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FOCUS December 2012 Volume Vol. 70

Human Rights Events in the Asia-Pacific

The 1st Southeast Asia Pro Bono Conference took place on 28 and 29 September 2012 in Vientiane. The Conference examined the various ways leaders and managers could inspire their teams or students to undertake pro bono work, ensuring that participants were able to create sustainable pro bono programs when returning to work or study. The two-day Conference offered a space for local and international law firms, social justice organizations, law schools, academics, government officials and policymakers to network, create partnerships and explore meaningful and effective pro bono opportunities.
 
The Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE), in cooperation with the National University of Laos Faculty of Law and Political Science, organized the Conference.
 
For further information, please contact: Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEA CLE), 8 Soi 6, Tanon Suandok T. Suthep, A Muang Chiangmai 50200 Thai l and; ph 662-1439567; e-mail: probono@babseacle.org; www.babseacle.org.

The member-institutions in Northeast Asia of the Asian Consortium for Human Rights- Based Access to Justice (HRBA2J-Asia) held a training workshop on the application of the human rights-based approach to access to justice in the context of the subregion. The workshop was an initial training activity of the Northeast Asian member-institutions that involved institutions deemed to have the appropriate program for promoting and applying the human rights-based approach to access to justice. The training workshop was held on 8-9 November 2012 in Ulaanbaatar. Representatives of member- institutions and invited institutions from China, Japan, South Korea and Mongolia joined the workshop.
 
The training workshop was hosted by the Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD) in Ulaanbaatar on behalf of the HRBA2J-Asia.
 
For further information, please contact: Center for Human Rights and Development (CHRD), Building of "Ok" centre, Youth avenue 13, 8th khoroo, Sukhbaatar district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia; ph (976-11) 325721; e-mail: chimgee.dashdorg@gmail.com;
www.chrd.org.mn.

The 1st Asia-Pacific Forum on Clinical Legal Education: Experience, Achievements and Prospects was held on 24-25 November 2012 in Beijing. The Forum aimed to enhance exchanges and promote further development of clinical legal education in Asia-Pacific countries and sub-regions, improve access to justice and legal empowerment for the poor and marginalized, and increase professional ethics and culture of legal service provision.
 
The participants came from various Asia-Pacific countries, including Australia, China (including Hong Kong and Taiwan), India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, and Vietnam. The forum set up a platform for exchange of experience, difficulties and issues of common concern among practitioners, academics and policymakers and promote the application and further development of clinical legal education in the region.
 
The China Committee of Clinical Legal Education (CCCLE) and Law School of Renmin University and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China co- organized the Forum.
 
For further information, please contact: The Secretary to China Committee of Clinical Legal Education, Law School, Renmin University of China, No.59, Zhongguancun Street, Beijing, China 100872; ph (86-18) 601073461; e- mail_sandy329404@126.com.


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