Russia Ukraine crisis
The invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces has violated international law, put international security at risk and caused a humanitarian crisis. The International Bar Association is an organisation with the promotion and protection of the rule of law and human rights at the centre of its mission and as such is compelled to speak out. On this page you will find our statements on the situation and Global Insight coverage of this and related issues in the form of articles, podcasts and films.
Download the International Bar Association’s (IBA) response to the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Exclusive interview with Anna Babych, Vice-Chair of the ERF Public Policy Group and executive partner of Ukrainian law firm Aequo discusses her experience of the conflict in Ukraine.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine shocked the world. Global Insight assesses the lead-up to the conflict, its fallout and the ongoing international efforts to hold those in power to account.
Global Insight explore the unprecedented reaction to the plight of Ukrainian refugees and the need for a coordinated, compassionate international response.
This act by President Putin is a watershed moment that indisputably violates international law. Member States of the United Nations have, since 1945, agreed that territory should only change hands by consent. This rule is at the centre of maintaining international law and order between States. The IBA, founded to promote and protect the rule of law, strongly condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.’
Russia's invasion of Ukraine
Global Insight analyses some of the key theme of the invasion so far; international reaction, atrocities, economic sanctions and media freedom in Russia.
Harnessing law in times of war
This webinar presents the consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine from a human rights and humanitarian law perspective and explore possible avenues for accountability and the role of law at this stage of the conflict.
Interview with Bill Browder
Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, on Russian corruption, sanctions and seeking justice for Sergei Magnitsky. May 2018.
Harnessing Law in times of war
Date: 16 March 2022 Time: 17:00-18:30 GMT
- The global response to the Ukraine refugee crisis
Date: 21 March Time: 16:00-17:15 GMT
The Russian invasion of Ukraine: How law firms and lawyers are responding (Part 1 of 2)
Date: 29 March Time: 13:00-14:30 BST
The Russian invasion of Ukraine: How can the legal profession provide support to Ukraine? (Part 2 of 2)
Date: 6 April Time: 13:00-14:30 BST
Exclusive interview with Anna Babych, Vice-Chair of the ERF Public Policy Group and executive partner of Ukrainian law firm Aequo
European Regional Forum
Poland’s answer to Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion
Immigration and Nationality Law Committee
Spanish immigration law and policy for people affected by the invasion of Ukraine
Law Firm Management
The Russian invasion of Ukraine: How can the legal profession provide support to Ukraine?
Law Firm Management
- Ukraine Crisis Legal Resources
A comprehensive list of documents by the War Crime Committee
Ukrainian people eight years ago said very clearly and firmly that 'We are for dignity, We are for justice, We are against corruption. We are for Western values, views which are grounded in liberty and on dignity and on the respect of human rights and on the rise of other people’