Archive for the ‘Coronavirus’ Category

05May

Latest donations reach Ethiopia’s Hawassa University and Dilla University

In July 2020, the ILBF was able to ship 51 boxes containing 404 excellent legal texts to Hawassa University and Dilla University in Ethiopia, thanks to a generous donation from Thomson Reuters. Despite the constraints of Covid-19, the Thomson Reuters warehouse team put in a huge effort to make sure the books were packed and […]
23Apr

Declutter and do good!

As coronavirus lockdown restrictions ease gradually across the UK, why not take a little time to tidy your law library bookshelves? By donating your spare legal texts to the ILBF, you can share essential legal knowledge and connect with colleagues across the world.  Access to legal texts and resources is taken for granted in the […]
14Dec

JLAP & ILBF in partnership at the University of Exeter

The ILBF partnership with students, and in particular Junior Lawyers Against Poverty (JLAP) groups, goes from strength to strength. At the end of 2020, there are now five JLAP groups at UK universities partnering with the ILBF to collect and pack much needed student texts for universities and law schools overseas.   The University of Exeter JLAP […]
20Aug

ILBF 15th anniversary film coming soon!

Coming soon! Celebrating 15 years supporting access to justice and legal education for all. Our 15th anniversary film will be launched in the next few weeks.  As Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd says in the film, ‘At times of crisis, books are as important as ever’.  Made in the time of Covid-19, in the film we […]
26Jul

Shipments in the time of Covid-19

Thanks to the generosity of Thomson Reuters, the ILBF has recently been able to organize shipments to six different organisations in four countries. Over 1,200 books are about to start the sea journey to Ethiopia, the Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda and Zambia. The ILBF has not been able to pack books held in our […]
18Jun

ILBF shipments arrive safely in Tanzania despite Coronavirus

The ILBF is delighted to work with legal institutions in Tanzania to provide information resources for judges, lawyers, court reporters and law students. We are pleased to confirm that the latest shipments have been successful despite the global challenges caused by Coronavirus (Covid-19). At the end of 2019, we shipped books to three organisations in […]