ISLP Mission

ISLP provides the pro bono services of highly skilled and experienced lawyers to promote human rights, equitable and sustainable economic development and the rule of law worldwide. It assists governments, non-governmental organizations and other institutions working to build legal capacity and to advance the rights and well-being of their citizens.

ISLP Report Finds that Humanitarian Exemptions to Iran Sanctions Are Only Partially Effective in Facilitating Humanitarian Trade

Report on Humanitarian Exemptions to Iran SanctionsISLP, with the expert support of the Human Rights in Iran Unit at the City University of New York and international trade experts from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, released a report today that evaluates the U.S. and EU sanctions regimes against Iran and the effects that those regimes may have on humanitarian trade. Download the report pdf here or view the press release.

Focus On: Equitable Economic Development

Over the past seven years, ISLP has developed a significant program of assistance to several governments of least developed countries with their efforts to improve the management and governance of their countries’ extractive sector wealth. This is an area where ISLP is uniquely qualified to support both governments and local communities with some of the most experienced mining, environmental, tax, and other international transactions lawyers in the world.