CAPACITY BUILDING

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Capacity Building efforts of Studio Nilima are conceived as informal spaces of dialogue, discussion and exchange. They serve as a forum for learners, specifically students and emerging scholars and practitioners of the region to engage, interact and dialogue with thinkers, experts, law makers, academics and artists on a range of topics. The capacity building programmes are offered as addas, workshops and artistic engagement where learners are encouraged to assimilate and synthesize views and opinion critically as well as address concerns through an integrated approach.

Capacity Building Workshop for Officers of Correctional Homes in Assam

Capacity Building Workshop for Officers of Correctional Homes in Assam

Studio Nilima: Collaborative Network for Research and Capacity Building (Studio Nilima) organized a Capacity Building Workshop for the officers of the Correctional Homes in Assam in collaboration with Assam Prison Headquarters, Government of Assam and Assam State Legal Services Authority (ASLSA) on November 23-24, 2019.   Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Assam was kind enough to grace the inaugural session on November 23, 2019. The event was also illuminated by the presence of Justice (R) Madan B. Lokur, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India and at present, Judge of the Supreme Court of Fiji; Mr. Justice N. Kotiswar Singh, Hon'ble Judge of the Gauhati High Court and Executive Chairman, ASLSA; Mr. Justice Suman Shyam, Hon'ble Judge of the.. Read More

Amicus Curiae/Legal Aid Counsel Interaction Program

Amicus Curiae/Legal Aid Counsel Interaction Program

The program is a joint collaboration between Studio Nilima, Bar Council of India, the Assam State Legal Services Authority and the Gauhati High Court Legal Services Committee to strengthen the skills and build capacity of the Panel of Amicus Curiae of the Gauhati High Court and the Legal Aid Counsels (LACs) of various districts of Assam. The program includes rigorous monthly workshops and training sessions with legal experts from the country as well as interactions with former Judges. The program endeavours to enable and empower legal aid counsels to serve their constitutional mandate of providing effective and competent legal services to individuals in need. Monthly interactions include detailed discussions on procedure including law on confessions, circumstantial evidence etc... Read More