International Society of African Lawyers (ISAL)

Association internationale des juristes africains

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History

Sep 1981, London (UK), following a conference of lawyers and academicians from Africa and the West Indies. No recent activity reported since 1994.

Aims

Unite black lawyers from around the world, forming solid relationships through constant contact; use all legal means to permit black people to attain human dignity, while respecting existing human rights mechanisms; develop a federated black juridicial structure at the global level; promote human rights, seeking to improve and develop them in international law; seek ratification of the 'Banjul Charter', the African charter for the rights of man and of peoples, seeking the amendment of certain articles; promote and encourage respect for the rule of law and for humanitarian customs; research and inform governments and others on human rights violations.

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Activities

Provides free legal assistance and advice, intervening for individuals and groups with governments and international organizations. Assembles documents, placing them at the disposal of members. Organizes international conferences, meetings and seminars.

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Subjects *

  • Mankind
    • Human
  • Law
    • Law
    • Lawyers
  • Peace
    • Rights
  • Purpose
    • Purpose

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D2084

Last News Received

1994
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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