The IHLADI was founded in 1951. The IHLADI is a non-political scientific association dedicated to the study, development and promotion of international law. It has held 29 bi-annual congresses. Its papers and conclusions are published in the IHLADI Yearbook (Anuario). The members and associated of IHLADI are experts in international law from more than twenty countries of the Iberoamerican and Philippine community.