International Association Of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms

IALANA is an international association of lawyers and lawyers' organisations working for the elimination of nuclear arms, the strengthening of international law and the development of effective mechanisms for the peaceful settlement of international disputes.

Founded in 1988 in Stockholm IALANA has grown into a fully-fledged international citizens' organization with consultative status with the United Nations.

IALANA has also expanded its scope of action to include
- efforts to abolish all types of inhumane weapons and to control the international arms trade
- advancing concepts of security based on the application of law and legal mechanisms, development of non-offensive defence and implementation of confidence building measures.
- encouraging the establishment and use of the International Criminal Court and other legal procedures to address crimes against international humanitarian law

IALANA has 4 international offices:
    - Berlin, Germany (European Office),
    - Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand (Pacific Office)
    - New York (United Nations Office)
    - Colombo, Sri Lanka (South Asia Office)

IALANA has affiliates all over the world including;
United States, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, India, Sweden, Belgium, Japan, the Russian Federation, Norway and Italy


Head Office
Marienstrasse 19/20
10117 Berlin
Phone: (49) 30 2065 4857
Fax: (49) 30 2065 3837

Director: Reiner Braun


UN Office (Lawyers Committee on Nuclear Policy)

866 UN Plaza, Suite 4050

New York, NY 10017-1936 USA

Phone: (1) 212 818-1861  
Fax: (1) 212 818-1857

Director: John Burroughs 


Pacific Office
Aotearoa Lawyers for Peace
C/O Hon Matt Robson
PO Box 11-648, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051 New Zealand
Phone +64 9 524 8403  + 64 21 909 936

Director: Matt Robson


South Asia Office
5/1 Roland Towers, Dharmaraja Mawatha 3,
Off Alfred House Avenue, Colombo
Sri Lanka
Phone: (94) 112 555 028
Fax: (94) 114 720 480

Director: Neshan Gunasekera