JUSTICIA Foundation for Development and Human Rights (Declaration n° 1147/2008) is a nonprofit Lebanese civil society organization. JUSTICIA was founded by jurists and civil society activists who believe in democratic values, human rights, the rule of law, and equal opportunity for all. JUSTICIA’s main objective is to protect and promote human rights. It also works to empower marginalized individuals, strengthen democracy, and encourage good governance.
To accomplish its objectives, JUSTICIA does the following:
- Organize and implement legal awareness and citizenship training programs to engender a culture of human rights.
- Publish basic information about everyday legal issues and helpful how-to guides to assist members of the public in determining their legal rights.
- Network with governmental and non-governmental organizations in order to gain support for its programs and assist organizations with similar goals.
- Design and implement projects aiming at addressing gender issues, necessary legal reform, and public integrity problems.