2019 8th Asia Pro Bono Conference Presenters & Facilitators

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Conference SessionsAccess to Justice Exchange Sessions
 
Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe
Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe
Resident Representative-UNDP
NEPAL
Chandeshwor Shrestha
Senior Advocate Chandeshwor Shrestha
Nepal Bar Association President
NEPAL
Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana
Honorable Cholendra Shamsher Junga Bahadur Rana
Chief Justice of the Nepal Supreme Court
NEPAL
Hina Jilani
Hina Jilani
The Elders
PAKISTAN
Honorable Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal
Honorable Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal
Minister of Law, Justice and Parlimanentarian Affairs
NEPAL
 
 
Adrienne Joy
Adrienne Joy
Advocates for International Development
UK
Ajay Shankar Jha
Ajay Shankar Jha "Rupesh"
Public Defender Society of Nepal
NEPAL
Altaf Hussain Khoso
Altaf Hussain Khoso
Committee for the Welfare of the Prisoners
PAKISTAN
Andrew Khoo
Andrew Khoo
Bar Council Malaysia
MALAYSIA
Andrew P. Valentine
Andrew P. Valentine
DLA Piper LLP (US) / New Perimeter
USA
Angbeen Mirza
Angbeen Mirza
Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law
PAKISTAN
Anita Neupane Thapalia
Anita Neupane Thapalia
Legal Aid And Consultancy Centre
NEPAL
Aritha Wickramasinghe
Aritha Wickramasinghe
iProbono
SRI LANKA
Arpeeta Shams Mizan
Arpeeta Shams Mizan
iProbono & University of Dhaka
BANGLADESH
Asfinawati Ajub
Asfinawati Ajub
YLBHI (Indonesia Legal Aid Foundation)
INDONESIA
Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe
Ayshanie Medagangoda-Labe
Resident Representative-UNDP
NEPAL
Baasanjargal Khurelbaatar
Baasanjargal Khurelbaatar
ELC LLP
MONGOLIA
Babita Basnet
Babita Basnet
Public Defender Society of Nepal
NEPAL
Barun Ghimire
Barun Ghimire
iProbono
NEPAL
Bhoomi Harendran
Bhoomi Harendran
National Transgender Network
SRI LANKA
Binita Modi
Binita Modi
iProbono
UK
Bob Mittelstaedt
Bob Mittelstaedt
Jones Day
USA
Bounthom Phenglattanavong
Bounthom Phenglattanavong
Ministry of Justice
LAOS
Bruce A. Lasky
Bruce A. Lasky
Lanna Lawyers & BABSEACLE
THAILAND
Carolyn Tanner
Carolyn Tanner
Winrock International
USA
Catherine Cheung
Catherine Cheung
PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law
HONG KONG
Chandeshwor Shrestha
Senior Advocate Chandeshwor Shrestha
Nepal Bar Association President
NEPAL
Cholendra Shamsher JB Rana
Honorable Cholendra Shamsher Junga Bahadur Rana
Chief Justice of the Nepal Supreme Court
NEPAL
Dechen Hyolmo Lama
Dechen Hyolmo Lama
Forum for Women, Law and Development
NEPAL
Dinesh Joshi
Dinesh Joshi
The University of Tokyo
JAPAN
Donald C. Peters
Donald C. [Don] Peters
University of Florida
USA
Donny Ardyanto
Donny Ardyanto
Tifa Foundation
INDONESIA
Enkhsaikhan Lkhagvajav
Enkhsaikhan Lkhagvajav
Mongolian Bar Association
MONGOLIA
Faustina Pereira
Faustina Pereira
Centre for Peace and Justice, BRAC University
BANGLADESH
Fiona Li
Fiona Li
TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Foundation
THAILAND
Gloria Lai
Gloria Lai
International Drug Policy Consortium
THAILAND
Gopinath Pillai
Gopinath Pillai
Law Society Pro Bono Services
SINGAPORE
Hadil Abdelaziz
Hadil Abdelaziz
Justice Center for Legal Aid (JCLA)
JORDAN
Hari Phuyal
Hari Phuyal
Supreme Court of Nepal
NEPAL
Haya Emaan Zahid
Haya Emaan Zahid
Legal Aid Society
PAKISTAN
Henry S. Rojas
Henry S. Rojas
Lawyers Beyond Borders Philippines, Inc
PHILIPPINES
Hina Jilani
Hina Jilani
The Elders
PAKISTAN
Hnin Hnin Yu
Hnin Hnin Yu
Sex Workers Network in Myanmar
MYANMAR
Hnin Wuttyi
Hnin Wuttyi
The International Legal Foundation
MYANMAR
Holly Hobart
Holly Hobart
International Legal Foundation
USA
Honorable Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal
Honorable Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal
Minister of Law, Justice and Parlimanentarian Affairs
NEPAL
Indu Tuladhar
Indu Tuladhar
Himal Innovative Development and Research Pvt. Ltd.
NEPAL
Isfundiar Kasuri
Isfundiar Kasuri
Justice Project Pakistan
PAKISTAN
Ja Aung Lu
Ja Aung Lu
Human Rights and Legal Center
MYANMAR
Jake Stevens
Jake Stevens
International Bridges to Justice
MYANMAR
Jameel Hussain Junejo
Jameel Hussain Junejo
Legal Aid Society
PAKISTAN
Jane Sanders
Jane Sanders
The Shopfront Youth Legal Centre
AUSTRALIA
Jawziya Zaman
Jawziya Zaman
Legal Aid Office & Legal Aid Society
PAKISTAN
Jayshree Satpute
Jayshree Satpute
Nazdeek
INDIA
John Corker
John Corker
Diplomacy Training Programme
AUSTRALIA
Jonathan Olier
Jonathan Olier
White & Case LLP
SINGAPORE
Kamal Bahadur Ghising
Kamal Bahadur Ghising
Public Defender Society of Nepal
NEPAL
Khagendra Prasad Adhikari
Khagendra Prasad Adhikari
Supreme Court Bar Association
NEPAL
Kimpav Mao
Kimpav Mao
Pannasastra University of Cambodia
CAMBODIA
Kristin Rosella
Kristin Rosella
Liberty Shared
CAMBODIA
Kritagya Shah
Kritagya Shah
Himal Innovative Development and Research Pvt. Ltd.
NEPAL
Linda Al Kalash
Linda Al Kalash
Tamkeen Fields for Aid and Human Rights
JORDAN
Lindsay Ernst
Lindsay Ernst
Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong
HONG KONG
M. Salauddin Hassan
M. Salauddin Hassan
Legal Counsel
BANGLADESH
Maalani Ramalo
Maalani Ramalo
DHRRA Malaysia & SNAP
MALAYSIA
Madhurima Dhanuka
Madhurima Dhanuka
Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
INDIA
Maja Daruwala
Maja Daruwala
Tata Trusts & Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative
INDIA
Maleeha Azhar
Maleeha Azhar
Legal Aid Society
PAKISTAN
Manisha Poudel
Manisha Poudel
Nepal Law Campus
NEPAL
Mara Malagodi
Mara Malagodi
Chinese University of Hong Kong
HONG KONG
Mariam Faruqi
Mariam Faruqi
iProbono
UK
Mark Woods
Mark Woods
Law Council of Australia
AUSTRALIA
Marlene Halpern
Marlene Halpern
Center for Reproductive Rights
USA
Marlon Manuel
Marlon Manuel
Namati
PHILIPPINES
Martha M. Peters
Martha M. [Marty] Peters
Elon University School of Law
USA
Mary Catherine Alvarez
Mary Catherine Alvarez
StreetLawPh
PHILIPPINES
Mary Ho
Mary Ho
Association of Corporate Counsel
HONG KONG
Masum Billah
S M Masum Billah
ELCOP and Jagannath University
BANGADESH
May Phyo Eain
May Phyo Eain
International Bridges To Justice
MYANMAR
Meenakshi Menon
Meenakshi Menon
iProbono
INDIA
Mizanur Rahman
Mizanur Rahman
University of Dhaka
BANGLADESH
Mohammad Nabi Waqar
Mohammad Nabi Waqar
International Legal Foundation
AFGHANISTAN
Mohammed Rakinul Hakim
Mohammed Rakinul Hakim
DLA Piper
THAILAND
Nahakul Subedi
Honorable Nahakul Subedi
Chief Justice of the High Court Patan
NEPAL
Naima Ahmed
Naima Ahmed
iProbono
PAKISTAN
Naomi Barnard
Naomi Barnard
Advocates for International Development / ROLE
UK
Narayan Ghimire
Narayan Ghimire
Senior Advocate
NEPAL
Natasha Burley
Natasha Burley
WINROCK International
CAMBODIA
Nay Lin
Nay Lin
MSM and TG Network
MYANMAR
Neetika Vishwanath
Neetika Vishwanath
Project 39A, National Law University Delhi
INDIA
Neetu Pokharel
Neetu Pokharel
Alliance for Social Dialogue
NEPAL
Nirmal Kumar Upreti
Nirmal Kumar Upreti
Forum for Nation Building
NEPAL
Olugbenga Oke-Samuel
Olugbenga Oke - Samuel
Adekunle Ajasin University
UGANDA
Omar H. Khan
Omar H. Khan
Legal Counsel
BANGLADESH
Patrick Burgess
Patrick Burgess
Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR)
INDONESIA
Pavina Thephithuck
Pavina Thephithuck
BABSEACLE
LAOS
Pisey James Ester
Pisey James Ester
Legal Support for Children and Women
CAMBODIA
Piya Muqit
Piya Muqit
Justice Centre
HONG KONG
Prabina Bajracharya
Prabina Bajracharya
Center for Reproductive Rights
NEPAL
Purna Shrestha
Purna Shrestha
Center for Reproductive Rights
NEPAL
Ravi Hemadri
Ravi Hemadri
Development and Justice Initiative
INDIA
Ravi Prakash Vyas
Ravi Prakash Vyas
Kathmandu School of Law
NEPAL
Renita Sophia Crasta
Renita Sophia Crasta
Capitaland Pte Ltd/Singapore Corporate Counsel Association
SINGAPORE
Richa Oberoi
Richa Oberoi
Advocacy and Visual Assets Officer
INDIA
Rinki Roy
Rinki Roy
Thomson Reuters Foundation
INDIA
Robert Houston
Robert Houston
Global Pro Bono Bar Association
USA
Roshani Poudyal
Roshani Poudyal
Himalayan Lawyers
NEPAL
Rup Narayan Shrestha
Rup Narayan Shrestha
Avenue Law Firm
NEPAL
Sa Im Meas
Sa Im Meas
Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association
CAMBODIA
Sabin Shrestha
Sabin Shrestha
Forum for Women, Law and Development
NEPAL
Samjhana Ghimire
Samjhana Ghimire
Legal Aid and Consultancy Center
NEPAL
San Ng
San Ng
The Asia Foundation
USA
Sara Hossain
Sara Hossain
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust
BANGLADESH
Saray Run
Saray Run
Legal Aid of Cambodia
CAMBODIA
Sarmila Shrestha
Sarmila Shrestha
Justice for All
NEPAL
Saroj K Ghimire
Saroj K Ghimire
Supreme Court Bar Association
NEPAL
Satoko Tabata
Satoko Tabata
Tamagawa University
JAPAN
Shahariar Sadat
Shahariar Sadat
Human Rights and Legal Aid Services, BRAC
BANGLADESH
Shanuki de Alwis
Shanuki de Alwis
Vision 1
SRI LANKA
Shashi Kumary Adhikary
Shashi Kumary Adhikary
Nepal Law Campus
NEPAL
Shaun McCarthy
Shaun McCarthy
University of Newcastle Legal Centre
AUSTRALIA
Sheri Meyerhoffer
Sheri Meyerhoffer
Women Lawyers Joining Hand
CANADA
Shom Prasad Luitel
Shom Prasad Luitel
People Forum for Human Rights
NEPAL
Soojin Lee
Soojin Lee
The University of Tokyo
JAPAN
Stephen McNamara
Stephen McNamara
The Tharthi Myay Foundation
MYANMAR
Sumaiya F. Islam
Sumaiya F. Islam
Open Society Justice Initiative
UNITED KINGDOM
Sumina Karki
Sumina Karki
The Asia Foundation
NEPAL
Sumreen Ali
Sumreen Ali Syeda
Legal Aid Society
PAKISTAN
Sunil Kumar Pokharel
Sunil Kumar Pokharel
Innovative Legal Service
NEPAL
Susan Lee
Susan Lee
MyJustice/British Council
MYANMAR
Sushil Gynwali
Sushil Gynwali
National Reconstruction Authority
NEPAL
Taimur Rahman
Taimur Rahman
Political Science at the Lahore University of Management Science
PAKISTAN
Tanguy Lim
Tanguy Lim
Law Society Pro Bono Services
SINGAPORE
Tet Nay Tun
Tet Nay Tun
MyJustice/British Council
MYANMAR
Than Htaik Yadana
Than Htaik Yadana
Braveheart Foundation
MYANMAR
Thi Thi Han
Thi Thi Han
The International Legal Foundation
MYANMAR
Thip Nouansyvong
Thip Nouansyvong
The Asia Foundation
LAOS
Trishna Mohan Kripalani
Trishna Mohan Kripalani
TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Company
INDIA
Wendy Morrish
Wendy Morrish
BABSEACLE
THAILAND
Yasmin Batliwala
Yasmin Batliwala
Advocates for International Development
UK
Yasunobu Sato
Yasunobu Sato
University of Tokyo
JAPAN
Yin Min Sann
Yin Min Sann
Mawlamyaing Justice Center
MYANMAR