• To build capacity for people ranging from all classes of the society.
  • To empower investors and policy makers to build the long term establishment in investment and development in Bangladesh.
  • To raise voice against the investment related disasters and environmental injustice through customary laws and institutions.
  • To anticipate obstacles regarding investment and development law and to propose solutions capable of resolving them.
  • To develop an ethical and sustainable investment and development law conscience.



  • To understand the transnational nature of corporate finance and regulation, and the central place of banks and other financial intermediaries in the globalisation of commerce.
  • Examine the legal, theoretical and practical aspects of municipal and international, investment and development law, with a particular focus on ‘current’ events.
  • To conduct and promote policy-oriented legal research on international and development law topics.
  • To arrange regular lessons, seminars, round table discussions, workshops, training sessions and programmes to assist practitioners, professionals and others concerned.
  • Be leading centre for discourse on practical, cutting-edge issues faced by lawyers, judges, policymakers and academicians.

In furthering the vision and mission of IDRC activities of IDRC are divided into two sections:

  • International Investment Law Section
  • International Development Law Section


International Investment Law

International Investment Law section of IDRC provides new approaches to ensure that investment law and policy can be easily and promptly implemented. This section examines how the local, foreign and international rules and institutions that govern investment flows can be improved; in particular, attract the right type of ethical and sustainable investment.

International Development Law

International Development Law section of IDRC is devoted to promoting the rule of law for national development. This section evaluates the actions and liabilities of the government, multilateral organisations, private foundations and the private sector in upholding the global standard of humanitarian and environmental law.

This section further mobilizes law as an instrument for economic and social development and continually update skills and knowledge to remain professionally competent.