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Global Insight

Magazine June / July 2018

Film/podcast

Foreign meddling in democracy

Russia: the diplomatic standoff

Bill Browder

Syria: an international crisis

IBA News and Initiatives

Anti-corruption mandate

The IBA and the International Federation of Accountants have published a joint anti-corruption mandate as part of their shared commitment to continue their work combating corruption in all its forms

IBA Jurist Award - nominate

The new Jurist Award celebrates the ‘unsung heroes’ of the legal profession: jurists who exemplify personal sacrifice and commitment to justice. Nominations are open until 31 August. See all IBA awards here.

Bullying and harassment survey now open

A global survey launched to understand the nature and extent of bullying and harassment in the legal profession

Independent media and the rule of law

The second in the IBA's six-part series of live events discussing contemporary rule of law challenges was held on Thursday 7 June in Washington DC, entitled 'Independent media and the rule of law'. It was also live streamed. Panellists included Andrea Mitchell (NBC), Jennifer Rubin (Washington Post), and media lawyer Lee Levine.

IBA Hague Office

In 2018, the Hague Office is bringing its work on ICC matters to a wider audience to mark the 20th anniversary of the Rome Statute.

Task Force on the Future of Legal Services

This Task Force was formed to examine changes affecting the legal profession and ultimately to take steps to assist lawyers in managing those changes. The Task Force released its 'Drivers of Change' report in November 2017.

IBAHRI

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.

LPRU

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.