International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

Name Mr. Arthur Chaskalson
Position President
Address P.O. Box 216, CH-1219 Châtelaine
Phone +41-22-9793800
Fax +41-22-9793801

Activity summary:

The International Commission of Jurists is a nongovernmental organisation which works to promote the rule of Law and the legal protection of human rights throughout the world. The ICJ consists of up to 45 jurists who are representative of the different legal systems of the world. It has national sections in over 50 countries. The ICJ caries out research, holds seminars and international conferences of jurists, undertakes missions to various countries, and publishes reports on what it regards as breaches of legal and human rights in countries around the world.