Mission and institutional values



EPAF is a Peruvian nongovernmental non-profit institution, focused on promoting the right to truth, justice and guarantees of non-repetition in cases of crimes against humanity, especially forced disappearances and extrajudicial executions. Its action strategy is based on the creation of social conditions for people who lost their loved ones can find them, identify them, access to justice and have optimum development conditions as subjects of law.

Thus, EPAF seeks to contribute to peace and strengthening of the rule of law.

Institutional values

Solidarity/Commitment: EPAF has a commitment with social empowerment of victims and survivors of serious human rights violations.

Tolerance: EPAF is an institution that does not discriminate on grounds of ethnic or social origin, sex, gender, language, religion, political or other opinion, or other status.

Autonomy: EPAF is governed by its own values ??and institutional principles.

Impartiality: EPAF conducts research and provides services of legal expertise without political, partisan, religious or any other bias.

Collaboration: EPAF is a multidisciplinary team working in cooperation -as equals- with civil society, state agencies and international institutions.

Excellence: EPAF work with a group of highly qualified professionals, who offer quality service that distinguishes them from other institutions.

Leadership: EPAF is a leading institution at domestic and international level, that applies innovative concepts in forensic issues.