About

The International Centre for Criminal Law Reform and Criminal Justice Policy (ICCLR) is an independent, international institute based in Vancouver, Canada.

The ICCLR promotes the rule of law, democracy, human rights, and good governance in criminal law and the administration of criminal justice, domestically, regionally and globally. It undertakes the development and delivery of technical assistance programs, develops tools and manuals, conducts research and policy analysis, and actively supports international cooperation to fight against serious crimes.

Founded in 1991, ICCLR is a joint initiative of the Government of Canada, University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law, and the Province of British Columbia. It is officially affiliated with the United Nations pursuant to a formal agreement in 1995 between the Government of Canada and the UN.

ICCLR is a registered charity.  (Canadian Registered Charity Status Number: 0998641-21)