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Our Three-Part Global Engagement Model

Our Three-Part Global Engagement Model

Our International Engagement

We conduct targeted legal advocacy at the major international institutions, impacting law and policy worldwide.

United Nations HQ

Our full-time presence at UNHQ in New York, where we hold ECOSOC consultative status, allows our reach to extend around the globe. Because of its widespread influence, the UN is at the center of the global conversation on life and family.

Organization of American States (OAS)
Our Latin American team maintain accreditation and a full-time presence at the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC. A multi-national organization, this body is designed to preserve state sovereignty while upholding human rights for its 35 Member States throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
Inter-American Commission on Human Rights
We engage with the Commission, which has the task of promoting the observance and defense of human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean. It meets several times a year to examine violations of human rights in the region.
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Our team intervenes at the Court, which enforces and interprets the provisions of the American Convention on Human Rights, the main human rights instrument of the OAS. It hears and rules on specific cases, and also issues opinions on matters of legal interpretation.
Council of Europe
The Council of Europe (COE) is Europe’s leading human rights organization and includes 47 Member States. We maintain a full-time presence in Strasbourg in order to positively impact the COE's mission is to advocate for freedom of expression and of the media, freedom of assembly, equality, and protection of minorities.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
In Vienna, we engage with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which is the world’s largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization. It is an advisory body with 57 participating States that focuses on human rights issues.
European Union
The EU’s decisions affect millions of European citizens across 27 Member States. We hold accreditation with the European Commission and Parliament and participate at the EU's Fundamental Rights Platform in order to have a voice in its increasing involvement with social policy and human rights activity.
European Court of Human Rights
We advocate before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), which rules in cases in which there is an alleged violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. The Court’s decisions affect more than 800 million Europeans across 46 Council of Europe Member States.
UN Human Rights Council
With our ECOSOC consultative status, our team of advocates at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva have a voice at the inter-governmental body made up of 47 States, responsible for the promotion and protection of all human rights around the globe.
Our international offices are strategically located to operationalize our global mission, including by maintaining a full-time presence at all the major international institutions.  

Our National Engagement

We champion the rights of our clients in courtrooms around the world and defend fundamental freedoms at national law-making bodies, securing precedent-setting victories that benefit everyone.

Defend our clients in court, together with a network of thousands of allied lawyers
Hold States to account for the international human rights obligations they have committed to uphold

Global Alliance

We equip and mobilize the leaders of today and tomorrow to work as an effective global alliance, creating lasting change for future generations.

We Raise Up Leaders

We unite a worldwide network of lawyers and key allies in government, media, academia, civil society and more through engaging training programmes like Areté Academy and the Blackstone Legal Fellowship.

We Equip and Mobilize Allies

We equip individuals active in their spheres of influence with essential legal resources to take on key cases and advocacy, exponentially increasing our global efforts in defence of fundamental freedoms.

We Build a Global Network

We equip and mobilize a global alliance of lawyers, communicators, policymakers, academics, and civil society leaders in every region of the world to effectively protect fundamental freedoms for everyone.

We support our allies through grants and funding and advocacy resources. Learn more here.

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