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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

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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

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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

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The Peace Council Report on the Bangsamoro Basic Law

independent Peace 

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Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Promotion and Protection

improvement of the Human Rights 

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The Justice Reform Agenda of the Poor and Marginalized

 justice reform agenda

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Research on the Poor Accessing Justice and the ALG as JusticeReform Advocate

As part of its advocacy, the ALG presents this publication as a venue for various studies on justice issues affecting the poor and marginalized. Since genuine policy reform must indispensably be rooted in realities on the ground, this publication attempts to put forward issues of the poor and marginalized into the policy arena. This study series serves as paths that enable views from the margins to make their way into discussions and debates about policies. In a sense, it is also an invasion,

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