ALEF act for human rights

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MISSION STATEMENT

ALEF seeks to strengthen the respect and fulfillment of human rights as a cornerstone of social, economic, and political development. By embracing a comprehensive approach to monitor, defend, and educate on human rights, ALEF aims to complement and gear all efforts towards the achievement of an influential human rights constituency, and the realization of a durable peace.

STRATEGIC GOALS

  • Human rights–friendly policies and practices adopted at the national and regional levels.
  • Effective accountability frameworks are set for perpetrators of human rights violations.
  • Human rights values are part of popular paradigms applicable to situations of everyday life.
  • Conditionality between inclusive governance, durable peace and human rights is demonstrated.
  • Ownership of human rights values among youth, children, and their communities is strengthened.

Fields of Work

Monitoring and Advocacy

The program works through concerted actions based on fact-finding and reporting, and the production of studies, reports and other publications on various human rights-related issues followed by field-inspired lobbying and advocacy. ALEF’s projects combine research with awareness-raising and advocacy campaigns in order to mobilize both the community as well as policy and opinion makers towards the protection, respect, and fulfillment of human rights. The program entails ongoing monitoring supported by the building of ALEF’s expertise in international human rights law, international humanitarian law, as well as national and regional legal mechanisms. The program also offers ad hoc training workshops on monitoring and reporting, advocacy and UN mechanisms.

Human Rights Education and Outreach

The Human Rights Education and Outreach (HREO) program seeks to promote the culture of human rights and peace through a cumulative participatory process in which individuals, notably youth, are empowered to become actors of change in their respective communities. The HREO program is based on an experiential learning and participatory approach through which the participant gets to experience and reflect on certain situations and then relate them to true-life situations they have been through. It also addresses the role of each in the promotion and respect of human rights disregarding the social status, professional activity or other considerations; the end goal being to build a human rights constituency.

Address :

ALEF act for human rights
PO. BOX 16-5848
Beirut, Lebanon

Tel : +961 5 458854

Fax : +961 5 952989

Email : director@alefliban.org

Website : https://alefliban.org/

Contact Person : George Ghali - Executive Director