The mission of the Institute for the Rule of Law (UIA-IROL) is to promote the Rule of Law and address essential human rights issues.

Access to justice, independence of the justice system and freedom and independence of the legal profession, being fundamental components of the Rule of Law, are all issues of concern for the UIA-IROL.

The UIA-IROL coordinates several UIA bodies to ensure greater efficiency and better coordination among their activities and actions, including:

General Direction

Jacqueline R. Scott - Director General
Carlos Fatás Mosquera - Deputy Director-General
Martin Pradel - Deputy Director-General

Human Rights and Protection of Lawyers

Avi Singh
Gustavo Salas Rodríguez
Angela Díaz-Bastien

Deputy Director 
Bénédicte Quérenet-Hahn

Independence of the Profession 

András Szecskay

Deputy Director
Rosa Peña Sastre

Rule of Law

François Moyse

Deputy Director
Rosalía Perera Gutiérrez

Permanent Contacts

Romina Bossa Abiven -  Human Rights and Legal Profession Project Assistant - rbossa@uianet.org

Julie Goffin - Human Rights and Protection of Lawyers Coordinator