ALG champions developmental legal aid at national legal aid summit

The Alternative Law Groups (ALG) shared developmental legal aid best practices and challenges in the three-day national legal aid summit organized by the Supreme Court of the Phil

LEN-SEA convenes to strengthen legal empowerment strategies and approaches

ALG convenes to re-strategize and discuss human rights situation across the country

The Alternative Law Groups convened in a general assembly at the WB The Ivywall Resort-Panglao, Bohol on August 22-24, 2022.

Community-Based Dialogue in Region IV-A Held

The Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) on the Enactment of Human Rights Ordinances in Selected Cities and Municipalities in CALABARZON was held on Sept 14, 2022 at the Hotel Seda in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.After the Opening Program, there was a discussion on the proposed ordinances, specifically:

Second Visayas Island-Wide Consultation of WEDs Held

The Visayas Cluster of the Women Environmental Defenders (WEDefend) Program held its Second Island-Wide Consultation on September 7-8, 2022. The activity aims to help create a nationwide cohort of WEDs (Women Environmental Defenders) across all sectors. The Visayas activity was jointly implemented by the Phili

PSC Meets with New PNP HRAO Chief

On July 2, 2015, selected representatives of the Project Steering Committee of the “Community-based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Promotion and Protection” project gave a courtesy call to the new OIC Philippine National Police Human Rights Affairs Office (PNP HRAO) Chief Police Senior Superintendent Dennis Siervo at the HRAO office in Camp Crame, Quezon City. The PSC members gave an overview of the project, while the OIC Chief expressed support to the project and shared some of his future

EnvironmentalDefense Program (EnDefense)

Launched as part of the agreement between Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) and the Philippine Tropical Forest Conservation Foundation (PTFCF)1 to facilitate collaboration between them and their partners in areas of mutual interest in the Philippines, and to make available resources for projects that they will co-finance, the EnDefense Program is a funding mechanism for litigation and related legal actions that seek to protect the country's environment and natural resources.&nbs