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Mission Statement

The mission of the ABA Representatives and Observers to the United Nations Committee is to:

  • Promote and support the ABA, an accredited NGO with the United Nations, by advancing ABA policy;
  • Foster communication and coordination between the United Nations and ABA entities and members;
  • Promote within the United Nations ABA Goal IV to advance the Rule of Law abroad and to defend our profession, liberty, human rights and access to justice;
  • Enhance globally the reputation of the ABA as a trusted partner of the United Nations and advocate for the Rule of Law, access to justice, defender of human rights, and implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.