African Legal Support Facility (ALSF)

Facilité africaine de soutien juridique

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History

Established Dec 2008, as an autonomous legal and independent international organization. Constitutive Assembly 29 June 2009, Tunis (Tunisia), following Agreement signed as a Treaty by African Development Bank (ADB), and 29 African States.

Aims

Operate as a legal and technical service provider to regional member countries, allowing them access to sound legal advice and technical assistance on matters relating to creditor litigation, complex commercial transactions, particularly with regard to infrastructure strengthening and extractive resource management and negotiation, debt management and restructuring; focus on capacity building and knowledge management from a technical, legal viewpoint, with a views to strengthening legal capacity throughout Africa.

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Activities

Conflict resolution; guidance/assistance/consulting; capacity building; events/meetings; training/education; knowledge management/information dissemination.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 10 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 5 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 51 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Law
    • Legality
  • Solidarity
    • Solidarity

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

J0427

Last News Received

17. Nov 2014
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** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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