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International Labour Standards

This joint IBA and International Organization of Employers report provides guidance to businesses on the ILO's International Labour Standards

Access to justice in hybrid tribunals

This report, launched on 5 December at a high-level side event to the 17th Session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), focuses on the important role of defence and victims’ counsel in ensuring fair trials and access to justice for victims at hybrid tribunals and specialised chambers.

Rule of Law - short videos

'Look after the Rule of Law, and it will look after you.' A video series showing the importance of the rule of law

Cybersecurity guidelines

The IBA has launched cybersecurity guidelines for law firms to protect themselves from breaches of data security

Global Insight

Magazine October / November 2018


Brexit: an uncertain future

Democracy in crisis

The legal profession in the MeToo era

Bill Browder


The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute works with the global legal community to promote and protect human rights and the independence of the legal profession.


The International Bar Association’s Legal Policy & Research Unit undertakes research, develops, and implements innovative strategies and initiatives that are relevant to current contemporary global issues.