Hina Jilani announced as 2020 Stockholm Human Rights Award laureate

October 7, 2020

Pioneering lawyer, pro-democracy campaigner and avid civil rights activist Hina Jilani was announced today as the recipient of the 2020 Stockholm Human Rights Award – bestowed annually by the Swedish Bar Association,the International Bar Association (IBA) and the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC). Ms Jilani has always been…

Remembering a Windhoek Seminar and UN Security Council resolution 1325: ILAC’s Board member Nina Lahoud takes stock 20 years after promises were made to the world’s women in conflict-affected countries

October 5, 2020

”The Beijing Platform for Action and UNSC Resolution 1325 are both examples of how international law can be used to move gender equality forward. Countries like my own, Sweden, where equality between the sexes has reached further than in other countries – have…

ICJ: Israel – ensure full compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights – new briefing paper

June 29, 2020

ILAC’s member the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) published a briefing paper examining Israel’s failure to implement and comply with certain obligations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). The briefing examines a number of human rights…

CEELI Institute: Podcast series Safeguarding the Rule of Law in Challenging Times

ILAC’s member CEELI Institute has announced the release of their first podcast series Safeguarding the Rule of Law in Challenging Times.This series encapsulates the unique legal challenges of the day and will feature interviews, conversations, and reports with learning judges, civil society actors, and representatives of European institutions…