Young Lawyers in Algeria learn about International Law

June 2009

In early February, ABA ROLI held the second training of a five part series for its program in Algeria on promoting women’s rights through building the capacity of young lawyers. Judge Fatsah Ouguergouz, an Algerian national who serves on the African Court of Human and People’s Rights, conducted thetraining for over 75 young lawyers in both Algiers and Oran. Judge Ouguergouz,who is also a founding member and Executive Director of the African Foundationfor International Law (The Hague), spoke about the role of international lawand its relationship to national and regional legal systems.

To learn more about our work in Algeria, contact the ABA Rule of Law Initiative at <rol@staff.abanet.org>.

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