International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL)

ECOSOC Status: Special Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: UN correspondance:
C/o 116 West 111th Street
New York
NY 10026

International Headquarters:
Rue Brialmont 21
1210 Brussels, Belgium
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
  • Research
  • Criminal Justice

  • Other:'human rights, rule of law, independence of the judiciary, international law'
Short description:
Aims of IADL:
-To facilitate contact and exchanges of views among lawyers and lawyers= associations of all countries to foster understanding and goodwill among them.
-To work together to achieve the aims set out in the Charter of the United Nations.
-To ensure common action by lawyers: In the realm of law, the study and practice of the
principles of democracy to encourage the maintenance of peace and cooperation among nations.
-To restore, defend and develop democratic rights and liberties in legislation and in practice.
-To promote the independence of all peoples and to oppose any restriction on this independence whether in law or in practice.
-To defend and promote human and peoples' rights.
-To promote the preservation of ecology and healthy environments.
-To struggle for strict adherence to the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary and legal profession.
-To defend peoples' rights to development and for conditions of economic equality and the enjoyment of the fruits of scientific progress and natural resources.
Other offices: