NGOs like ISLP that are accepted onto the GlobalGiving site must meet certain requirements developed to give donors confidence that the organizations have a good track record and that their work has an impact.
“I learned about ISLP's work on the land-grabbing of these poor farmers in Koh Kong from one of the ISLP volunteer lawyers.
Heather Eisenlord, Director of ISLP's Human Rights Program, is very encouraged by the response of donors: “We're delighted that GlobalGiving provided us with this platform, which has enabled us to reach a much broader pool of global citizens who are concerned about the growing epidemic of land-grabbing.
, originally conceived and discussed under the convening authority of the Graduate Management Admission CouncilEo (GMAC), quickly evolved into a loan programme to be provided by a consortium of organizations experienced in the student loan arena.
Following assessment and analysis of their goals and current capacities, students complete the selection phase of BASE by developing a written ISLP, which includes their goals for graduate study, their enrollment priority, a set of selected courses, and some preliminary ideas regarding appropriate practica experiences.
The final phase of the BASE Model involves student evaluation and self-reflection of progress as the ISLP is implemented.
Commenting on her appointment, Susan says: “I have always been drawn to what I think is ISLP's unique strategy - focusing on delivering longer term legal solutions.
Since it was founded in 2000, ISLP has provided nearly $84 million in pro bono services to organizations in 72 countries.
ISLP urges officials at the highest levels of government to promptly review the arrests to determine whether they were authorized by court order or justified by an exigency and hold accountable any officers that used excessive force.
ISLP assists governments, non-governmental organizations and other institutions working to build legal capacity and to advance the rights and well-being of their citizens.
Dozens of partners and associates from Hogan Lovells have given thousands of hours to ISLP projects, both as volunteers in the field and as senior advisors and organization builders.
"We have been proud to undertake complex and important pro bono projects with ISLP all over the world."