Geneva, where it helps to shape the debate about human rights and development.

 

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW - ASIL

American Society of International Law (ASIL) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, educational membership organization founded in 1906 and chartered by Congress in 1950. ASIL holds Special Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations and is a constituent society of the American Council of Learned Societies. The Society is headquartered in Washington, DC, and is governed by an Executive Council, as provided in its Constitution and Regulations.

 

ABA RULE OF LAW INITIATIVE - ABA ROLI

American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI) has as its mission to promote justice, economic opportunity and human dignity through the rule of law.

 

WORLD JUSTICE PROJECT - WJP

The World Justice Project® (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. WJP employs a multi-disciplinary approach through original research and data, an active and global network, and practical, locally led programs to advance the rule of law worldwide. Founded by William H. Neukom in 2006 as a presidential initiative of the American Bar Association (ABA), and with the initial support of 21 other strategic partners, the WJP transitioned in 2009 into an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It has offices in Washington DC, Seattle, Singapore, and Mexico City.

 

UNIFORM LAW COMMISSION - ULC

The Uniform Law Commission (ULC, also known as the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws), established in 1892, provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law.

 

THE INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR UNIFICATION OF PRIVATE LAW - UNIDROIT

The International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) is an independent intergovernmental organization based in Rome with 63 member states. Its purpose is to study needs and methods for modernizing, harmonizing and coordinating private and particular commercial law as between states and groups of states and to formulate uniform law instruments, principles and rules to achieve those objectives. Set up in 1926 as an auxiliary organ of the League of Nations, the UNIDROIT was, following the demise of the League, re-established in 1940 on the basis of a multilateral agreement, the UNIDROIT Statute.

 

UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW - UNCITRAL

The United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) is the core legal body of the United Nations system in the field of international trade law. A legal body with universal membership specializing in commercial law reform worldwide for over 50 years, UNCITRAL's business is the modernization and harmonization of rules on international business.

 

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