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Economic and Environmental Development: A daunting task

Environment

Amidst the global and economic development of countries, the environment should not be put at the lowest consideration. Global and economic development should not mean environmental degradation nor exploitation, rather, environmental preservation and conservation for a sustainable environment for...Read More

2015 Summer Internship Program: A Personal Reflection

Environment

By Rene D. Abueg, Palawan State UniversityI’m not really sure as of to the goal of this summer internship. Initially I was informed that this is a leadership training, an immersion project sponsored by the United States embassy. My eyes glittered when our school leader informed me that I was chosen...Read More

Highly Regarded Experiences: US Exchange Program

Women & Children

Large landed estate, wide roads, beautiful houses and villas, cowboy look, fair weather and hospitable people were the things that I want to describe about Dallas, Texas. I don’t know why, but, I loved that place. Though I stayed for only few days, I enjoyed being there. It was February 4 when we...Read More

Pro Bono Redefined

Women & Children

Pro bono has been lexically and legally defined as being, involving, or doing professional and especially legal work donated especially for the public good. In the judicial system of the Philippines, however, the noble pro bono service has earned a notorious and tarnished connotation of being poor...Read More

Blessings of My Life: An IVLP experience

Environment

United States of America was one of my dream places when I was young. But, to wake up one morning, seeing snow falling outside your window, realizing that everything seems to be true was extremely unexpected. During that time, I told myself, is this true or just a dream? Let me check, but yet,...Read More

A Call for Due Process

Peace Process

The Constitution guarantees everyone the right to due process. The right is so fundamental that its non-observance will result to accused’s acquittal. In criminal prosecution, due process requires strict adherence to Miranda rights or rights under custodial investigation, a bundle of rights...Read More

Give Peace a Chance

Peace Process

Words are probably not enough to comfort the grief-stricken families and friends who lost their loved ones in the recent encounter between the Philippine National Police-Special Action Force (PNP-SAF) and Moro rebels in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. While we commiserate with them for having lost a son,...Read More

A Call for Peace

Peace Process

How do we really define peace? I say, peace is when everyone is safe and free. There is peace when children are given the chance to dream and make these dreams possible. We browse deadly conflicts daily. It has been a usual routine of our daily lives. Violence, hatred and intolerance of differences...Read More

Apples and Hearts and Justice: My Amazing U.S. Journey as an International Visitor

Women & Children

When I received the U.S. Ambassador - H. E. Philip S. Goldberg’s invitation to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), I was wowed beyond belief. The hope to one day visit America was on my bucket list. But to have been given this rare opportunity to explore the...Read More

Is the President credible to delegate power and to reorganize agencies?

Peace Process

“In all these agencies where corruption thrives, power has been delegated but instead of delegation conferring the benefits of expertise to social decision-makers, it leads to anarchy”1 as written in one of the article that I read in the internet. Nowadays, many failures, struggles, issues and...Read More

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Is an Non-Government Organization Catering Youth Services

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Liceo Legal Aid Center (LiLAC) doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo is the legal aid center of Liceo de Cagayan University, a privately owned university based in Cagayan de oro City. The group is composed of law students, alumni of the College of Law of the University, and lawyers who are passionate in the practice of alternative lawyering. LiLAC is guided by its vision of a holistic formation of law students committed to the transformation of society by promoting justice, empowerment, unity and peace, through helping the marginalized sector of the depressed areas here in Mindanao, in the Philippines and in the world. While the group was registered only this year with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has been providing services to marginalized communities in partnership with NGOs for more than 8 years now. LiLAC has more than 50 members, 15 of whom are taking the active role of running the group’s activities.

e-mail:liceolegalaidcenter@gmail.com
twitter: twitter.com/liceolegalaid
facebook: fb.com/liceolegalaidrn

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The Mindanao State University Legal Aid Clinic or Mindanao SULAC for brevity, is the Legal Aid Clinic of Mindanao State University College of law. It is the first and currently the only one of its kind to be established in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It strives to cater the legal needs of the underprivileged and/or indigent clients of the Region and to help promote the proper administration of justice as a key to lasting peace in the region and in the country as a whole.

Office Address: 1F MSU College of Law Bldg.,
MSU Main Campus, Marawi City 9700 Philippines
Contact details:
Email: mindanaosulac@gmail.com
Mobile No.: (+63) 907 336 7762

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The Notre Dame university is a Catholic Institution in Cotabato City run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and member of the Notre Dame Educational Association Philippines.The Notre Dame University Legal Aid Center started sometime in 2009. Its members are the officially enrolled students of NDU-College of Law.

The following are the official pages and e-mail address of the group:
FB: fb.com/ndulac
twitter: twitter.com/ndulac
Instagram: instagram.com/ndulac
email: ndulac@gmail.com

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The Palawan Cradle of Rights is a unified composition of law students from Palawan State university school of Law, established last August 26, 2013 after the culminating activity of the Basic Orientation Seminar by the US Embassy in partnership with the MYVC.

Through our linkages and with the help of the different Government and Non-government organizations we aim to provide free access to people who need legal assistance.

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The University of Mindanao Legal Aid Network (ULAN) is a non-stock, non-profit, and service institution of the University of Mindanao. As a service institution, it provides legal assistance, advocates human rights and social justice, and facilitates the formation of law students for alternative lawyering. It consists of law students and alumni of the College of Legal Education of the University of Mindanao committed to provide an adequate and greater access to justice of the community through its programs.

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The CENTRO ADVOCACIA LEGAL is organized exclusively for charitable, socio-cultural and educational purposes, more specifically to serve the needs of the marginalized communities specifically children and youth and the minorities in Zamboanga City through Legal Aid Assistance and Human Rights Based Advocacies.