The Law Society sent an intervention letter to Chiense authorities to raise concern over various cases concerning human rights lawyers in China.
On 29 October 2018, the Law Society welcomed a delegation from Uganda at the Law Society as part of a study visit of England and Wales.
The Law Society sent an intervention letter on the case of the murder of the Burmese human rights lawyer U Ko Ni.
On Friday 16 February 2018, a group of legal professionals and aspiring law students from India visited the Law Society.
The letter can be found on the right hand-side of this page.
The Law Society sent a letter to authorities in Saudi Arabia regarding the harassment and incommunicado detention of women’s rights defender Samar Badawi
The letter can be found on the right hand-side of this webpage.
On 6 November 2018, the Law Society hosted the London launch of the International Legal Assistance Consortium’s (ILAC) judicial assessment report on Guatemala. Over 30 people including solicitors, barristers, academics, law students, and INGOs attended this event.
The Law Society attended the farewell reception for Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department (HRDD) at the FCO
This year’s Geneva Peace Week (5-9 November 2018) focused on the urgency of finding peaceful solutions for the growing risks of violent conflict, building on the lessons from history, and the needs for future peacebuilding practice. More than 65 events were organised by 120 partners over 5 days, which helped to maximise networking opportunities as well as creating synergies between the organisations and its participants.