Joint NGOs letter on the MLA Draft Convention

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On 24 September 2020, Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice joined nine other NGOs in welcoming a number of improvements made in the March 2020 version of the ‘Mutual Legal Assistance Initiative’ (MLA) Draft Convention, a new multilateral treaty for the domestic prosecution of the most serious international crimes.

To further strengthen the draft and work toward the MLA becoming a powerful instrument for cooperation and a useful tool for effective investigations and prosecutions of crimes under international law, we call for the draft to include a number of further amendments.

Read our joint recommendations here.

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