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February 27, 2012

Inaugural Singapore Clinical Legal Education Conference

by Namati in Uncategorized

On March 16-17, 2012 BABSEA, CLE, Singapore Management University, and Northumbria International Journal of Clinical Legal Education are hosting the Inaugural Singapore CLE Conference and Workshop.

February 23, 2012

Reverence and Transformation

by Namati in Namati News

In this interview with Open Society Foundation’s Jonathan Birchall, Namati CEO Vivek Maru sits down to explain more about legal empowerment and Namati.

February 21, 2012

Comparative Study of Legal Aid in East Africa

by Namati in Uncategorized

The Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) is pleased to share a new report based on a comparative study of legal aid schemes used in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The analysis was conducted by DIHR in cooperation with the East Africa Law Society (EALS).

February 1, 2012

Call for Applications: Monitoring & Evaluation Fair

by Namati in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Opportunities

Curious about your impact? Namati is joining hands with BRAC, MARG, and Open Society Justice Initiative to offer legal empowerment programs an opportunity to explore and improve their M&E plans with some of the world’s leading experts.

February 1, 2012

Call for Applications: Monitoring & Evaluation Fair

by Namati in Global Legal Empowerment Network, Opportunities

Curious about your impact? Namati is joining hands with BRAC, MARG, and Open Society Justice Initiative to offer legal empowerment programs an opportunity to explore and improve their M&E plans with some of the world’s leading experts.

January 24, 2012

In Liberia, A Nobel Laureate’s Problem

by Rachael Knight in Community Land Protection, Land & Natural Resources, Namati News

In an op-ed published in the New York Times, Namati’s Rachael Knight and Silas Siakor of the Sustainable Development Institute shed light on the land concession practices of the Johnson Sirleaf administration in Liberia.

January 15, 2012

Legal Power to the People

by Vivek Maru in General

In an op-ed published at Project Syndicate, Namati CEO Vivek Maru argues that legal empowerment is crucial for taking forward two of the great human endeavors since World War II: the movement for human rights and the quest for development.  The essay begins at Ramlila Grounds, the site of some of the largest protests in…

January 9, 2012

Legal Power to the People

by Vivek Maru in Uncategorized

In an op-ed published at Project Syndicate, Namati CEO Vivek Maru argues that legal empowerment is crucial for taking forward two of the great human endeavors since World War II: the movement for human rights and the quest for development. The essay begins at Ramlila Grounds, the site of some of the largest protests in India’s recent history, and closes with a call for a global legal empowerment fund.

January 5, 2012

Introducing Namati

by Abigail Moy in Uncategorized

Welcome! Namati strives to foster dialogue, knowledge-sharing and, ultimately, a movement for legal empowerment worldwide.  Our Global Legal Empowerment Network will provide a platform for practitioners to share resources and experiences, including research, training materials, monitoring and evaluation tools, case management systems, and advocacy strategies.  In the coming weeks, we will be working on developing…

November 18, 2011

Exploring the community level impact of paralegals in rural Sierra Leone

by Sonkita Conteh in Community Paralegals / Grassroots Legal Advocates

This article originally appeared in Sierra Express Media. Introduction A previous article by the author explored the work and impact of community-based paralegals in the lives of ordinary people in rural areas, through the lens of a number of case studies depicting real life justice problems of individuals and how paralegals helped resolve them. That effort…

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