Tag: Human Rights
Urgent Appeal for Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill Echoes in Commission of Human Rights...
Under the banner of the Commission of Human Rights (CHR) “Policy Rights Talks” during the CHR’s 36th anniversary month, the organization held a free webinar championing the Human Rights Defenders Protection Bill.
UP Visayas creates legal team to help community members uphold freedom of speech, assembly
The University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) has created a Community Legal Assistance Group to help its students, faculty, and staff uphold their constitutional rights to freedom of speech and assembly amidst rising cases of violations.
UP College of Law joins CHR for Human Rights E-Lawyering Service
The University of the Philippines College of Law (UP Law) has joined the Philippine Commission on Human Rights (PCHR) for the Human Rights E-Lawyering Service Project (HR-ELS) that aims to provide real-time legal advice to citizens on their rights through the use of smart technology.
Lisa Dacanay is 1st Asian to win World Economic Forum Social Innovation Leader Award
Social activist and entrepreneur Lisa Dacanay is the first Asian to win the World Economic Forum (WEF) Social Innovation Thought Leader Award. Dr. Lisa Dacanay, President of the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA),...
Cordilleran Joanna Cariño wins 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights
Cordillera People's Alliance (CPA) leader Joanna Cariño was awarded the 2019 Gwangju Prize for Human Rights (GPHR) - the first time a Filipino received the international prize. The main prize was given by the May 18 Memorial Foundation...
Philippine Arts Month opens with Pasinaya festival of 3,000 artists
The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) celebrated the start of Philippine Arts Month in February with a jampacked weekend of “Pasinaya” - a multi-arts open house festival featuring Filipino heritage and arts performed...
UP Law victory at Oxford UK Moot Court is PHL 1st win
What do you get when you put together champions of human rights and veteran mooters from the University of the Philippines College of Law?