Public Interest Environmental Law Office – Tanggol Kalikasan (TK)

Philippines

Email: tanggolkalikasan@yahoo.com

Website: http://www.tanggolkalikasan.org

Tel: +63-2 925 5611 Fax: +63-2 925 5611

Contact person:
Atty. Maria Generosa T. Mislang (Genee) (Executive Director): Ms. Julieta Aparicio

About:

Tanggol Kalikasan (TK) is a non-profit and non-governmental organisation involved in public interest environmental advocacy in the Philippines. It became a fully independent organisation in January 2001 after thirteen years as the environmental law office of the Haribon Foundation. Tanggol works with national and international partners and networks, and has its main office in Quezon City. It also maintains an area office in Lucena City (Southern Luzon Office).

Vision:

The organisation envisions an empowered society that relates with its environment in a just and sustainable manner for the equitable benefit of all Filipinos.

Mission:

Its mission is to facilitate the empowerment of communities and institutions to manage their ecosystem through law and other creative mechanisms.

Goals:

Conscious of the power of an organised and informed citizenry, Tanggol’s programmes are aimed at encouraging greater citizen’s participation in environmental law enforcement and policy-making on resource allocation.

Main lines of work:

• Capability-Building Programme,
• Support for Environmental Law Enforcement,
• Constituency Building and Organisational Development,
• Direct Legal Service,
• Public Environmental Legal Education, and
• Legal and Policy Advocacy.

Address:

M-01 CRM III Building, 106 Kamias, Road, Quezon City, 1102;
Philippines