World Jurist Association of the World Peace Through Law Center

Organization's name: World Jurist Association of the World Peace Through Law Center
Organization's acronym: WJA
Headquarters address  
Address: C/O CLARK HILL, PLC 1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW SUITE 1300 SOUTH WASHINGTON, D.C.
Washington DC 20004
WJA’s Registered Agent is: J. William Eshelman
United States of America
Email: executivedirector@worldjurist.org
Web site: www.worldjurist.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • English
  • Spanish

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Criminal Justice
  • Development
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Minority Rights
  • Peace and Security
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • Increasing financial and technical cooperation for development
  • International Trade as an engine for development
  • Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women

Public Administration:
  • Ethics, Transparency and Accountability
  • Governance and Public Administration

Social Development:
  • Conflict
  • Employment
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation

Statistics:
  • Civil registration systems
  • Crime and criminal justice statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Finance
  • International cooperation for an enabling environment
  • International law
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Belgium
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Qatar
  • Peru
  • Comoros
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Kazakhstan
  • Saint Lucia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea Bissau
  • South Africa
  • Solomon Islands
  • Bhutan
  • Somalia
  • India
  • Zambia
  • Honduras
  • Sierra Leone
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Sri Lanka
  • Samoa
  • Fiji
  • Monaco
  • Nicaragua
  • Angola
  • Country Not Available
  • China
  • Finland
  • Lesotho
  • Djibouti
  • Mauritius
  • Cyprus
  • Tonga
  • Gambia
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Mali
  • Namibia
  • Nepal
  • Denmark
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Ecuador
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Zimbabwe
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Ukraine
  • Benin
  • Panama
  • Argentina
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Mauritania
  • Haiti
  • Germany
  • Cameroon
  • State of Palestine
  • Myanmar
  • El Salvador
  • Central African Republic
  • Hungary
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • San Marino
  • Sudan
  • Greece
  • Bangladesh
  • Slovenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Grenada
  • Malawi
  • Tunisia
  • Congo
  • Andorra
  • Russian Federation
  • Bahrain
  • Oman
  • Chile
  • Mexico
  • Barbados
  • Ethiopia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Canada
  • Guinea
  • Türkiye
  • Estonia
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Eswatini
  • Ghana
  • Latvia
  • Jamaica
  • Malta
  • Senegal
  • Sweden
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Brazil
  • Ireland
  • Australia
  • Burundi
  • Indonesia
  • Tuvalu
  • Belize
  • Algeria
  • Mozambique
  • Armenia
  • Lebanon
  • Nauru
  • Montenegro
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Chad
  • Croatia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Morocco
  • Bulgaria
  • Italy
  • Palau
  • Kuwait
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Romania
  • Kenya
  • New Zealand
  • Lithuania
  • Uzbekistan
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Iceland
  • France
  • Cape Verde
  • Poland
  • Viet Nam
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Norway
  • Belarus
  • Thailand
  • North Macedonia
  • Cambodia
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Seychelles
  • Japan
  • Botswana
  • Uruguay
  • United States of America
  • Eritrea
  • Maldives
  • Israel
  • Vanuatu
  • Dominican Republic
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Guyana
  • Togo
  • Suriname
  • Nigeria
  • Libya
  • Mongolia
  • Holy See
  • Luxembourg
  • Czechia
  • Singapore
  • Paraguay
  • Burkina Faso
  • Malaysia
  • Timor-Leste
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Dominica
  • Gabon
  • Rwanda
  • Costa Rica
  • Austria
  • Albania
  • Serbia
  • Bahamas
  • Colombia
  • Philippines
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Côte D'Ivoire
  • Uganda
  • Georgia
  • Iraq
  • Pakistan
  • Netherlands
  • Slovakia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Niger
  • Republic of Korea
  • Kiribati
  • Cuba
  • Yemen
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1967
Year of registration (YYYY): 1967
Organizational structure: FOUNDER AND PAST PRESIDENT Charles S. Rhyne, USA (1963-1991)* FOUNDER AND PAST EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Margaret M. Henneberry, USA (1967-2010)* WORLDWIDE PRESIDENT Franklin Hoet Linares, Venezuela OFFICERS Peter N.C. Umeadi, Nigeria President for Africa TAO Kaiyuan, China President for Asia, Australia & the Pacific Alexander Löw, Germany President for Europe Mónica Grill, Argentina President for Latin America & the Caribbean Iris Jones, USA President for North America Garry E. Hunter, USA Executive Vice-President & General Counsel Peter N.C. Umeadi, Nigeria President, WAJ Francisco Javier Lara, Spain President, WAL Jesús Becerra, Venezuela-Spain President, WALP Sven Kolhmier, Germany President, WBA Juan Carlos Gutiérrez, Venezuela President, WJAHRI Yacky Rodríguez Velásquez, Venezuela Executive Director
Number and type of members: Over 2500 Individual Members of the Legal Profession - Lawyers, Judges, Law Professors, Law Students, Prosecutors and Business Associates
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Other sources
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
Funding structure other: Income from annual events, donations from friends of the association, sale of publications.

Additional Information

No additional information available.