Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU)
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||P.O Box 6065 Arusha
House No. 3 Jandu Road, Off Njiro Road
|Country:||Tanzania (United Republic of)|
|UN Languages:||French, English|
Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Governance'
||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.