Dear Asia Pro Bono & Access to Justice Exchange Supporters and Participants, Due to the current situation of the COVID-19 virus, and the need to ensure both the safety of the 9APBC & A2J Exchange participants, and proper, effective and impactful planning, a decision was made by members of the Global/Regional/Local Organizing Committees. This decision was to postpone the 9APBC & A2J Exchange physical event to February 22-March 2, 2021. The A2J Exchange... view profile
Natasha Burley Winrock International Stakeholder Engagement and Learning Natasha recently joined Winrock as the Stakeholder Engagement and Learning Specialist on the five year (2016-2021) USAID Asia Counter Trafficking in Persons five-year project. After starting her career in journalism, based in Niger, she has now worked in the development sector for over ten years. Her work has included roles with USAID in Madagascar, NDI in Cambodia and Search for Common... view profile
Sumaiya F. Islam Open Society Justice Initiative Senior Policy Officer Sumaiya Islam is a Senior Policy Officer with the Open Society Justice Initiative, where she focuses on legal empowerment, public financing and access to justice policies. Sumaiya co-leads the Global Legal Empowerment Project. With over 14 years of experience in expanding and improving the quality of basic justice services for underserved communities, her areas of professional interest include... view profile
Catherine Cheung PILnet: The Global Network for Public Interest Law Interim Co-Director Catherine Cheung is the Interim Co-Director of PILnet’s Hong Kong Office. Catherine is jointly responsible for the overall management of operations of the Hong Kong office as well as designing and implementing projects aimed at improving access to justice and building the community of public interest-minded lawyers and law students in Hong Kong. With an aspiration... view profile
Pisey James Ester Legal Support for Children and Women Project Manager Ms. Pisey James is a Cambodian-Nigerian who was born and raised in Cambodia. She is highly motivated and enthusiastic graduate who believes in making a difference to bring equality to all humankind. Experienced in working with victims of abuse and vulnerable groups by promoting their access to justice and empowering them so that they can reintegrate into the community. She resourceful... view profile
Daniel Tang About Daniel Tang A self-taught illustrator, Daniel has had keen interest in anything creative since he was able to hold a pencil. From design, photography and animation, to sculpting, calligraphy and filmmaking, he tries to combine and incorporate the different fields into his work in an attempt to distinguish himself from the abundance of other great artists out there. Originally from the UK, he currently divides his time between Hong Kong and... view profile
9APBC Conference is organised by a dedicated team of volunteers from Asia and globally with the support of BABSEACLE team. Organizing Committee details coming soon.
9APBC Conference Program Information
The Consortium, its Program Committee, and the 2020 Program Advisory Group is currently putting together the Conference program. The details of the program, speakers and related information will updated in the upcoming months.