Global Legal Action Network

Global Legal Action Network

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  • Human rights

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GLAN is a new independent non-profit organisation that identifies and pursues innovative legal actions from Europe aimed at challenging human rights violations occuring overseas. Based in London but working globally, GLAN is the first organisation of its kind that brings together a network of leading lawyers, academics, investigative journalists and NGOs to find innovative solutions to human rights problems.


1. Organises regular meetings of the GLAN network to develop innovative strategies and identify cases to tackle human rights violations.

2. Builds coalitions and partnerships to develop innovate human rights cases and campaigns. 

3. Harnesses the support of volunteer students, lawyers and other professionals on a pro bono basis to build a sustainable and efficient organisation.

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