• Legal Affairs
About Sector

 About Sector

  • The Legal Affairs Sector undertakes several tasks, particularly supervision of all legal issues of the Secretariat General and its affiliated bodies and organizations. It provides Legal advice and advisory opinions on issues presented by the councils and committees of the League of Arab States; the departments of the Secretariat General and its bodies; or by Arab organizations working within the scope of the League of Arab States. The Sector also acts as the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers of Justice, coordinates Arab positions in international conferences concerned with any legal issues, conducts administrative investigations on various matters submitted to the Sector; and represents the Secretariat General in all legal issues and matters and before the Administrative Court of the League of Arab States.

    The Sector also prepares, drafts and reviews conventions, treaties, cooperation agreements, Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), rules and regulations, resolutions and contracts which are generally concluded within the framework of the League of Arab States. The Sector also takes the necessary measures to archive and deposit signed and ratified documents, treaties and agreements concluded within the framework of the League of Arab States or with any other Arab League Member State. The Sector also provides advisory opinions to the Secretary-General and the Permanent Arab Committee for Human Rights on certain issues and cooperates with regional, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations and national institutions concerned with human rights in the Arab League Member States


 Sector Targets

    1. Supervises all issues relevant to legal matters of the Secretariat General and its affiliated bodies and organizations.

    2. Provides advisory opinions on all issues presented by the Council and Committees of the Secretariat General, its affiliated bodies or Arab organizations working within the framework of the League of Arab States.

    3. Undertakes the tasks of the Technical Secretariat of the Council of Arab Ministers of Justice.

    4. Strengthens Arab positions in international conferences concerned with legal issues.

    5. Conducts administrative investigations in various matters related to the Legal Affairs Sector, represents the Secretariat General in all legal issues and matters and before the Administrative Court of the League of Arab States.

    6. Prepares, drafts and reviews conventions, treaties, cooperation agreements, Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs), rules and regulations, resolutions and contracts which are generally concluded within the framework of the League of Arab States.


 Sector Missions

    1. Coordinates cooperation in both legal and legislative fields between the Ministries of justice in the Arab States.

    2. Seeks to unify legislations and laws among Arab States.

    3. Drafting of  agreements and multilateral conventions of the joint Arab action.

    4. Seeks to raise awareness of law and encourages scientific research in the area of legislative jurisprudence and judiciary.

    Seeks to create a partnerships between the League of Arab States and regional and international bodies and coordinates cooperation in all matters related to the legal field.


Other Agencies

- Arab Parliament

- League Of Arba States Administrative Court

- Investment Court

Arab Mechanisms for Human Rights

- Permanent Arab Commission for Human Rights

- Arab human Rights Commission for the charter

- The arab Parliament Committee on Legislative, Legal and Human Rights Affairs

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