Call for Applications in 21st Human Rights Summer School (HRSS)

After two years of COVID-19 restrictions, Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) is glad to organize the 21st Human Rights Summer School (HRSS) from 17th– 27th December, 2022 at Proshika HRDC, Koitta, Manikganj, Bangladesh. ELCOP is a voluntary, non-profitable, non-political, non-governmental human rights education, research and training organization dedicated to the common people of Bangladesh. HRSS is a …

CLEA‐MILAT HUMAN RIGHTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE SUMMER SCHOOL ‐ 2022 on FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

CLEA‐MILAT HUMAN RIGHTS & SOCIAL JUSTICE SUMMER SCHOOL ‐ 2022 on FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION is going to be held on 27th May – 6 June 2020. Organised by Lloyd Law College & Indian Law Institute jointly with National Human Rights Commission of India with academic support from Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), Bangladesh. Bangladeshi Law students are …

List of NGO’s to assist the victims of FoRB violations

The objective of the training on Capacity Building for Lawyers on National Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Remedies was to create a network between lawyers, academics and activists and to strengthen access to justice for victims of FoRB violations by equipping and supporting lawyers, human rights organizations and faith-based actors to promote FoRB and defend victims. For assisting the …

Capacity building for lawyers on National Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Remedies

Freedom of religion and belief is people’s one of the fundamental Human rights which is ensured by Article 18 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In a democratic country every rightful citizen has the freedom to express their thoughts and practice their believes. But independent practice of religion is an alarming question because of lack of proper knowledge. Raising …

Capacity Building for Lawyers on National Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) Remedies

Dear Sir/Ma’am, Greetings from Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP). Religious intolerance is increasing in Bangladesh. Lawyers need information about what to do. Often Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) is confused with minority rights. It is a pleasure to inform you that ELCOP is going to organize an online training on Capacity building for lawyers on national …

LWM Global Virtual Conference On Commemorating Past Genocides and Learning to Prevent Atrocity Crimes

LWM Global Virtual Conference On  Commemorating Past Genocides and Learning to Prevent Atrocity Crimes 12 March 2021 ELCOP’s Session  On Understanding the Barriers through Transitional Justice lens to Ensure Justice: The Experience of Bangladesh and Beyond Friday 12 March, 3.30 PM (BD Time) (GMT+6) Session 11: Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/84395230491   About ELCOP: Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), …

20th Human Rights Summer School Participant’s Application Form

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Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) will be organizing the 20th Human Rights Summer School (HRSS) from 10th-21st October 2019 at Proshika HRDC, Koitta, Manikganj, Bangladesh.  HRSS is a two weeks long residential training on human rights which is comprised of class lectures, small group exercises, simulation, community visit, moot court competition and many more.  The theme for this year is “Human Rights …

ELCOP hosts 1st ELCOP Signature Lecture 2019

Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP), established in 1999, is a voluntary, non-profitable, non-political, non-governmental human rights education, research and training organization dedicated to the common people of Bangladesh. ELCOP is embracing communities for democracy, justice and empowerment through action and participation. This organization was founded by eminent Professor Dr. Mizanur Rahman who is a former Chairman of …

Simulation project for Integrating Youth through Community Empowerment (SPIYCE)

We are very happy to have launched our latest project titled ‘Simulation project for Integrating Youth through Community Empowerment- (SPIYCE)’ in collaboration with the EMK Center,Dhaka. The training sessions of the first batch of (SPIYCE) took place from 29-30th March, 2019 at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Bangladesh (CBCB) Auditorium. Some pictures of the event:

Development and Law Training (DLT)

ELCOP imparts, both on its own initiative and upon invitation from other organizations, persons etc. training on different issues of law and development. It also organizes different Training of Trainers (TOTs) programs. Publications ELCOP publications include Human Rights Summer School Manuals, research books on marginalized anddisadvantaged communities under the Community Law Reforms, textbooks and training manuals under the Proddiner Ain …