Public Advocacy Initiatives for Rights and Values in India (PAIRVI) was formed in 1998 and registered under section 25 of the Indian Company’s Act 1956 as a company with non-profit status.

PAIRVI is a capacity building and advocacy support organization working at the intersections of rights, development and sustainability. It works with small grassroots organizations and community based groups to enhance their understanding on development discourse and capacity to respond appropriately. 

PAIRVI also works with a pan Indian coalition on climate and environmental justice, MAUSAM (Movement for Advancing Understanding on Sustainability and Mutuality), previously Beyond Copenhagen.

OUR Interventions

PAIRVI engages with policies, programmes and peoples responses to promote sustainable development, climate change, food sovereignty and protection of peoples rights.
The primary constituency of PAIRVI is marginalized populations across all sections with specific attention on the most marginalized and the most vulnerable. PAIRVI’s multilayered and multifaceted interventions seek to addressthese issues from grassroots level to national level.
It also advocates and represents marginalized community perspective in international discourse and policies on sustainable development, climate change, poverty and inequality, aid and trade and peoples and human rights.

we work on

Climate Crisis
Climate crisis has the potential to unexpectedly impact lives and development, and southern countries and communities dependent on natural resources are more vulnerable. Its interventions aim to...
Sustainable Development
PAIRVI promotes rights based approach to development and believes that current economic models have failed to address poverty, inequality, marginalization and are based on overexploitation of natural resources...
Food sovereignty and sustainable agriculture
Climate change poses insurmountable challenges to food and agriculture. PAIRVI works to promote food sovereignty which entails sustainable food production through ...
Human Rights
PAIRVI works with grassroots organization to protect human rights, promote internationally accepted standards of human rights and ...
Publication Catalogue

LATEST activities

Training of Stake holders, farmers groups and partners on climate crisis and sustainable development issues
Training of Stake holders, farmers groups and partners on climate crisis and sustainable development issues
December 23, 2022
Jaipur. PAIRVI was invited to provide an update on global regional and national developments on climate change and sustainable development issues. The meeting was organized by CECOEDECON on ...
SDG Workshops
SDG Workshops
December 17, 2022
Raipur, 19th to 21st Sept; More than 50 organizations and networks attended the SDG training organized by the CSODE network India. Ajay K Jha was the principal trainer for the workshop. ...
COP 27: Preparation and Participation
COP 27: Preparation and Participation
December 5, 2022
Pre-COP 27 Podcast series: A four-episode podcast series was released before COP 27 with a focus on the history of the conference of parties (COP) and expectations from COP 27. The languag...

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