ACTEDO’s submission for the UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

In January 2018, in Geneva, Romania will be under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) which will assess its compliance with international human rights standards and the latest developments in the area of human rights. The basis of the Review is the UN Charter, International Treaties, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and government commitments in […] Read more

Interactive workshop for law students – Legal aid for vulnerable groups. A Norwegian model

November 3rd, 2016. ACTEDO, in partnership with Jussbuss, one of the biggest legal clinics in Norway, organized an interactive workshop for law students – Legal aid for vulnerable groups. A Norwegian model, which was held at the Faculty of Law of Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca. The purpose of the workshop was to familiarize Romanian students […] Read more

Bringing Human Rights Education to High Schools

Between June 14th and June 23rd, 2016, the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO) implemented a new project on human rights education in local high schools in Cluj-Napoca. Visited schools included: Colegiul Național Emil Racoviță, at which ACTEDO spoke with two 9th grade classes and one 11th grade class, and Liceul Teoretic Eugen Pora, at […] Read more

Study Visit in Norway: Legal Aid for Refugees and Immigrants

Between 20-25 April, ACTEDO went to Norway on a study visit to learn more about how Norwegian NGOs and institutions provide legal aid and otherwise assist refugees and immigrants, a particularly relevant topic in the context of the current refugee crisis in Europe. The study visit was funded with the help of EEA Grants through the Fund for Bilateral Relations, […] Read more

Training – “Pro Bono for Human Rights”

In Cluj-Napoca, ACTEDO dedicated the month of November to human rights and anti-discrimination. Two training sessions, with identical content and format, Pro Bono for Human Rights, were organized on November 14th-15th and 28th-29th at Ramada Hotel in Cluj. The two sessions were aimed at strengthening lawyer’s abilities to tackle human rights violations and discrimination cases. All in […] Read more

Do you speak Human Rights?

Do You Speak Human Rights? ACTEDO has been part of a peace advocacy project realized under the United Network of Young Peacebuilders’ umbrella. This human rights education video was created as a result of ACTEDO’s participation to the ‘Youth Advocacy for Peace’ Study Session in Council of Europe’s premises in Budapest. This project presents the […] Read more