FORA.tv Speaker - Lusine Hovhannisian
Lusine Hovhannisian is a program director in PILnet's New York office. She has provided technical assistance and advice for the creation and development of clinical legal education programs in a variety of countries in Central and Eastern Europe, including the Balkans and former Soviet republics. She has been a trainer at numerous workshops for clinical instructors and NGO lawyers and has managed projects designed to promote long-term sustainable reform of higher legal education in Moldova, Ukraine, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. She also leads PILnet's International Fellows program.
Hovhannisian received her legal training in her native Armenia, followed by an LL.M. from Central European University. In 1999, she established the first clinical legal education program at Yerevan State University, where she also taught human rights law and legal ethics. She has been a visiting lecturer at the American University of Armenia and was a visiting research fellow at Central European University from 2005-2006. She is fluent in Armenian, Russian, and English, and has been with PILnet since 2003.
04.17.12 | 01:16:20 min
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