UPDDHE/GL is a non-profit association under Congolese law concerned with the promotion/protection and defence of human rights and the environment. Its motto is "Justice, Work and Development".
UPDDHE/GL searches for solutions to the various problems affecting communities in vulnerable situations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It puts its beneficiaries at the centre of all activities without leaving anyone aside, advocates for the improvement of their living conditions in a climate of peace, a prosperous environment, the respect of their rights in humanitarian emergencies, the peacebulding and peaceful resolution of conflicts, the promotion of women's leadership, the fight against all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation of women and girls, the fight against poverty, food insecurity, bad governance, climate change and militating for the effective implementation of the humanitarian localisation.
UPDDHE works with all social strata, notably children, youth, women and men, as well as with political and administrative authorities and local leaders, in order to maximise the chances of achieving its objectives for the benefit of the underprivileged populations living in its intervention zones.
To achieve this objective, UPDDHE/GL combines different activities: sustainable development programmes based on human rights, environmental restoration, resilience, awareness raising, outreach and mobilisation campaigns, advocacy and humanitarian assistance in case of natural disasters and conflicts.
It is a non-profit association under Congolese law concerned with the promotion/protection and defence of human rights and the environment. Its motto is "Justice, Work and Development".
Areas of intervention: Provinces of North Kivu, South Kivu, Ituri and Tanganyika.