National (Catholic) Commission for Justice & Peace (NCJP)

Key Information

Organization Name: National (Catholic) Commission for Justice & Peace (NCJP)

Head Office: E64/A, Street No. 8, Officers’ Colony Walton Road Lahore Cantt

Contact Person: Cecil Shane Chaudhry

Working Since: 1985

Areas of Operations: Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala,  Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta

Activities

(as of March 2015)

Trainings/ Workshops

No. of trainings/workshops delivered to date: 1303

Themes: Human Rights, Good Governance, UN Mechanisms & treaty bodies, Unbiased Education, Judicial System of Pakistan and Religious Minorities.

Cities these were delivered in: Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta.

Conferences/Seminars

No. of conferences/seminars organized to date: 92

Themes: Unbiased Education, Education Reforms, Protection of Religious Minorities, Freedom of Religion and Belief

Cities these were held in: Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta.

Campaigns

No. of campaigns launched to date: 4

Themes: Abolition of Bonded Labor, Eliminate Religion Column from National Identity Card, Restoration of Joint Electorates System and Campaign for Unbiased Education

Cities these were held in: Rawalpindi, Lahore, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta.

Arts & Culture Events

No. of arts & culture events held to date: 2

Themes: Youth for Peace

Cities these were held in: Lahore

Publications

(as of March 2015)

No.NameDate PublishedPDF File/Web link
1Human Rights Monitor Every Year Web Link
2Fact sheet on forced conversion of religious minority 2014 Web Link
3Fact sheet on unbiased education 2015 Web Link
4Life on the margins 2012 Web Link
5UPR Compilation of Reports2014 Web Link
6Discrimination lingers on; Shadow report 2007 Web Link
7Pakistan ka Muqadma (Urdu) (Case of Pakistan)2010 Web Link
8Insaani Haqook ka Banilaqwami Mizam2011 & 2013 Web Link
9Insaani Haqook ka Irtiqa2006, 2010 & 2013 Web Link
10Education vs Fanatic literacy 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015 Web Link
11E-Mirror/ Aks-o-AynaQuarterly Newsletter Web Link
12Training manual for the teachers belonging to religious minorities and HRDs 2014 Web Link
13Booklet; Joint electorate 2013 Web Link
14Souls on fire Web Link
15Ab Bhi Jalta Shehar Bchaia Ja Sakta Ha (Urdu Booklet) Web Link
16Zara nam ho tu (Urdu) case studies 41456 Web Link
17Working Conditions of the agricultural Labour in Punjab (A Survey Report )2002 Web Link
18Punjab mein Khait Mazdooron ke Halat-e- Kar (Urdu Survey Report)2002 Web Link
19Khat-e- Zindgi se neechey (Study) 2012 Web Link
20Bain-ul-qwami Qwaneen or Humari Zimadari (Urdu)2014 Web Link

Major Projects

(as of March 2015)

No.NameNature of Project
Successfully Completed
1Awaz-e-Haq; pilot phase Curriculum Reforms and Unbiased Education
2Youth for Peace Initiatives Peace Building and Interfaith Harmony
In Progress/Upcoming
No.NameNature of Project
1Strengthening Human Rights Agenda Human Rights Advocacy, Peace and Capacity Building and Protection of Minority Rights
2International Human Rights Advocacy Program (IHRA)Human Rights Advocacy
3Democratic Education Program Curriculum Reforms and Countering Hate Speech
4Awaz-e-Haq IttehadCurriculum Reforms and Human Rights Advocacy
5Freedom of Religion and Belief Peace Building, Protection of Minority Rights and Interfaith Harmony

Awards Received

  • NCJP has received an International Human Rights award by the Tji-Hak-Soon (Tulip) Foundation of South Korea in 2001 for its services in human rights advocacy.

Additional Information

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