Centre for International Human Rights & Criminal Justice

The Centre of International Human Rights & Criminal Justice provides practitioner-focused projects, including policy advice, capacity building exercises, training and legislative drafting in the field of international human rights and criminal justice. As part of its ongoing commitment to rule of law-based activities, the Centre lays particular emphasis on achieving sustainability through local engagement and partnership.


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Our Team

This Centre is comprised of several practitioners, legal, law enforcement and judicial experts from both common law and civil law traditions, combining a wealth of thematic and regional expertise. Our team includes published researchers specialised in women’s and minority rights, the protection of human rights in post-conflict situations and transitional justice.

LCILP Range of Services

The services offered by the Centre include:

  • Capacity building;
  • Technical assistance (including legislative and international instrument drafting);
  • Training and mentoring;
  • Evaluations and gap analyses;
  • Substantive consultancy and advice.

The Centre also encourages practitioner networking-building and knowledge sharing through its conferences, seminars and workshops.

Areas of Expertise

The Centre is able to offer a unique insight into various aspects of international human rights law and criminal justice, including anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, economic crime and competition offences, counter-terrorism, international co-operation (both mutual legal assistance and extradition), international human rights law, international criminal law and international humanitarian law.

    • Methods and nature of transnational money laundering;
    • International and/or regional efforts to combat the financing of terrorism;
    • Preventive, investigative and prosecutorial measures.

    • Investigation, prevention and prosecution;
    • Whistleblowing;
    • Asset recovery mechanisms, mutual legal assistance and the enforcement of foreign confiscation orders.

    • Strategy, policy, procedure and substantive law matters;
    • International obligations under the global counter-terrorism frameworks.

    • International co-operation in criminal matters regularly used by judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement agencies globally;
    • Treaties on international co-operation.

    • Advice on all aspects of the deployment of covert techniques, including the creation of legal frameworks for SIMs;
    • Practitioner guidance on the legal issues surrounding SIMs;
    • Human rights considerations for decision makers.

    • Advising private military companies and state militaries on adherence with international humanitarian standards;
    • Practical workshops on IHL, specifically including the rules of targeting and enforcement mechanisms at the national, regional and international levels;
    • Training on the practical relationship between human rights and humanitarian law;
    • Substantive consultancy and advice to and support for international criminal law practitioners.



Centre for Gender Rights

The Centre for Gender Rights is an initiative undertaken by LCILP Global, the non-profit division of LCILP. It was created in order to facilitate and encourage gender equality and support gender mainstreaming throughout the world. The Centre provides support to multilateral organisations, civil society organisations, and governments as they work to attain Sustainable Development Goal 5 of gender equality by 2030, helping them to raise awareness of gender-related issues and facilitating the development of gender-focused programmes.


Our Team

The Centre for Gender Rights at LCILP Global is composed of our team of gender and legal experts and consultants with significant experience working on gender initiatives. We strive to collaborate with experts within our established network to create bespoke solutions for interested parties as well as to facilitate partnerships and conversations within the gender community.

Range of Services

Our expertise within the field of gender draws upon the first-hand and technical experience of our consultants and experts, allowing us to provide specialised assistance within the gender field. As such, we offer the follow services:

  • Capacity Building
  • Institutional Strengthening
  • Risk Assessment
  • Research and Communication
  • Advocacy
  • Training and mentoring
  • Consultancy

Areas of Expertise

The Centre for Gender Rights provides cross-cutting services focusing on a range of gender-related issues. The core themes addressed by the Centre are:

  • Gender-Based Violence (GBV)
  • Gender and Conflict
  • Women’s Economic Empowerment
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)
  • Women and Peacemaking  
  • Youth Empowerment

For more information on this initiative please contact the team at