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Title: Horizontal And Vertical Collaborations For Clinic Sustainability
Lead Presenter: Omoyemen Lucia Odibie-Emmanuel
- Marguerite Angelari
Session Abstract: The role of clinics in justice education cannot be over emphasized. Clinics have ensured that communities have access to justice and that they have a voice in issues that concerns them. Clinical real live cases and case studies have also formed practical lessons for students learning and in developing their ethical values and skills. . However, without sustainability of clinics, clinical work done will always be wasted exercise both for institutions and communities. It has become imperative to explore and pursue the sustainability of law clinics in order to achieve real justice. Using interactive methods, this session shall explore the challenges associated with sustainability of clinics, to identify horizontal and vertical collaborations essential for clinic sustainability, to debate and generate ideas about how to build essential relations needed for sustaining our clinics and to actually build synergies for future action. The session will also afford participants the opportunity to undertake a self assessment on the sustainability of their clinics using a checklist.
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