Our Mission




AILA is a non-profit organisation working to:

  • promote sustainable economic development in African countries through the advancement of knowledge, education, training, professional competence and practice in international economic laws or practices relating to investment, trade and all other economic aspects of relations which regulate international transactions;
  • advance the education of the public in African countries  in international economic laws and practices relating to investment, trade and all other economic aspects of relations which regulate international transactions by all or any of the following means: lectures, conferences, seminars, or other similar forms of communication, practical experience schemes and similar programmes, mentoring, publications, or by commissioning research (and publishing the results of such research); and
  • encourage recognition of African lawyers, arbitrators and mediators by providing them with a platform to promote their legal professional skills and specialities through our searchable online directory and to use our blog to share their knowledge and raise awareness of African jurisprudence by publishing regular articles on topical issues and legal updates from African jurisdictions.

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