Archive for the ‘Coronavirus’ Category

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 […]
22Apr

Access to legal information during the Coronavirus pandemic

Having access to law books in a good library is vital for lawyers all over the world. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic means that many organisations have had to close their libraries whilst their country is in lock down. The Coronavirus itself is having a devastating human impact which governments all over the world are trying […]