Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: P.O Box 6065 Arusha
House No. 3 Jandu Road, Off Njiro Road
Country: Tanzania (United Republic of)
Region: Eastern Africa
UN Languages: French, English
Other languages:
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Governance'
Short description:
PALU is the umbrella association of African lawyers and law societies. It brings together the continent’s five regional and fifty-four national lawyers associations, as well as individual lawyer-members. The mission is to work towards the development of the law and legal profession, the rule of law, human rights and socio-economic development of the African continent, including through supporting African regional integration.

PALU actively engages and works with the African Union (AU) and its various organs and institutions. It has a formal Memorandum of Understanding on Co-operation and Collaboration with the AU.
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