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Your tax-deductible donation supports the Section’s technical legal assistance projects and international law-related educational activities.

ABA Afghan Legal Professionals Scholarship & Mentoring Pilot Program

The ABA Afghan Legal Professionals Scholarship & Mentoring Pilot Program (Pilot Program) seeks to rekindle the legal career of Afghan judges, lawyers, and prosecutors who have resettled in the United States.  Candidates accepted into this program may become ready for and then seek a Master of Laws (LLM) degree enabling them to serve their communities’ unique needs.

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International Legal Exchange Program

The International Legal Exchange Program (ILEX) was created under the proposition that a worldwide exchange of ideas and programs will lead to a heightened level of learning and understanding for all. Since 1968 this concept has motivated ILEX’s programs and allowed the creation of new projects in response to current world affairs.

International Legal - Exchange Program

Coordination with Bar Associations

The Section works with several bar associations and international legal organizations to facilitate joint programming, publications, policy initiatives and projects.

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ABA International Human Rights Award

The American Bar Association invites nominations for its annual International Human Rights Award, established to honor and give public recognition to an individual or organization that has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of human rights outside of the United States. Given on behalf of the Association's Center for Human Rights, Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, International Law Section, Section of Litigation, and Rule of Law Initiative, the award is open to individuals or organizations.

International Human - Rights Award