The Development of the International Externship Clinic in Myanmar
Feb27

The Development of the International Externship Clinic in Myanmar

BABSEACLE has been hosting and coordinating the placements of externs since 2004 throughout many countries in Asia.  The participants have come from more than 20 countries, and more than 75 universities, worldwide. Beginning in July 2015 Myanmar, as a country where international externs have been place, and local externs have come from, was added to this list. Since then, we have hosted two more Myanmar Externship Clinics that focused...

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Pyay Externship
Oct14

Pyay Externship

After a week-long workshop in Yangon, Myanmar on July 10 2016, our group of four Australian students travelled to a town called Pyay, accompanied by University of New England lecturer, Jonathan Liljeblad, and Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) Program Development Manager, Kyaw Htin. The bumpy, seven-hour journey was an excellent opportunity for us to soak up rural Myanmar, and to...

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Virtual Law Placement (VLP)

Virtual Law Placement (VLP) A Virtual Law Placement (VLP) is an online CLE program whereby universities connect to civil society and other partners involved in access to justice activities. VLP utilises online communication technologies to overcome barriers to participation in international social justice projects that are posed by distance, visa restrictions, expense, family responsibilities and financial hardship, while providing...

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Second Time Lucky – Myanmar Externship 2.0
Apr29

Second Time Lucky – Myanmar Externship 2.0

As part of the continuing partnership between the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE), 10 lucky QUT students were selected to travel to Myanmar for the second two-and-a-half week BABSEACLE Legal Studies Externship Clinic. The QUT law students attended two Myanmar universities to help support and assist both teachers and students in the...

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Internship Video made by our Interns in Thailand
Jan30

Internship Video made by our Interns in Thailand

This video will show you what an internship at Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) (Thailand Office) is like. It will mainly show the location and some of the business and leisure activities the interns have been involved in. Of course, this video only provides you with some information about the internship in Thailand and every internship will be slightly different. Please visit our...

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Actively Advertising the BABSEA CLE Access to Justice Weekend at the  Sukhothai Marathon
Sep24

Actively Advertising the BABSEA CLE Access to Justice Weekend at the Sukhothai Marathon

By: Alexis Duecker, BABSEA CLE Intern and law student at Drexel University At the end of June, members of the Chiang Mai BABSEA CLE team boarded a bus headed for Sukhothai, Thailand, to participate in the Sukhothai Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km event.  Wendy Morrish, Helen Yandell, Suphamat Phonphra (Bee), Marieke Johnson, and I met Bruce Lasky in Sukhothai. Before leaving the Chiang Mai office, we were busily preparing materials,...

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