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SAILS is a regional center working to promote
and strengthen rule of law in South Asia through
the means of legal research, education, training
and networking.

Our Work


SAILS offers a range of trainings on paralegalism, mediation, arbitration, and more.


Our research projects focus on impediments, strengths and innovations in the justice sector in South Asia.

Academic Program

SAILS offers academic programs in the area of law and human rights in collaboration with universities across South Asia.

Messages from SAILS Leadership Team

Dr. Kamal Hossain

Chair, Governing Council

Dr. Kamal Hossain
Chair, Governing Council

SAILS has been established as a Centre of Excellence in the region, an institute for research and teaching of law, premised on the conviction that law has a critical role to play as an instrument of change in order to realize political, economic, and social justice. It therefore aims to harness the intellectual resources and experience of the South Asia region to respond to the challenge of poverty eradication and the realization of human rights.

Manzoor Hasan

Executive Director


“The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all thestates of created beings capable of law, where there is no law, there is no freedom”. John Locke

SAILS has been established with the conviction that rule of law is an essential precursor to sustainable development and inclusive political processes in South Asia.

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