Advocacy and Legal Aid for Religious Minorities (ALARM)
October 2017 – July 2020
Advocacy and Legal Aid for Religious Minorities (ALARM) was a 30-month initiative funded by the European Union. The program aimed at strengthening organizational systems of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), including training and mentoring on the Human Rights Management Information System (HRMIS) to enhance the quality of HRCP publications. The facilitation was extended to strategic advocacy and public information campaigns.
Under the agreement, HRCP implemented the project to promote Freedom of Religion and Belief (FoRB) in Pakistan through legal assistance and advocacy drives, especially in support of religious minorities. In addition to direct legal services, other contributions to FoRB included the facilitation of interfaith action, and advocacy initiatives for enhancing human rights monitoring and documentation.
Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program (AFGP)
October 02, 2017 – August 31, 2020
The Ambassador’s Fund Grant Program (AFGP) was a 35-month program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The AFGP provided grants for projects that aimed at improving the social and economic conditions in the country. The AFGP focused on high-impact interventions in areas prioritized by the United States Ambassador to Pakistan.