IBAHRI activities

The IBAHRI has a number of core projects working towards our objectives. Core activities include: capacity building with under resourced bar associations and law societies; high-level fact-finding missions to countries where there are signs of a deterioration of the rule of law; trial observations; and training for judges, lawyers and prosecutors. In addition, the IBAHRI undertakes a wide range of thematic programmes to further advance our objectives.

Abolition of the death penalty

Advice on proposed legislation

Amicus curiae briefs

Capacity building with bar associations and law societies


Freedom of expression

International terrorism

International trial observations


Poverty and human rights

Parliamentary strengthening

Sexual orientation and human rights


The Rule of Law Directory

United Nations Programme