Objectives

The Constitutional objectives of ICJ Australia are:

– to promote adherence to and observance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other similar international instruments;

– to promote the conclusion, ratification and implementation of conventions, covenants and protocols protecting human rights, especially in Australia and the nations of Southeast Asia and the Pacific;

– to provide an organisation through which the legal profession and others interested in human rights can protect and sustain the Rule of Law and promote the observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms;

– to help, advise and encourage all who seek to achieve, by means of the Rule of Law universal respect for and promote the observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms;

– to continue recognition by and affiliation with ICJ Geneva;

– to co-operate with ICJ Geneva on the basis of mutuality of purpose and interests;

– to co-operate with similar organisation in other countries through the channels provided by ICJ Geneva and other available means; and

– to sponsor lectures, seminars, books and pamphlets related to these objectives.