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Forum for discussion of Public & Private International Law
The International Law Association was founded in Brussels in 1873. Its objectives, under its Constitution, are "the study, clarification and development of international law, both public and private, and the furtherance of international understanding and respect for international law".

The ILA has consultative status, as an international non-governmental organisation, with a number of the United Nations specialised agencies.

Professor Claus Kress (German Branch) & Member of the ILA Committee on Complementarity in International Criminal Law has been granted the 2014 the M C Bassiouni Justice Award, which was dedicated to "outstanding academic service to international criminal law".  

 

 

 

 

Welcome message from Lord Mance, Executive Chair of the ILA

Events

 

 The 2014 ILA 76th Biennial Conference was held inWashington DC, April 7-11  in conjunction with ASILFor further details and programme please see the conference website: www.ila2014.org
Click here to view reports submitted.
Download   ILA Delegate List (Draft) Washington 2014 (49KB)

Click here for the Conference Summary  Conference Summary (478KB) 

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 The Nigerian Branch of the International Law Association successfully held its inaugural annual conference on October 28, 2014 inVictoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Themed International Investments in an Era of Terrorism and Transnational Threats: Taking Stock and Charting International Law Responses for the Future."  the event was a high-level gathering of eminent international and Nigerian scholars. The Branchs President Prof Fidelis Oditah QC, SAN welcomed delegates to the conference. The keynote speaker was Prof. Maurice Mendelson Q.C.- Master of the Bench of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister and Solicitor, Blackstone Chambers and member of the British Branch of the ILA. The event was chaired by The Hon. Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, GCON the Chief Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. 

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