The Centre for Environmental Law and Community Rights (CELCOR) Inc. is a not for profit, public interest law and advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with special focus on awareness-raising, policy development, legal support and capacity building for communities affected by logging, mining, oil palm, extractive industries and marine development areas, to have their voices heard appropriately. The organization aims to provide legal advice and assistance to landowners, Community Based Organizations (CBOs), and NGOs involved in community-based natural resource management, environmental policy research and development, environmental litigation, lobbying and capacity building of Lawyers and Campaigners.
The organization was established in February 2000 and is registered with the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) of Papua New Guinea with registration number 5-1069. It is governed by a local Board of Directors and currently has 9 full-time staff members. CELCOR has only one office which is based in Port Moresby currently.