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Accountability Counsel

San Francisco, United States
Joined February 2018

Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment.



Presence in: Kenya, United States
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Other

Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, we employ community driven and policy level strategies to access justice in the following ways:

  1. We assist communities to effectively use accountability offices to remedy and prevent harm caused by internationally financed projects;
  2. We advocate for accountability offices that are accessible, independent, transparent, fair, and effective tools for justice; and
  3. We provide trainings and tools, conduct research, and track trends within the accountability field to foster the global movement.

People Associated With This Organization

Ali Audu Jaji

Nigeria  
Accountability Counsel (Unverified)
Joined July 2020
Interests: Corruption, Economic Empowerment, Governance, Peace-building, Women's Rights
I want to Join so that I can get More Experience from different perspective, And also to share my experience to others.

Anirudha Nagar

India  
Accountability Counsel
Joined July 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources
I am the Communities Co-Director at Accountability Counsel, a legal organization that amplifies the voices of communities to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, we employ community driven and policy level strategies to access justice.

My human rights legal experience includes casework and policy advocacy in both international and domestic settings. Prior to joining Accountability Counsel, I worked for the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative – an international NGO based in New Delhi – where I advocated for police accountability across South Asia. Previously, I worked in the Office of the Prosecution at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, advising the Chief Prosecutor on international law and procedure. I have also worked at the Tenants Union of Victoria in Australia providing legal advice to aggrieved tenants facing imminent homelessness.

Asif Khan

Pakistan  
Accountability Counsel (Unverified)
Joined April 2020
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Family, Health, Other
Hello!
My dear friends
As you know, the cause of the corona virus is limited to people's homes today.
And there are poor people among them. If you want to give rations or money for them, you can contact me on this number.
Thank you very much

Asif Khan
Finance Secretary
Hameed Welfare Organization Mardan
KPK Pakistan
0092 314 9630811

Emilia Siwingwa

Kenya  
Accountability Counsel
Joined February 2018
Interests: Access to Information, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
I'm a Tanzanian lawyer and the Africa Director at Accountability Counsel. I look forward to learning about, and staying abreast of, the news generated by Namati.

My bio: https://www.accountabilitycounsel.org/person/emilia-siwingwa/

Gregory Berry

United States  
Accountability Counsel
Joined August 2019
Interests: Environmental Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
Attorney and Policy Associate with Accountability Counsel. Interested in Human Rights Advocacy, Environmental Justice, and Sustainable Development.

Samuel Charandura

South Africa  
Accountability Counsel (Unverified)
Joined February 2019
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice
Samuel Charandura is a lawyer for business and human rights,best selling author of '7 transformational Nuggets for Young Leaders',sustainability expert and international development practitioner.He is the Founder and CEO of Legalrico Foundation for Business and Human rights,Director at KZN sustainability Awards.

I am looking to share my experiences,learn and connect with fellow colleagues in the legal field.

Sarah Singh

United States  
Accountability Counsel
Joined March 2018
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Justice, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
I am the Global Communities Director at Accountability Counsel, a legal non-profit organization that employs community-driven and policy-level strategies to protect human rights and the environment. The organization supports communities harmed by internationally financed development projects to utilize accountability offices. With the Global Communities team, I work on cases around the world, in partnership with local groups, to support community-led strategies seeking accountability. I have led cases in Colombia, Kenya, Liberia, Mongolia and Russia, among others. I am interested in sharing Accountability Counsel's expertise in using accountability offices and learning from others who are working with communities to achieve justice and remedy.

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