The National Commission for Justice and Peace (NCJP) is a human rights body, established by the Pakistan Catholic Bishops Conference in 1985. Following the dream of its founding Chairperson Bishop John Joseph, NCJP undertakes programs, projects, and campaigns; to build a society based on justice and to foster peace and harmony in the society. As an advocacy organization the Commission focuses human rights of the marginalized, especially of religious minorities, women and labour in Pakistan that involves interventions regarding awareness, opinion building about law and policy reforms. NCJP carries out its activities through seven regional offices in Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi and Quetta and a National office at Lahore. For its activities in the field NCJP relies on a cadre of 500+ human rights activists (volunteers) belongs to different religions, cultures and administrative regions of Pakistan. NCJP was bestowed upon an International Human Rights award by the Tji-Hak-Soon (Tulip) Foundation of South Korea in 2001 for its services in promotion of human rights.
Carrying forward the legacy
Bishop John Joseph 1932-1998
the Founder Chairperson of NCJP