On May 10-13, 2019, 45 law students from all regions of the country participated in the Rule of Law School, where they gained practical communication and counseling skills. The students also participated in mock trials, and received knowledge from leading experts and practitioners in law and legal aid field.

The Rule of Law School is the avenue for future lawyers to take an internship at the Free Legal Aid Centers in the Kyrgyz Republic. It is planned, that students jointly with the lawyers of the FLACs, will be able to provide qualitative consultations within the Law “On State-Guaranteed Legal Aid”. According to the Law, the disadvantaged groups of population and stateless individuals have the right to receive free legal aid in one of the 24 Centers.

Photo 1 all together near the lake

Forty five law students from all regions of the country participated in the Summer School of Rule of Law at Issyk-Kul on May 10-13, 2019.

Photo 2 two days of study and learning

Students present their ideas on providing legal assistance at the Free Legal Aid Centers.

Photo 3 finding people in need of legal aid

Law students first went to public places to find the people, who need legal assistance and then provided them a legal consultation.Photo 4 working in a team

Students work in groups and then present their ideas and plans.

Photo 5 legal consultation to a women in need

Students conduct informational work with residents about the possibility to receive free legal aid at Free Legal Aid Centers located in all regions of the country.

Photo 6 ready to work in FLAC

The training was interactive, and all participants were satisfied with the knowledge and experience gained.

Photo 7 presenting ideas

Each participant had the opportunity to ask questions, share their ideas and plans.

Photo 8 45 students in a 4 day training

The leading experts and practitioners in the field of law and legal aid conducted trainings to law students during the Summer School of Rule of Law.

Photo 9 Law Students in Attention at 4 day training

Students are ready to undergo an internship at the Free Legal Aid Centers under the Ministry of Justice of the Kyrgyz Republic.