PILPG, acting as a global law firm, provides legal assistance to states and governments involved in conflicts
Clients Public International Law & Policy Group ("PILPG")
Jones Day lawyers have advised Public International Law & Policy Group ("PILPG") on various aspects of international law in connection with PILPG's representation of the Governments of Uganda and Nepal. PILPG, a 2005 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, operates as a global pro bono law firm providing free legal assistance to states and governments involved in conflicts. Jones Day is pleased to offer its international experience in assisting PILPG serve its clients.
PILPG is assisting the Government of Uganda with the implementation of the Juba Peace Accords and the design and implementation of domestic mechanisms to support war crimes prosecution, truth-telling and reconciliation. PILPG is also assisting the Government of Uganda with meeting its legal obligations under the Rome Statute. Jones Day's New York, Los Angeles, Irvine, and Houston offices have worked closely with PILPG in providing this assistance by researching and drafting legal memoranda on several issues integral to the establishment of a transitional justice system.
In addition, PILPG is advising the Government of Nepal on issues concerning the formation of a Constitutional Commission and the drafting of a post-conflict constitution. Jones Day New York has assisted PILPG with this project by analyzing several key legislative mechanisms.