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Participated onLegal Empowerment program in Thailand

The Centre for Peace and Justice of BRAC University, in close collaboration with the Open Society Justice Initiative, ‘Asian Leadership Colloquium on Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice’ was held in Bangkok, Thailand. The colloquium brought together the leadership of legal empowerment organizations across Asia to discuss the state of legal empowerment in various countries, particularly the challenges faced by such organizations. The colloquium was also focused on the issue of sustainability of legal empowerment organizations and explored innovative sources of revenue, which will make such organizations less dependent on external sources of funding. The three-day event also explored the strengthening and promotion of paralegalism in order to enhance access to justice across Asia.