Others

6 September 2016

Pro bono lawyers contribute to sustainable development

ASF calls for the strengthening of pro bono practices, which can bring about positive and sustainable change among societies and justice systems. This message has been shared at the 5th Pro Bono Conference held in Bali last week, and will be further disseminated in other international events.

[...]


16 June 2016

Access to justice and sustainable development: the missing link?

Promoting the rule of law at the national and international levels, and ensuring equal access to justice for all are part of the Sustainable Development Goals adopted by the United Nations. The effectiveness of justice and the rule of law are central to the establishment of sustainable peace and development in post-conflict countries. But how can we prove this? This is the question raised by ASF during the European Development Days.

[...]


17 February 2014

ASF wins ING Solidarity Award

Avocats Sans Frontières was recently awarded a Solidarity Award by the bank ING. ASF’s aid project for refugees and asylum seekers in Burundi was one of 15 selected by the jury, from almost 650 entries.

[...]


10 January 2014

« Music For Life », music for more justice

The law students of the University of Leuven and the Flemish Bar Association have organized different fundraising activities for the radio campaign ‘Music For Life’. Their goal: to support the activities of Lawyers Without Borders.

[...]


19 December 2013

Access to justice on the post-2015 agenda

Avocats Sans Frontières, along with fellow human rights organisations all over the world, has called for the post-2015 development agenda to be embedded with a human rights framework to ensure both sustainability and justice. Especially important for ASF is the emphasis on the role of access to justice as a human right that guarantees all other human rights.

[...]


15 November 2013

Why is justice without borders?

Who better to respond to this question than ASF’s Heads of Mission and Regional Representatives, based in different countries worldwide. They have gathered for ten days of intensive briefing at ASF’s headquarters in Brussels and they share their views about the core of the organisation’s mandate: the defense of human rights.

[...]


17 October 2013

Saving up for more justice

Brussels – Ensuring justice means ensuring sustainability. That is the reason why Avocats Sans Frontières also reaches out to people who save up their money at banks committed to sustainable development, like Triodos Bank. Therefore, at the invitation of this bank, ASF took part at the annual Triodos Day, in Brussels, and took this opportunity to share its message of sustainable justice with savers and clients.

[...]


publications

3 July 2015



22 April 2015



1 July 2013




© 2017, Avocats Sans Frontières. All rights reserved. Webmaster: Média Animation asbl