July 13, 2018

Apply for the World’s Only Legal Empowerment Leadership Course

by Namati in Network Dispatch, Opportunities

This December, we’re bringing 60 inspiring voices together at Budapest’s Central European University for the fourth annual Legal Empowerment Leadership Course. This gathering is an opportunity to learn from first-rate faculty, tackle challenges we face in our work, and grow the movement for legal empowerment together. We want you there with us. Applications are now open…

April 27, 2018

Join a Learning Exchange on Citizenship Rights

by Namati in Citizenship, Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates, Global Legal Empowerment Network, Network Dispatch, Opportunities

The greatest tool we have to tackle the world’s most pressing justice issues is each other. Sharing successes and challenges can help shape and strengthen our work, and in the process, the whole movement grows. That’s why we’re excited to offer this important opportunity. From October 7 – 19 in Kenya, the Global Legal Empowerment Network…

October 30, 2017

The Grassroots Justice Prize is Back — Apply or Nominate Today!

by Namati in General, Opportunities

Across the globe, grassroots organizations are combatting injustice by helping people to understand, use, and shape the laws that affect them. Few of them receive the recognition they deserve. We want to change that. In 2015, we launched the world’s first competition to celebrate great deeds in the field of legal empowerment. This year, the…

August 11, 2017

Apply Now for the 3rd Annual Legal Empowerment Leadership Course

by Namati in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Namati News, Opportunities

Deadline to apply: 28 August 2017. Download the application form here. Around the world, more than four billion people are living outside the protection of the law. They are unfairly driven from their land, denied essential services, excluded from society, and intimidated by violence. Legal empowerment is about turning that tide. It’s about enabling people…

April 20, 2016

How to Build Evidence for Justice – Groundtruthing Environmental Compliance

by Kanchi Kohli in Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates, Environment, Opportunities

People around the world live in areas that are being altered for industrial, infrastructure or mining projects. Their lives and occupations are being negatively impacted by problems of access, encroachment or pollution. Though governments in many countries have regulatory procedures for implementing environmental and social safeguards to minimize or mitigate such problems, compliance of these…

December 14, 2015

Online Database of Land-based Investment Contracts Invites Innovative Proposals

by Marena Brinkhurst in Environment, Labor Rights, Land & Natural Resources, Opportunities aims to promote greater transparency of land-based investments, facilitate a better understanding of the contracts that govern them, and provide useful tools for governments, communities, companies, and other stakeholders. Initially launched in October 2015, the repository provides the full text of contracts, as well as plain language summaries of each contract’s key social, environmental, human…

May 18, 2015

Paralegal Workshop in Myanmar

by Khin Htet Wai in Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates, Land & Natural Resources, Opportunities

On Tuesday May 18th, Namati is hosting a paralegal workshop in Yangon, Myanmar. The workshop is focused on a series of very practical discussions around paralegal implementation. The workshop will also provide a forum for legal empowerment practitioners to exchange their experiences working as paralegals. It will be an opportunity to share best practices, discuss a variety of approaches and develop ideas…

February 13, 2015

Call for proposals: Civil Society and Tunisia’s Justice Sector

by Namati in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Opportunities

The US Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has just released the RFP “Supporting Security and Justice Sector Reforms in Tunisia”, solicitation number DRLA-DRLAQM-15-043. There is no specified project duration or start date. The project will focus on Tunisia.   Eligibility Organizations submitting proposals must meet the following criteria: ·…

January 29, 2015

Action on Myanmar’s National Land Use Policy

by Laura Goodwin in Land & Natural Resources, Opportunities, Women

The Myanmar government recently released a draft National Land Use Policy for public consultation and comment. This policy is envisioned to be a framework to guide the development of a National Land Use Law during 2015 and the harmonization of the many existing land-related laws in Myanmar. The draft National Land Use Policy can be…

January 26, 2015

Join a Legal Empowerment Learning Exchange

by Abigail Moy in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Namati News, Opportunities

Our movement for legal empowerment is thriving on every continent in the world. But too often we work alone, without benefit of the advice or feedback of others. Let’s do something about that. We’re excited to introduce a new opportunity to meet and learn from each other in person: a Learning Exchange Program for members…

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