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The International Legal Foundation

Org #26708
Vetted since 2014
2001
year founded
$25,317
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The International Legal Foundation assists countries emerging from conflict or transition to establish public defender systems that provide effective, quality criminal defense services to the poor. In 2003, the ILF opened Afghanistan's first independent public defender office in Kabul, and has since established public defender offices in Nepal and the West Bank. The ILF's mission is to assist post-conflict and transitional countries to establish public defender systems that provide quality and effective criminal defense services to the poor. In carrying out its mission, the ILF is driven by the belief that defense lawyers - as guardians of due process - are indispensible to any fair ... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Jennifer Smith
Jennifer Smith
Maria Cecilia Trinidad
Maria Cecilia Trinidad
Tara Mullaney
Tara Mullaney
Rachel Aicher
Rachel Aicher
Team
Jennifer Smith, Nicole Taylor, Ajay Shankar Jha, Mohammad Waqar, Nael Ghannam
Organization Information
315 West 39th Street
Room 507
New York, NY 10018
United States
212-608-1188

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0464881480
Organization Information
315 West 39th Street
Room 507
New York, NY 10018
United States
212-608-1188

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #0464881480

Project Reports

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Feb 4, 2020
Final Report on Establishing Legal Aid in Post-Conflict Countries
Dear GlobalGiving Community, Hello and Happy New Year to all of you! Over the past five years since we launched our campaign on GlobalGiving, with your support the ILF has been able to expand our...
Nov 26, 2019
Pressing for Pretrial Release in Brazil
While in Brazil this month, I spent a day visiting custody hearings in the José Frederico Marques public jail with the Rio de Janeiro Public Defender’s Office. First introduced in Brazil...
Aug 27, 2019
Myanmar Finds the Wins
Two years since the ILF opened its doors in Myanmar and defended its first clients with your help, our project continues to grow and develop. This summer we opened a fifth legal aid office in Myanmar,...
 
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