International Law Association Conference, panel discussion `Generating respect for the Law: An African perspective
Forum for discussion of Public & Private International Law
The International Law Association was founded in Brussels in 1873. Its objectives, under its Constitution, are "the study, clarification and development of international law, both public and private, and the furtherance of international understanding and respect for international law".
The ILA has consultative status, as an international non-governmental organisation, with a number of the United Nations specialised agencies.