• Rights Advocacy
    Legal Expertise
    We do so by providing legal expertise to vulnerable groups such
    as children, women and disabled people.
  • Policy Engagement
    Processes and Actions
    Determine how policies affect ordinary Tanzanians, particularly
    the most vulnerable citizens.
  • Capacity Enhancement
    HumanRights
    Capacity enhancement programs in governance, human rights
    and natural resources management.

Who We Are

The Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (CELG) is a non-governmental organization working to promote a well governed society whose rights are respected and protected. The organization was conceived in January 2009 by four eminent scholars and practitioners in the field of law, governance, environmental justice and community development. CELG was officially registered in September 2009 and is on the fore front in the fields of capacity enhancement, rights advocacy and policy engagement.

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Vision

A well governed society whose rights are known, respected, and protected.

Mission

To seek good governance through capacity enhancement, rights advocacy and policy engagement.

Core Values

Transparency and accountability, Honesty, Integrity, Gender equality and equity, Teamwork and volunteerism, Commitment

Objectives

The capacity of selected stakeholders to engage and ensure good governance in the environment, forestry and wildlife management...

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News & Resources

Our Work

Our Projects

CELG has been implementing several of capacity enhancement programs in governance, human rights and natural resources management

FAQ

CELG has been implementing several of capacity enhancement programs in governance, human rights and natural resources management. CELG implements community empowerment through training, workshops, mentoring, tailor-made programs and organizational development

In a globalizing world where millions of individuals and communities face discrimination and violence, it is essential to have a shared value system that calls on governments, institutions and individuals to respect the fundamental rights of all people.

We do not represent individuals in legal matters or take on individual cases. When we receive such requests, we try to suggest organizations that can help.

CELG strives to increase community participation in decision making processes and actions that determine how policies affect ordinary Tanzanians, particularly the most vulnerable citizens.