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Tuning in to Women’s Voices on Justice

One welcome development 


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


EnDefense Strategizing Session 2015

The EnDefense Strategizing Session was launched from June 9-10, 2015 at Hotel La Breza, Quezon City. The activity was a sharing and strategizing session by the grantees and potential grantees on their experiences on the ground with regard to environmental cases (especially the gaps and difficulties).After the overview by Atty. Marlon Manuel (ALG National Coordinator), Mr. Aivan Herzano of the Foundation for the Philippine Environment (FPE) presented FPE’s Environmental Agend


Human Rights Training of Trainers (TOT)

The ALG, in collaboration with the Commission on Human Rights (CHR), the Armed Forces of the Philippines (through the AFP Human Rights Office/AFP HRO), the Philippine National Police (through the PNP Human Rights Affairs Office/PNP HRAO), the Ninoy and Cory Aquino Foundation (NCAF), the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA), with support from the Hanns Seidel Foundation of Germany, has been jointly implementing the “Community-Based Dialogue Sessions on Human Rights Promotion a