The mission of the Global Legal Information Network Foundation is to:

  • Promote the rule of law within and among nations;
  • Facilitate the orderly development of national and international laws;
  • Encourage mutual understanding among peoples with differing legal heritages;
  • Work together with the Member States of the Global Legal Information Network to facilitate the cooperative development and maintenance of the legal archive known as the GLIN Database, which provides access to authentic, current, and complete versions of the law of many nations, presented in the original language with summaries in a common language, organized under a standardized scheme and shared indexing vocabulary, delivered electronically;
  • Obtain funding and in-kind support necessary to sustain and develop the Network;
  • Help operate and expand the GLIN Database