International Bar Association (IBA)

Association internationale du barreau

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URL: http://www.ibanet.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/internationalbarassociation
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/international-bar-association/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ibanews

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Founded

1947-02-17 New York NY USA

History

Founded as a federation of national bar associations. Constitution modified: 1947; 1958; 1966; 1968; 1972; 1976; 1982; 1984; 1986; 1988; 1991; 2000; 2002; 2005; 2007; 2009; 2010; 2012; 2016. Restructured 24 Oct 2004, Auckland (New Zealand).

Aims

Support the independence of the judiciary, the right of lawyers to practise their profession without interference, and human rights of lawyers worldwide; establish and maintain permanent relations and exchanges among bar associations and law societies and individual member lawyers; discuss problems of professional organization and status; advance the science of jurisprudence in all its phases; promote uniformity and definition in appropriate fields of law by common study of practical legal problems; promote administration of justice under law among peoples of the world; promote legal aspects of the principles and aims of the United Nations in executing these objectives; cooperate with, and promote coordination among, international juridical organizations having similar purposes.

Events

2024-05-07 | Washington, DC USA – Annual Joint Conference on International Franchising
2023-10-29 | Paris, France – Annual Conference
2023-05-09 | Washington, DC USA – Annual Joint Conference on International Franchising
2022-10-30 | Miami, FL USA – Annual Conference
2022-06-02 | Paris, France – Annual World Life Sciences Conference
2022-06-02 | Stockholm, Sweden – Annual Competition Mid-Year Conference
2022-05-17 | Washington, DC USA – Annual Joint Conference on International Franchising
2022-03-07 | London, UK – Annual International Conference on Private Investment Funds
2021-10-17 | Paris, France – Annual Conference

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Structure

IBA Council (meeting twice a year), comprises one representative of each member organization and, ex officio, the officers: President; Vice-President; Secretary-General; Treasurer. Management Board. IBA Office. Standing Committees. From 24 Oct 2004, two divisions replace U-XK1106 - International Bar Association - Section on Business Law (SBL), U-XK1114 - International Bar Association - Section on Legal Practice and U-XK1119 - International Bar Association - Section on Energy and Natural Resources Law: Legal Practice Division comprises: LPD Council; LPD Officers - Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary-Treasurer (who is also IBA Treasurer) and Honorary President Founder; Sections - SBL Committees, SERL Committees and SLP commercially-focused committees. PUblic and Professional Interest Division (PPID) comprises: PPID Council; PPID Officers - Chair, Vice-Chair and Secretary-Treasurer (who is Assistant Treasurer of IBA); Bar Issues Commission; professional and public interest committees; some IBA Standing Committees; E-XE3348 - International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI). Meetings closed.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

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

UIA Org ID

XB1396

Last News

2020

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