Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific urgently calls on the Government of Nepal to immediately launch an independent and thorough investigation into the murder of Dilip Kumar Mahato, which occurred early on 10 January 2020. We strongly condemn this tragic event, and...
Forum for Protection of Public Interest - Pro Public
PRO PUBLIC, a non-profit, a non-governmental organization dedicated to the cause of public interest, was founded in 1991 by a consortium of environmental lawyers, journalists, economists, engineers, consumers and women rights activists. It raises voice against corruption, red tapism and irregularities and makes the government bodies aware of their duties and responsibilities.
Its focus over the years has been on good governance, conflict transformation and peacebuilding, protection of natural and cultural heritage, environmental justice, pollution control, gender justice and consumer protection. Pro Public has consistently succeeded in creating government accountability in Nepal through media campaigns, advocacy, negotiation, correspondence and public interest litigation.
Play the role of a social change agent to empower the Nepalese people through research, advocacy, litigation and capacity building.
Nepalese people’s basic rights are guaranteed through social, economic, environmental and political justice.
•To act as watchdog in the areas of environment conservation, consumer rights, women rights and child welfare, by way of alternative dispute resolution, negotiations and litigation.
•To increase government and private sector accountability and transparency through good governance advocacy and judicial activities.
•To conduct research aimed at solving contemporary public interest issues.
•To enhance the capacities of local and grassroots organizations through training, seminars, workshops and other means of information dissemination.
Friends of the Earth Nepal / Pro Public
Address: Post box 1430
Gautam Budha Marga
Phone: +97714 265023
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In 2019. Pro Public hosted a series of 'Community Dialogue' sessions entitled "Strengthening Peace and Social Harmony". Sessions included talks on child labour, violence against women, and the role of political parties in achieving long lasting peace and social...