Who We Are



ABOUT | Conference of Western Attorneys General – CWAG

Based in the United States, the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) began as  bipartisan group comprising of chief legal officers of 15 western states and three Pacific  territories.

The Conference of Western Attorneys General has expanded beyond its original regional designation to count all US states as participants, with the ability to draw on the expertise and involvement of over 2000 legal professionals consisting of attorneys general, prosecutors, law enforcement officers and subject matter experts.

Improving the Quality of Legal Services

CWAG’s primary function is to provide a forum for legal officers to cultivate knowledge, co-operate on issues of legal concerns and coordinate actions which improve the quality of legal services available to different institutions.

Promoting the Rule of Law & International Cooperation

The Conference of Western Attorneys General works ceaselessly to promote the rule of law and foster international cooperation in transnational criminal matters.

CWAG provides and supports:

  • Joint training programmes
  • International collaboration platforms
  • Information exchange and
  • Knowledge sharing

Challenging Cross Border Crime

Transnational crimes, such as human trafficking, trafficking in firearms, drug trafficking, money laundering, child pornography, internet crimes, and corruption do not respect borders, laws, or people. Addressing these crimes comprehensively, swiftly, and effectively is required to give meaning to justice, the rule of law and respect for human rights.

Cwag Interagency Partnerships

For more Information about CWAG please visit our parent site –  www.cwagweb.org  e: info@cwagweb.org

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ABOUT | CWAG Africa Alliance Partnership – CWAG-AAP

Established in 2016, The CWAG Africa Alliance Partnership seeks to establish and foster robust relationships with justice and law enforcement agencies and officials throughout Africa to support the rule of law and combat transnational criminal activity.

The CWAG Africa Alliance Partnership collaborates with African Ministries of Justice, Attorneys General, Solicitors General, and Public Prosecution agencies to share knowledge and experience in the fight against crimes like human trafficking, corruption, money laundering, and cyber-crime and other cross border criminal activity.

CWAG Alliance Partnership programmes focus on such initiatives as reinforcing court systems with greater efficiency and transparency; running training programs that promote a consistent application of Rule of Law disciplines, such as oral advocacy; and promoting collaboration among attorneys general from partner countries.

The CWAG Africa Alliance Partnership is currently working with justice departments, and law enforcement bodies such as the Office of the Attorney General, Departments of Public Prosecution, the Police, academic bodies and other organisations in several African Countries including, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, Senegal, South Africa, and Zambia:

CWAG AAP seeks to establish more relationships throughout Africa.

Read more about CWAG AAP in What We Do and Where We Are in Africa. Please Contact us directly if you require additional information or download our Brochure here.

For additional information on CWAG Alliance Partnerships please visit www.cwagweb.org/ap or email info@cwagweb.org