International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL)
Association internationale des juristes démocrates (AIJD)
Asociación Internacional de Juristas Demócratas
Internationale Vereinigung Demokratischer Juristen
Mezdunarodnaja Associacija Juristov-Demokratov
1946-10 Paris France
Statutes most recently amended at 15th Congress, Apr 2001, Havana (Cuba).
Facilitate contact and exchange of views between and among lawyers and lawyers' associations of all countries; foster understanding and goodwill among them; work together to achieve the aims set out in the United Nations Charter; ensure common action by lawyers in the study and practice of democratic principles, making for maintenance of peace and cooperation among nations; restore, defend and develop democratic rights and liberties in legislation and its practice; promote independence of all peoples and oppose any restriction on this independence whether in law or in practice; defend and promote human rights and peoples' rights; promote preservation of ecology and healthy environment; work for strict adherence to rule of law and independence of the judiciary and legal profession; defend peoples' rights to development and to conditions of economic equality, enjoyment of the fruits of scientific progress and of natural resources.
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General Assembly (every 4 years, at Congress). Council (meets once a year), comprising all members of the Bureau, all other office bearers and one representative appointed by and from each member association. Bureau, comprising up to 18 members. Current Officers: 3 Presidents Emeriti, President, 3 Vice Presidents; Secretary General, 3 Deputy Secretaries General, Treasurer, 2 Deputy Treasurers, 3 Permanent Invitees. Congress open.
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