IBA Task Forces and Action Groups
Task Force on Illicit Financial Flows, Poverty and Human Rights
The IBAHRI has convened a task force to analyse how illicit financial flows, and specifically the proceeds of tax evasion, impact on poverty and subsequently affect the enforcement of economic-socio and cultural rights (ESCR). Read more and watch interviews with members of the task force
Presidential Task Force on the Financial Crisis
This Task Force, commissioned by Past President of the IBA, Akira Kawamura, follows on from and builds on the work done on financial regulation in the first phase of the project.
Mr Kawamura asked that the Task Force focus on the aftermath of the GFC rather than just the crisis itself. He encouraged the Task Force to be forward-looking.
The Task Force was led by the IBA's Public and Professional Interest Division (PPID). A report will be published and launched at the IBA Annual Conference 2013. Read more
Task Force on International Terrorism
The IBAHRI convened a Task Force, comprising world-famous jurists, in order to analyse the considerable developments in international law and practice.The events of 9/11 set governments and international law-making bodies a number of complex and novel legal challenges in terms of responding to global terrorism whilst protecting people’s fundamental rights and freedoms. Read more
Rule of Law Action Group
(formerly President's Rule of Law Task Force)
The Rule of Law Action Group's purpose is to encourage and assist the membership of the IBA, both member organisations and individual members, to respond on a continuous basis to the call of the IBA Council to 'speak out in support of the Rule of Law within their respective communities'. Read more