The World Jurist Association present at the Asma Jahangir Conference

Diego Solana, international advisor of the World Law Foundation and coordinator of the World Law Congress program, organized by the World Jurist Association, participated in the Asma Jahangir Conference held in the city of Lahore, organized by the Asma Jahangir Foundation and the Pakistan Bar Council under the theme «Safeguarding Civil Rights in South Asia». […]

SAVE THE DATE for the World Law Congress 2025 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 10-12

The next edition of the World Law Congress will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on March 10-12, 2025. During these days, world leaders, including heads of State, presidents and judges of supranational and national high courts, authorities, policy makers, academics, lawyers, activists, and students, will debate a wide variety of current issues to […]

Presentation of the book «Jeanine, de puño y letra» at the Rule of Law Digital Center

On March 18, the Rule of Law Digital Center, headquarters of the World Law Foundation, hosted the presentation of the book “Jeanine, de puño y letra” (Jeanine, With My Own Hand), written by Jeanine Añez, former constitutional president of Bolivia and political prisoner for three years, and prefaced by Andrés Pastrana. Alone with Andrés Pastrana, […]

WJA Medal of Honors in Brussels

The Legal Service of the EU Commission Awarded with the WJA Medal of Honors in Brussels

On March 8, 2024, the World Jurist Association awarded its medal of honor to the Legal Service of the European Commission for its transcendental role within the European Union, especially ensuring the protection of fundamental rights. The award was collected by the Director-General of the Legal Service and EU Commission’s General Counsel, Daniel Calleja Crespo, […]

Medal of Honor

US Supreme Court Senior Justice Anthony Kennedy recognized by the World Jurist Association

The World Jurist Association (WJA) awarded Anthony M. Kennedy, Senior Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, with its Medal of Honor. For two days, presidents of supreme and constitutional courts from around the world, as well as lawyers, guild, and religious leaders from different continents, gathered in Madrid at the headquarters of […]

International Scientific Conference

Presentation of the World Jurist Association at the International Scientific Conference in Georgia

On February 8, Teodora Toma, World Jurist Association (WJA) Executive Director, and Teresa del Riego, World Law Foundation (WLF) Deputy Director, presented the WJA & WLF projects at the International Scientific Conference «Transformation in Times of Transition: European Integration and the Eastern Partnership Initiative«, organized by the European Integration Research Center of the Georgian National […]

The World Jurist Association and the Dominican Judicial Power Presented the World Law Congress 2025

“International Conference on Judicial Communication, Santo Domingo 2023» was the tittle selected by the World Jurist Association and the Dominican Judicial Power to present the World Law Congress Dominican Republic 2025. Justice Henry Molina, president of the Supreme Court of Justice and the Judicial Council of the Dominican Republic, opened the event highlighting the commitment […]

Fashion, Social Responsibility and Human Rights met at the Rule of Law Digital Center Madrid

The new headquarters of the World Law Foundation, the Rule of Law Digital Center Madrid, hosted a fashion event that fused art, social responsibility, and human rights on the catwalk, with the presence of designer Carlos Zapata and artist Pedro Sandoval. Painter and sculptor Sandoval pioneered creating art in the metaverse over a decade ago. […]

The World Jurist Association will award the World Peace and Liberty Award to Andrew Young, symbol of US civil rights

It is the most prestigious award that the World Jurist Association presents, and it recognizes the work of Young being “a leader in the fight for civil rights and part of modern history for the United States and the world in the fight for human rights”. Andrew Young, the closest collaborator to Martin Luther King […]

The World Jurist Association will award the World Peace and Liberty Award to Andrew Young, symbol of US civil rights

To mark its 60th anniversary, the World Jurist Association (WJA) goes back to its roots to celebrate the World Law Congress 2023 this year. It will turn the city of New York into the world capital of law with the celebration of this 2-day event in which global leaders including heads of State, magistrates, political [...]

The World Jurist Association will host an Opening Session in New York this coming 13 April

The World Jurist Association has announced that the next 13 of April will be the next Opening Session held at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. It will mark the official presentation to the press and the local jurist community of the World Law Congress 2023 that will happen in the north American city [...]

Opening Session Mexico «Rule of Law and Greenhouse Emissions»

On March 16, 2023, the World Jurist Association (WJA) held the Opening Session Mexico of the upcoming World Law Congress New York 2023. The conference took place within the framework of the WJA's Energy and Climate Transition Forum. Under the title "Rule of Law and Greenhouse Gas Emissions: National Commitments in the Western World", the [...]

Opening Session Sydney on the «Brasilia Declaration of Judges on Water Justice»

The World Jurist Association (WJA) organized on February 9 the Opening Session Sydney about the "Brasilia Declaration of Judges on Water Justice", featuring academic referents and prestigious professionals from different parts of the world. The online conference analyzed the basic principles of the Brasilia Declaration to promote water justice through the application of water legislation [...]

WJA & WLF Signed a Collaboration Agreement with Mexican Guild Organizations

Last week in Mexico City, the World Jurist Association (WJA) and the World Law Foundation (WLF) signed agreements for collaboration and strategic alliance with different guild associations of this country: the National Bar Association of Lawyers of Mexico (INCAM), the National Association of Corporate Lawyers of Mexico (ANADE), the Mexican Bar Association of Lawyers, and [...]

Digital Resources for Climate Law

On December 1, the World Jurist Association (WJA) and World Law Foundation (WLF) organized the Opening Session London of the World Law Congress New York 2023. Co-organized with Climate Policy Radar, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change & the Environment of the London School of Economics, and Laws Africa, environmental law experts discussed about open [...]

The World Law Congress Awarded Best International Legal Initiative

The recognition has been awarded at the Legal Marcom National Law Gala 2022, the first Spanish-speaking awards that honor professionals in the sector. The World Law Congress was recognized as the Best International Legal Initiative at the Legal Marcom 2022 Awards. The jury, comprised of 40 general counsels of prestigious transnational companies in Spain and [...]

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