Welcome Note from Prof. Wali M Naseh!

The legal aid services for criminal cases across Afghanistan have seen remarkable growth during the last 15 years.  The introduction of the constitutional right to legal counsel for

criminally accused indigent people, plus the recent growth in the legal aid sector, were made as prime focuses by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the international community and human rights entities. Monitoring the quality and coverage of legal aid services was paramount to the growing sector.

The Afghanistan Independent Legal Aid Board (AILAB) was established as per the provisions of the Legal Aid Regulations (LAR) published in the Official Gazette (Number 950) of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Articles 19 to  23.  Since its inception in December 2008, AILAB assumed the responsibility of regulating and administering nationwide legal aid services and coordinating the activities of relevant legal aid providers in Afghanistan (Article 19.1 of the LAR).

Pursuant to Article 19 of the LAR, AILAB is structured with  a sevenmember board with representatives from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the Sharia Faculty of Kabul University, the Law Faculty of Kabul University, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), the Afghanistan Independent Bar Association (AIBA), and non-government organizations (NGOs) providing legal aid....

 

 

 

November 13.2016

Ministry of Justice Telephonic Legal Counselling Center with the number 188 is operational.

November 03.2016

AILAB holds donor meeting on Novmeber 3 in Safi Landmark Hotel ....

August 09.2016

AILAB holds monthly meeting to discuss key issues including yearly plan and many other topics.

August 02. 2016

AILAB holds monthly meeting to discuss key issues including Monitoring and evaluation trips to provinces.