PAST PROJECTS

Access to Justice Project

ALG's Access to Justice project aimed to enable the poor to pursue justice through their increased knowledge about basic rights and the judicial system. Furthermore, we also worked on expanding legal information desks in the barangay and municipal court levels....

2021-03-31 01:21:38
CFLI Project

This short-term project, which was supported by the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), was implemented recently, from November 2013-February 2014.  It included the conduct of education/orientation sessions on local legislation and policy formulation in the areas of human rights promotion and protection, resource management, environmental protection, and gender responsiveness, and on the venues for people’s participation in local governance.   Three sessions were conducte...

2020-07-11 04:39:03
Improving Governance to Reduce Poverty: Access to Justice for the Poor

In 2001, the Supreme Court and the European Commission (EC) delegation to the Philippines initially discussed the possibility of an EC grant to fund activities in line with the Action Program for Judicial Reform (APJR).  In 2003, the SC Project: Access to Justice for the Poor Project was approved by the EC and the Government of the Philippines. Later, the Supreme Court was replaced by the Department of Social Welfare and Development as Executing Authority.The project’s main object...

2020-07-11 04:20:39
Defend the Defenders Program

The Defend the Defenders Program or the Program for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights Defenders Working on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights is a funding mechanism for activities that seek to protect the country's defenders of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCR) against threatened or actual abuses and rights violations that they encounter in relation to their advocacy work.  The Defend the Defenders Program supports local strategies for the protection of human right...

2020-07-11 04:17:50
Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights

The project, Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, and Civil 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 ri...

2019-09-16 01:01:20
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 Bangsamoro Basic Law had been viewed with skepticism by many. Various issues concerning the constitutionality of the law, the propriety of the Bangsamoro form of government, the division of power...

2019-03-28 16:00:07
Justice Reform Initiatives Support (JURIS) Project

The Justice Reform Initiatives Support (JURIS) project was a five-year Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)-funded project that began in February 2003 under the auspices of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) through which the Government of Canada assisted the Government of the Republic of the Philippines with its judicial reform program under the Supreme Court-led Action Program for Judicial Reform (APJR). The overall objective of the JURIS project was to contribute t...

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