The “Rule of Law” Campaign in Laos
Aug22

The “Rule of Law” Campaign in Laos

Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Clinical Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) and the National University of Laos Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education (FLP CLE) work together to support the “RULE OF LAW” campaign, by using CLE Training of Trainers workshops. Supported by The European Union thru Care International Organization, more than 200 participants attended such workshop, including the Laos...

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The Journey from Law student to Legal Fellow 
Aug22

The Journey from Law student to Legal Fellow 

My name is Bounthy Xaechao, and I am from the north Laos province of Xayyabouly. In 2013, when I was a first year student at National University of Laos, a senior law student came to my class and explained how Clinical Legal Education (CLE) trains you, gives you experience, develops your legal skills and provides the opportunity to help poor people. That speech inspired and motivated me to deepen and develop myself through CLE. After...

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Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education  Training on Human Trafficking and Smuggling
Aug22

Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education Training on Human Trafficking and Smuggling

Between the 14th and the 18th of May, 2016, the Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education (FLPCLE) in Laos organized a training on the topic of “Human Trafficking and Smuggling”. My name is Vanny Phommathed, I am a FLPCLE student, and I attended this training, along with more than 27 other students, teachers, donors and lawyers. It was conducted by FLPCLE Teachers, who used Clinical Legal Education (CLE) Lesson...

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Laos Woman’s Access to Justice Baseline Study/Survey
Aug22

Laos Woman’s Access to Justice Baseline Study/Survey

After lunching at the Woman’s Access to Justice (WAJ) Project, which is being supported by the  European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) and implemented by Helvetas, Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE) and the Association of Development of Women and Legal Education (ADWLE) the BABSEACLE team, in Laos, started drafting the Baseline Study/Survey for the WAJ project,...

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Women’s Access to Justice (WAJ) Project in Laos Begins
Apr29

Women’s Access to Justice (WAJ) Project in Laos Begins

On the 7th April, 2016, at the Helvetas Office in Vientiane, Laos, Bridges Across Borders South East Asia Community Legal Education Initiative (BABSEACLE),  The Association of Development of Women and Legal Education (ADWLE) and HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Consortium Agreement for the Project Implementation of “Bringing Justice Closer to Women suffering from Gender Based Violence(GVB)” ,...

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CLE Training to the Village Leader in Luangnamtha and Oudomxay Province
Apr29

CLE Training to the Village Leader in Luangnamtha and Oudomxay Province

Between the 24thof January and the 2ndof February 2016, representatives from The Faculty of Law and Political Science Clinical Legal Education(FLP CLE) went to the North of Laos, Luangnamtha and Oudomxay Province, to do a 2day training of trainers (for each District) to 29 village leaders of 3 different districts: Sing District, in Luangnamtha Province, and Lar and Namor Districts in Oudomxay Province. These trainings were supported...

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