With the support of institutional donors and private partners, we have organized hundreds of international cooperation projects in more than 20 countries, mainly in Africa and Latin America, since 2002.
We firmly believe that, through the support provided by our professionals and volunteers, it is possible to make law an instrument for change and development that will benefit individuals and communities.
To demonstrate humanity, be in the right place at the right time, build partnerships with local organizations ─ respecting their needs and expectations ─, and to help victims of human rights violations regain their dignity… our work is immensely challenging, but is also highly rewarding.
Our legal expertise and inclusive vision of international cooperation enable us to deliver tangible value in the countries in which we operate.
For 15 years now, our professionals and volunteers have sought to build close relationships by:
Our presence and the technical support we provide on the ground help change mindsets and bring about tangible advances in respect for international legal standards, in particular by:
Over time, we have put in place forums for the exchange of knowledge and for training, aimed at responding to the needs of practitioners in the fields of international law, and the next generation of lawyers. Through our actions, we seek to raise awareness within, and educate, the general public about global issues that could, on occasion, have an unexpected impact on their everyday lives.
Our efforts in Canada have therefore involved: