The Bangladesh Legal Aid Services Trust (BLAST); Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies; the Open Government Partnership and the Legal Empowerment Network organized a series of virtual meetings on September 26, October 14 and October 28, 2020 to enable justice actors from across the Asia-Pacific region to share experiences, solutions and challenges on legal empowerment. The session topics included: Adaptation and Collaboration: Grassroots Work in the Pandemic (September 26); People-Centered Justice and Best Practices (October 14) and Partnerships and Resources (October 28). Over 10,000 participants representing government, the judiciary, civil society and the private sector across the Asia-Pacific region attended or observed the virtual gatherings.
Please find full session recordings linked down below. Available in English, Bangla and Bahasa.
Session 1: Opening Remarks & Adaptation and Collaboration: Grassroots Justice Work in the Pandemic
Saturday, 26 September
9am Dhaka | 10am Jakarta | 11am Manila
Organized by the Legal Empowerment Network at the Asia Pro Bono Conference
- Find a recording of the session here (English only)
Session 2: People-Centered Justice & Best Practices
Wednesday, 14 October 1pm Dhaka | 2pm Jakarta | 3pm Manila
Organized by the Pathfinders for Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies and Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Link to recording: English
Link to recording: Bahasa
Session 3: Partnerships and Resources & Closing Remarks
Wednesday, 28 October 1pm Dhaka | 2pm Jakarta | 3pm Manila
Organized by the Open Government Partnership