Agenda | 11th Asia Pro Bono Conference

The following is an outline overview of the dates and times for the sessions.  Please note in addition to these core sessions there may be additional sessions and activities outside these times and dates.

 The programme is in draft format and subject to change.

All times are in Indochina Time (ICT).

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16 September 2022
17 September 2022
18 September 2022

16 SEPTEMBER 2022

8.00 – 10.00

Opening Ceremony

Grand Ballroom

10.30 – 12.30

What is Pro Bono and Why Should Legal Service Providers Do It

Grand Ballroom

13.30 – 15.00

Working Pro Bono in Lao PDR

Grand Ballroom

Institutionalizing Pro Bono: Lessons, Challenges and Rewards

Diamond

Combating Gender Based Violence through Pro Bono and Access to Justice Services in Nepal

Pearl

Sustaining Access to Justice through Pro Bono Legal Aid Networks in Myanmar

Topaz

Large Law Firm Pro Bono Collaborations

Ruby

Storytelling for Social Justice: Housing Insecurity and Forced Evictions in India

Crystal

15.30 – 17.30

Collective Collaborations Achieving Greater Acces to Justice

Grand Ballroom

19.00 – 21.30

Justice Cultural Dinner

Faculty of Law & Political Science, National University of Laos

17 SEPTEMBER 2022

8.30 – 10.30

Asia Pro Bono Roundtables: Institutionalizing Pro Bono to Assist in Achieving the SDG’s and ESG’s.

Grand Ballroom

11.00 – 12.30

Pro Bono Capacity Building

Grand Ballroom

Pro Bono Support for Persons Living with Disabilities

Diamond

Combatting Gender Based Violence through Pro Bono and Access to Justice

Pearl

Legal Empowerment and Pro Bono Synergy: Ensuring Community Consent for Land, Indigenous Peoples, and Environmental Rights Protection

Topaz

Interviewing Victims of Human Trafficking- Simulation Exercise for Lawyers and Paralegals Providing Pro Bono Services (Part I)

Ruby

Strengthening Collaborations: The United Nation and Pro Bono Legal Service Providing Workshop

Crystal

13.30 – 15.00

Social Enterprise Law Firms: A Model of Sustainability

Grand Ballroom

The Regional Asia Clinical Legal Education Mock Pre-Trial Workshop and Event: Pro Bono in Practice

Diamond

Assisted Reproduction: Emerging Reproductive Rights Issues in Asia: How Pro Bono can Support in Building the Capacity of Lawyers on Understanding Human Rights Aspects of Assisted Reproduction

Pearl

Strategic Legal Aid Program for Indigenous Peoples and other Vulnerable Sectors

Topaz

Interviewing Victims of Human Trafficking- Simulation Exercise for Lawyers and Paralegals Providing Pro Bono Services (Part II)

Ruby

Business and Human Rights for Human Security in Asia

Crystal

15.30 – 17.30

Increasing Access to Justice: Regional Experiences of Pro Bono and Legal Aid Working Together

Grand Ballroom

18 SEPTEMBER 2022

6.00 – 7.30

Global Pro Bono Move

 

If you are going to move, why not move for JUSTICE!

Run Walk Jog Move together

Landmark Mekong Riverside Hotel

8.30 – 10.30

The Institutional Role of Bar Associations in Supporting and Strengthening Pro Bono

Grand Ballroom

11.00 – 12.30

Institutionalizing Pro Bono and Access to Justice Systems Through Justice Education

Grand Ballroom

Pro Bono Law in India and Singapore: Building Sustainable Practice

Diamond

Enhancing Access to Justice Through Collective Impact

Pearl

Institutionalizing Pro-bono Legal Service and Access to Justice System in Nepal

Topaz

Role of Clearing Houses in Creating Pro Bono Infrastructure

Ruby

13.30 – 15.30

Pro Bono Reporting: A Benefit and a Must

Grand Ballroom

Access to Justice Through Paralegal Pro Bono Support

Diamond

Sustaining Pro Bono Legal Service Providing Through Communities of Practice Groups in Myanmar

Pearl

Limiting the Use of The Death Penalty Through Pro Bono & Access to Justice Services

Topaz

Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Status, Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

Ruby

16.00 – 17.30

Pro Bono Pledges and Closing Ceremony

Grand Ballroom