PRO PUBLIC, a non-profit, a non-governmental organization dedicated to the cause of public interest, was founded in 1991 by a consortium of environmental lawyers, journalists, economists, engineers, consumers and women rights activists. Its focus over the years has been on good governance, conflict transformation and peacebuilding, protection of natural and cultural heritage, environmental justice, pollution control, gender justice and consumer protection.
- To act as watchdog in the areas of consumer rights, women rights and child welfare, by way of alternative dispute resolution, negotiations and litigation.
- To increase government and private sector accountability and transparency.
- To conduct research aimed at solving contemporary public interest issues.
- To enhance the capacities of local and grassroots organizations through training, seminars, workshops and other means of information dissemination.