Centre for Human Rights & Governance

Centre for Human Rights & Governance is a non-governmental organization dedicated to promote and defend civic, social, political, cultural and economic rights by implementing all conventions defending the human rights at local and national levels in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Centre for Human Rights & Governance is a non-governmental organization dedicated to promote and defend civic, social, political, cultural and economic rights by implementing all conventions defending the human rights at local and national levels in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

HISTORY

Centre for Human Rights & Governance was founded in 2002 during the height of the wars that raged in the eastern region of DR Congo. The desire to start this organization has been heaped by far the greatest human rights violation, suffering on the civilian populations caught in the crosshairs, deprivation, and displacement. It was established during the continued countrywide abuses which violate the spirit, intent and articles of UDHR, and many other conventions, the documents ever ratified by the community of nations.

Since 2002, this organization has been deeply involved in various programs of human rights peace and governance, all aimed at creating a peaceful atmosphere for effective stability. Human rights has been one major area that CHRG has championed over the years to date and now is currently championing the course of peacemaking, conflict transformation and governance.

Vision

A society in which everyone has the opportunity to enjoy the highest attainable human rights and highest standard of health, education, justice and well-being, regardless of social, cultural, economic or any other status.

Mission

To prevent further erosion of civic, social, political, cultural and economic rights and contributing towards respect, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of individuals and groups through human rights monitoring and advocacy of both national and international human rights normative frameworks in Congo.

Core Values:

  • Integrity
  • Resilience
  • Equality
  • Respect people in their diversities
  • Accountability and transparency
  • Independence
  • Innovation.

Main areas of work :

  • Human Rights
  • Democratic Governance & rule of law
  • Environmental justice
  • Prevention of violent extremism.

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