CILC (founded in 1985) is a Dutch-based non-profit organization that designs and implements rule of law programmes and projects. CILC operates in Europe, Asia and Africa and is supported by a network of mainly Dutch legal experts, partner organizations in the beneficiary countries and (inter)national donors. CILC is being supported by representatives of the professional organizations of judges, lawyers, bailiffs and notaries, and the Dutch academic community. CILC focuses on legal cooperation aimed at a maximum impact for a just society in which human rights are respected. CILC works in a demand-driven manner; the local cultural and socio-political context is paramount. CILC seeks participation in multi-disciplinary and public private partnerships for innovation.