Asian Legal Resource Centre
The Asian Legal Resource Centre (ALRC) is an
NGOhaving General Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations.
Some prominent group of
juristsand human rightsactivists in Asiafounded ALRC in 1986.
It places particular emphasis in its work on the areas of
cultural, socialand economicrights and the right of development.
It is a body committed to the development of legal self-reliance and
The centre promotes and support specific legal services and resource programmes promoting self-help at the local level.
ALRC works closely with and support regional, national and local level with the groups in this field and protecting their
The centre presses where appropriate for the introduction of effective government legal services.
It also seeks to strengthen and encourage positive action on legal and human rights issues by the bar and other legal bodies at local and national levels.
The ALRC carried out noteworthycitation tasks in Asia between the years 1996 - 1998 and the more notable ones were, the ones which were conducted for
judges and lawyers in Cambodiaand Sri Lanka.
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