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International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

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International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)
International Secretariat
Rue des Bains 33 P.O. Box 91
Geneva 8 1211
Phone: +41 22 979 38 00
Fax: +41 22 979 38 01
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Composed of 60 eminent judges and lawyers from all regions of the world, the International Commission of Jurists promotes and protects human rights through the Rule of Law, by using its unique legal expertise to develop and strengthen national and international justice systems. Established in 1952 and active on five continents, the ICJ aims to ensure the progressive development and effective implementation of international human rights and international humanitarian law; secure the realization of civil, cultural, economic, political and social rights; safeguard the separation of powers; and guarantee the independence of the judiciary and legal profession.