African Society of International and Comparative Law (ASICL)

Société africaine de droit international et comparé

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History

1986. First registered in UK. Current headquarters in Banjul (Gambia).

Aims

Promote advancement of public education in the field of law and civil liberties in Africa; protect individual liberties; raise standards in administration of justice; provide a comprehensive legal aid system in each African country; with cooperation of justice departments, organize an itinerant ombudsman service for dispute settlement in rural areas; promote the African contribution to international law; promote formulation of clear, established rules to deal with multiplicity of legal systems - local, religious, national - found in many African countries.

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Activities

Fieldwork in rural areas to raise standards of justice administration, mainly through national branches. Encourages formation of women's groups to advise on their specific problems, and of law teachers' and practitioners' groups. Preparing legal documentation to provide a record of legal affairs in Africa. Establishing an African Research Library in Africa. Plans setting up a 'School for Diplomats' to provide centralized training for African diplomats. With law enforcement agencies, organizes workshops for police and other law officers on civil liberties.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) (Observer); United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 72 countries
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Subjects *

  • Law
    • Law

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

D2908

Last News Received

2015
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