The World Law Foundation, along with the World Jurist Association, awards those global leaders distinguished for their promotion and defence of the Rule of Law and world Peace.

This distinction, also known as the “Nobel of Law”, is a testimony of gratitude and support to its recipients from civil society to the unwavering commitment with the defence of the Rule of Law as guarantor of freedom and peace

Throughout its history, this award has been granted to Sir Winston Churchill, René Cassin, Nelson Mandela, King Felipe VI of Spain, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and the Colombian Society, in hands of then president Iván Duque, being the WLF the organizer of the awarding ceremony since 2019.


Every two years, the World Law Foundation organizes the World Law Congress, a congress of congresses. The biennial congress of the World Jurist Association takes place at this event, as well as congresses and meetings of other institutions. A wide range of topics are discussed at the event: human rights, legal tech, education, cryptocurrencies, freedom of speech, democracy, judicial independence, arbitration, energy, and policy making, among many others.

The 2019 and 2021 editions of the World Law Congress, organized by the WLF, took place in Madrid and Barranquilla. The WLC Madrid 2019 gathered more than 200 panelists in 25 panels, in presence of more than 1700. On its part, the WLC Colombia 2021 gathered more than 300 panelists in 45 panels, in presence of 2800 delegates from around the world.


The last World Congress New York 2023 counted on the participation of +400 high-level panelists. It took place at the New York City Bar Association, and at the United Nations ECOSOC Hall. During the Closing Ceremony, the World, Peace & Liberty Award was conferred to the European Commission, in hands of President Ursula von der Leyen, with Laudatio by Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada.