International Rule of Law

International Rule of Law

The ABA supports the creation of and adequate funding for domestic and international agencies that promote the rule of law, including the prompt payment of U.S. assessments to the United Nations for its regular and peacekeeping expenses, and enactment of the International Violence Against Women Act. The ABA supports ratification of certain international treaties, including the Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOS), the Rome Statute for an International Criminal Court, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the American Convention on Human Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Standing Committee on International Trade in Legal Services

Guide to Rule of Law Statements and Other Proposed Actions