Senior Partner of ABS & Co, Ahmer Bilal Soofi, has been elected to the International Development Law Organization‘s Board of Advisors.
The election took place at the annual meeting of the Assembly of Parties held on 30 November. With Soofi’s election, the Board of Advisors is now complete with ten (10) members.
IDLO is a global intergovernmental organization exclusively devoted to promoting the rule of law to advance peace and sustainable development. It has experience working in more than 90 countries around the world with various legal systems. Its network includes thousands of trusted experts, alumni and partners. Established as an intergovernmental organization in 1988, IDLO has had United Nations Observer Status since 2001. IDLO was preceded by the International Development Law Institute (IDLI) which was established in 1983 as a non-governmental organization (NGO) to provide training and technical assistance to lawyers and other legal professionals from developing countries.