The illegal wildlife trade is a multi-billion dollar business that threatens our biodiversity, endangered species and local livelihoods. At the heart of its combat strategy has to be the legal sector with a joint effort to strengthen weak criminal justice systems and connect the global law enforcement. The scenic drive from hectic Accra, Ghana’s bustling […]
In September 2020, A4ID was contacted by its development partner Still I Rise, to assist in brokering pro bono legal advice to support the establishment of the international school. A4ID evaluated the project and its requirements, bringing in Jackson Kamenju of Njoroge Regeru & Co in Kenya.
In a ground-breaking proposal to form a health regulatory body spanning the entire continent of Africa, the AMA Treaty was officially adopted in 2018. However, without the proper ratification of this treaty, the African Medicines Agency (AMA) was left unable to act in its position as a continent-wide specialist health agency. In December 2020, A4ID was contacted by International Alliance of Patients’ Organizations (IAPO), to assist in brokering pro bono legal advice to support the ratification of the AMA Treaty.
A4ID’s legal partners collaborate to create a world class, specialist environmental court of law that is adapted to the local Ethiopian context.
Gender discrimination at work has recently been raised in the global public consciousness. From the #MeToo movement instigating Harvey Weinstein’s conviction earlier this year, to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighting how women are disproportionately exposed to the virus due to their places of work. Within the legal sector, the Law Society of England and Wales […]
Together, A4ID’s partners have identified the prevailing barriers to achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4, which targets inclusive and equitable quality education for all.
A4ID’s Legal Partner, Dechert, has helped to ensure the longevity of the knowledge and resources accumulated by the charity, Health Books International, which faced closure due to financial challenges.
A4ID’s partners collaborated to secure a ground-breaking victory on locus standi in environmental matters in Mauritius.
A4ID’s partners collaborate to support sustainable development and offer a new source of hope for the future of Virunga National Park.
An overview of amicus curiae briefs for NGOs and experts. The courtroom has often been seen as the battleground for key turning points in social development. Public interest litigation cases, often supported by amicus curiae briefs, are crucial tools in holding powerful actors to account and setting valuable legal precedent. Case law, in most jurisdictions, allows the courts to […]