QUT/BABSEACLE Myanmar Externship – A First that will Last Forever
Sep10

QUT/BABSEACLE Myanmar Externship – A First that will Last Forever

There were a number of firsts on the recent QUT/BABSEACLE Myanmar Externship conducted in July 2015. It was the first time foreign students had been granted visas to enter Myanmar  with the intention of teaching CLE English at local universities. It was the first time the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) collaborated with BABSEACLE, the United Nations Development Programme, DLA Piper/New Perimeter and Herbert Smith Freehills...

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Further Building of the Rule of Law in Myanmar – The Rule of Law Centres Pilot Project

The training program has come to an end, with a very exciting graduation ceremony that was attended by members of the Pyithu Hluttaw Coordinating Body for the Rule of Law Centres, participants, family and friends. The Coordinating Body Chairperson, Daw Aung Sun Suu Kyi, granted certificates to the participants from Lashio and Mandalay as well as the national and international trainers. It was a great way to bring the training to an...

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Myanmar Rule of Law Pilot Project
Jan01

Myanmar Rule of Law Pilot Project

BABSEACLE is part of a consortium that has won a tender from UNDP to develop and deliver training as part of a Rule of Law Pilot Project in Myanmar. The project was initiated by the Parliamentary Rule of Law and Tranquility Committee, and runs from October 2014 to February 2015. The project is also supported by the governments of Australia, UK, Japan and USA. Consortium partners are International Development Law Organisation (IDLO)...

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Legal Ethics, Pro Bono, Access to Justice, and Professional Responsibility Curriculum Development Project
Dec27

Legal Ethics, Pro Bono, Access to Justice, and Professional Responsibility Curriculum Development Project

Nattakan Chomputhong (Ann), Regional Legal Ethics, Pro Bono, Access to Justice, Professional Responsibility Initiative Coordinator; Legal Trainer On July 22 and 23, 2013, BABSEACLE, BABSEACLE Australia, BABSEACLE Singapore Ltd., BABSEACLE Foundation, in conjunction with DLA Piper/New Perimeter, Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF), and the Australian Government Solicitor (AGS), embarked upon an exciting project to develop a specific type of...

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Experiences from my Placement at the Kingsford Legal Centre
Sep27

Experiences from my Placement at the Kingsford Legal Centre

By: Bounleuth  Xaphakdy_Laos Lecturer It is impossible for me to write about all of the things that I have learnt from my 8 week placement in Australia. I gained lots and lots of knowledge, experiences and ideas. Also, I met lots of people who are very kind, generous and wonderful and who were always willing to help and support me. Not only have I have learnt a lot about Clinical Legal Education (CLE),I now also understand more about...

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The Remarkable Pace Of CLE In Myanmar
Jul01

The Remarkable Pace Of CLE In Myanmar

By Helen Yandell Director, BABSEACLE BABSEACLE, in consortium with Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) and DLA Piper/New Perimeter, have undertaken the role in assisting to establish and strengthen university-based and community-based Clinical Legal Education (CLE) programmes in Myanmar. This nationwide programme is co-supported under the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The first quarter of this programme’s first year has seen...

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