About Hustisya Natin

HustisyaNatin seeks to enhance the integrity of the justice system, through increased accountability and transparency, and improved performance of judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.

Our Mission

The project, Empowered Civil Society Participation in Monitoring Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies Towards Enhanced Integrity of the Justice System or Hustisya Natin, envisions to enhance the integrity of the justice system through increased accountability and transparency, and improved performance of judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.

 

It supports the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court’s reform agenda, specifically, the pillar on institutionalizing integrity and restoring public credibility.

Hustisya Natin Aims To

Strengthen the capacity of CSOs, especially regional and local groups, to exercise oversight of judicial/quasi-judicial bodies’ performance

 

Improve the capacity of CSOs in establishing a nationwide network and a national system for monitoring the performance of judicial/ quasi-judicial bodies

 

Strengthen the capacity of CSOs in effectively participating in judicial reform efforts,and advocating for policy reforms in the justice sector

Key Stakeholders

Hustisya Natin ultimately benefits the general public that warrants the improved integrity and performance of the justice system.

We engage various groups, including nongovernment and people’s organizations, especially regional or local nongovernment organizations (NGOs) that address issues of vulnerable sectors. We work with human rights defenders, the media and academe. The Project covers lawyers, lawyers’ groups, legal NGOs, and litigants, as well as justices, judges, quasi-judicial adjudicators, prosecutors, public attorneys, and their staff.

 

It benefits litigants in general, especially members of vulnerable groups, who demand the improved services of courts and quasi-judicial bodies to address their justice issues.

Who We Are

The Organizations Behind #HustisyaNatin

Alternative Law Groups

The Alternative Law Groups, Inc. (ALG) is a coalition of 23 legal resource nongovernmental organizations that adhere to the principles and values of alternative or developmental law.

Ateneo Human Rights Center

Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC) was established as one of the first university-based institutions engaged in the promotion and protection of human rights in the country.

Journalism for Nation Building Foundation

Journalism for Nation Building Foundation (JNBF) is an independent, non-profit organization that produces public-interest works in various platforms.

Lawyers’ League for Liberty

Lawyers’ League for Liberty (LIBERTAS) is comprised of individuals mostly in the Philippines who are in the legal and allied professions, including law students, advocating for transparency and accountability in Government; political and electoral reforms; respect for human rights; access to justice, and the promotion of the rule of law

Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates

Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) is an alliance of individuals, institutions and organizations committed to the promotion, protection and realization of human rights in the country.

Transparency and Accountability Network

Transparency and Accountability Network (TAN) is a growing coalition of multisectoral organizations which seeks to contribute significantly to the reduction of corruption in the Philippines.

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