- "CILS" or "the Center" - is a non-profit research, training, and teaching institute for international and comparative law and practice, registered and operating as a public interest society under Austrian law. Its international headquarters have been in Salzburg, Austria since 1976. Its essential purpose is to promote and disseminate knowledge and know-how among members of the international legal community.
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