A total of 45 law students completed their internship in various Free Legal Aid Centers across the country. During their internship, which was supported by the USAID Collaborative Governance Program, they provided free legal assistance to 576 people. This activity was supported by USAID and administered by the Association of Legal Clinics and the Ministry of Justice. The Ministry has agreed to hire 10 of the students upon graduation to improve permanent capacity at Free Legal Aid Centers around the country. More info about USAID assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic see here: https://usaidkg.exposure.co/newsletter-august-2019

Photo 2 Vice Speaker Marat Bakirov awards a Certificate to Law studentIMG 0561

Vice-Speaker of the Jogorku Kenesh Mirlan Bakirov hands a certificate to a law student at Issyk-Kul Law Institute, who successfully completed an internship in free legal aid center.

Photo 4 Gary Linden awards a thank you letter to student IMG 0585

The USAID Mission Director, Mr. Gary Linden, confers a letter of gratitude to Nurmambet Kulushev for successfully completing an internship with a Free Legal Aid Center under the SGLA Coordination Center of the Ministry of Justice.