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Clinical Legal Education in Vietnam … Full Steam Ahead!

On the 25th to 29th of September 2009, the Institute of Policy, Law and Development (PLD) and BABSEA CLE successfully conducted a Training of Trainers Clinical Legal Education Workshop in the city of Hanoi, Vietnam. The Workshop was a continuation of the recent Universities of Vietnam CLE Study Visit to the Chiang Mai University Legal Consultation Center in August 2009 and constituted the next major phase towards building a foundation for a sustainable nationwide CLE program within Vietnam that seeks to foster a pro-bono culture amongst future lawyers and emphasize improved legal education, applied legal skills, human rights awareness, community empowerment among socially vulnerable and marginalized communities and access to justice.

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