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New Home for ISLP UK

Today marked the first day for the ISLP UK team in their new and improved offices courtesy of Herbert Smith Freehills. With the impending closure of Development House, ISLP UK Executive Director Susan Hazledine sourced the new premises and oversaw […]
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EU Awards Top Honors to ISLP's Pro Bono Lawyers

The training of Russian and Ukrainian media lawyers by ISLP volunteers Richard Winfield, Natasha Lisman, and Marietta Cauchi was awarded the highest score, A++, by independent European Union evaluators.  The ISLP training sessions were the leading component of the EU’s […]
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Lawyers: Guideposts On The Path To Remedy- ISLP/Accountability Counsel Think Piece

When attempting to provide remedy for communities harmed by corporate finance, creating fair, transparent, and effective agreements between companies and communities is the goal. But in many cases, the technical, legal, or operational tasks necessary to reach that end point […]
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ISLP CID Director Chairs Panel Discussion at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

    Monika Mehta, Program Director for Community-Inclusive Development at the ISLP will tomorrow Chair a lunch time panel session on the role of lawyers in ensuring access to remedy at UN Forum on Business and Human Rights.    The panel […]
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Delivering Capacity Building and Legal Assistance for the Ministry of Justice, The Gambia

  Since the beginning of November, one of our legal fellows, Alessandra Mistura, has been working in The Gambia to provide capacity building support and legal assistance to the Ministry of Justice.  Thanks to a grant received by the the […]
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Executive Director in Kigali, Rwanda for Capacity Building Training

Katherine Mulhern, Executive Director of ISLP, has been in Kigali, Rwanda participating in a program organised by the African Legal Support Facility in partnership with the Connex Support Unit. The Program, entitled ‘Executive Training for State Representatives on Boards of […]
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Negotiating Impact Investing, Nairobi

After a successful first day yesterday ISLP are continuing to work with our partners to deliver our CPD accredited two day interactive, introductory training program on Impact Investment deals for Kenyan lawyers. The training examines a basic impact investing deal […]
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A State Affair: Privatising Congo's Copper Sector

Last week The Carter Center published the first part of “A State Affair: Privatizing Congo’s Copper Sector”, a comprehensive report on the contractual and financial practices of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining company, Gécamines, and its most important […]
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ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion

ISLP-UK Director Susan Hazeldine chaired the ROLE UK: PILnet Global Forum 2017 Panel Discussion on ‘Pro Bono, Rule of Law and International Development’ at the recent PILnet Conference.   Pro Bono and International Development go hand in hand to achieve […]
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ISLP-UK Board Meeting, 2nd November 2017

On 2nd November 2017 the ISLP-UK Board met for their regularBoard meeting in the offices of Hogan Lovells in Holborn, London. Five trustees were available in person, to discuss all of the issues pertaining to ISLP UK operations. Nicholas Cheffings, […]
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