Meet Our Thai Interns!
Jul09

Meet Our Thai Interns!

This year, for the first time, BABSEACLE Foundation hosted three interns for our Legal Studies Volunteer Internship Program 2012.  Top law students Prik, Lek and Neung, who report on their experiences below, were sent to us by our partner universities Mae Fah Luang University and University of Phayao. In the Internship Program, they learnt about CLE (Clinical/Community Legal Education), managing and administrative systems, teaching...

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Building Bridges Quarterly Newsletter
Apr20

Building Bridges Quarterly Newsletter

* Special guests Frank and Melissa Bloch visit Viet Nam * Visiting Volunteer Clinician Liubou Krasnitskaya in Hanoi * Visiting Clinicians David McQuoid-Mason and Luba Krasnitskaya * The First BABSEA CLE Singapore Conference * Indonesian Law Lecturers on Externship in Thailand * A Special Relationship with Central European University * Bruce Lasky reports from USA Pro-Bono Conference * FLP-CLE in Laos holds an important planning...

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International experience gives students career edge
Mar22

International experience gives students career edge

Marisha Sieradzan took her Australian nationality for granted growing up in Brisbane. But a recent trip to Thailand opened her eyes to the problems facing hundreds of thousands of Thai people without nationality. “There are about 400,000 people in Thailand without nationality at the moment,” Ms Sieradzan said. “A lot of births were never recorded so many Thais have no documents legally identifying who they are....

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Workshop Wonders
Feb28

Workshop Wonders

Workshop Wonders By Lauren Donnison, Winter Legal Intern from the UK During our first week as interns at BABSEACLE we did a week-long training program at the BABSEACLE house in Chiang Mai. This was conducted by the Laos team, Thip and Souliya, and the Vietnamese team, Ivy and Hien. On the first day we did a really fun scavenger hunt around the local neighborhood. This helped us to get to know the other members of our team, to find our...

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Virtual Reality at ANU
Feb28

Virtual Reality at ANU

Virtual Reality at Australian National University College of Law By Simon Rice, OAM, BA LLB MEd. Associate Professor; Director, Law Reform and Social Justice. ANU College of Law, Australian National University A significant development in the curriculum at the law school of the Australian National University in Canberra has been a ‘virtual’ clinic, offered in partnership with international NGOs as part of the law school’s Law Reform...

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QUT meets BABSEA CLE
Feb28

QUT meets BABSEA CLE

QUT meets BABSEA CLE By Loginy Selvaraj, QUT Law Student, Australia I participated in BABSEA CLE’s three-week internship in January 2011 with other law students from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. My expectations were to gain knowledge and experience, while contributing to the fight against hardships and legal inequity in Southeast Asia. BABSEA CLE was an excellent introduction to volunteer work in social justice. It...

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