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Created in 2001, the ILF is an international nongovernmental organization that assists post-conflict and transitional countries in establishing public defender systems that provide effective, quality criminal defense services for the poor. It is guided by two fundamental principles: that laws must be drafted with an appreciation of the cultural realities of the country in which they will function; and that defense lawyers—as guardians of due process—are indispensable to any fair system of justice and must be provided to anyone accused of a crime.
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Applications are now being accepted for International Fellowships in Nepal.
Three positions are available at ILF-Nepal. The dates for the ILF-Nepal fellowships are January to March 2014, March to June 2013, and June to September 2014. Please see the announcement below for more information.
Applications are now being accepted for International Fellowships in the West Bank.
Two positions are available at ILF-West Bank. The dates for the ILF-West Bank fellowships are July to September 2014 and September to December 2014. Please see the announcement below for more information.