Global Alliance for Justice Education – Manila

The Global Alliance for Justice Education will hold its 5th Worldwide Conference — Justice Education in a Community Context — in the Philippines from December 7-13, 2008.

Conference themes will include: new initiatives in justice education; developing and mainstreaming justice education curricula; teaching social justice through experiential learning; clinical legal education, including street law, legal awareness and live-client clinics; justice education and professional responsibility; and special areas of concern, such as human rights and violence against women and children. The conference will be hosted by the Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC), a university-based institution engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights in the Philippines, in collaboration with Bridges Across Borders Southeast Asia (BABSEA), a non-governmental organization working in Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and the United States.

The call for proposals deadline is Sept. 15, 2008.