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

Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Promotion and Protection

The project, Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, and Civil2 Society Organizations and Local Communities, was launched in 2008, at a time when the Philippines got the attention of the international community as a result of the alarming rise in unresolved cases of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.  

BASIC START in the Bangsamoro

Building Autonomous and Stable Institutions and Communities Through Socially Cohesive, Transparent, Accountable and Responsive Transition in the Bangsamoro (BASIC START in the Bangsamoro).While the peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was hailed as an unprecedented positive development that could finally end the conflict situation in Mindanao, the contents of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro (CAB) and the proposed B