Mission of the CEELI Institute

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Globalization of the rule of law

The mission of the CEELI Institute is to advance the rule of law in the world in order to: protect fundamental rights and individual liberties; promote transparent, incorruptible, accountable governments; lay the foundation for economic opportunity and growth; and encourage peaceful resolution of disputes.

Implementing the Mission
The Institute implements its mission by:

  • providing world-class, interactive training and skills development to legal professionals and others committed to the rule of law, both at the Institute’s state-of-the-art facility in Prague and locally in other countries, as requested,
  • convening professional conferences, exchanges, and retreats and serving as a private venue for international meetings discussions, and negotiations,
  • continuing its historical readiness to respond promptly to emerging threats to the rule of law and a willingness to partner with other organizations that complement the Institute’s resources and further its mission,
  • remaining committed to the pro bono ethic of the Institute’s founders and distinguished faculties, and
  • maximizing the relevance, effectiveness, and impact of the Institute’s programs.