Podcast: Human Rights in Iceland. Promising Practices

September 7, 2023
This podcast is based on a study visit in Iceland done by the Equality and Human Rights Action Center (ACTEDO) in June 2023. Over the course of a week, we were welcomed by 9 organizations whose work centers on human rights, particularly gender equality and LGBTQIA+ rights. Why Iceland? The country has been a global […]
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Practical Guide on Fighting Discrimination and Hate Crimes against LGBTI people

August 14, 2023
LGBTI people in Romania are often targets of discrimination and hatred.Although domestic and international legislation offers protection to LGBTI people against discrimination and hate crimes, Romania has been repeatedly condemned by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) for inadequate investigations in cases of violence against people belonging to sexual minorities, a sad reality in […]
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NATIONAL PRO BONO FORUM: Fundamental rights and social justice in Romania in the context of the shrinking of civic space, Cluj-Napoca, June 13

May 25, 2023
In recent years, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and the energy crisis, social and political polarization has been more pronounced than ever before, and many fundamental rights, especially those of minorities, have come under fierce attack from many social and political actors. At the global level, there is a stagnation or even […]
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Workshop: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People

November 5, 2021
Thursday, November 4th, 2021, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), with the support of [H]LGBTQ United Brasov, organized a workshop dedicated to support service providers for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: Inclusion and Nondiscrimination of LGBTQ People. The workshop was built around the main issues that the LGBTQ minority (lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, queer […]
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Workshop: The Roma Minority - (Non)discrimination, Housing Rights and Hate Speech.

October 22, 2021
Thursday, October 21st, 2021, between 17:00 and 19:00, ACTEDO, together with the Center for Legal Resources (CLR), organized a workshop dedicated to providers of support services for people in vulnerable situations, entitled: The Roma Minority: (Non)discrimination, Housing Rights and Hate Speech. The workshop was built around current problems and solutions to ensure the inclusion of […]
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Hate Speech against Roma and LGBT+ People in Romania 2019-2020. Policy Paper

August 9, 2021
This policy paper documents and exposes a concerning trend whereby Roma and LGBT+ people in Romania are marginalised and degraded through hate speech and hostile public discourse. The report tracks hate speech trends in respect to these two minorities in the period 2019-2020 against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hate speech is used as […]
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INTERSECT – Changing the narrative of discrimination

November 4, 2019
The project "INTERSECT – Changing the narrative of discrimination" aims at fighting against discrimination of Roma, through activities on raising awareness on discrimination and its negative impact on society; and a strong component of empowering the Roma at local level and promoting their participation in developing, implementing and monitoring policies that affect them. It also […]
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ACTEDO does not support the redefinition of marriage in the Romanian Constitution

September 19, 2018
September 11th. The Romanian Senate approved (with 107 votes in favour, 13 against, and 7 abstentions) the bill to revise Art. 48 of the Romanian Constitution as to redefine the notion of marriage as the union between man and woman and not spouses, as the Constitution currently states. The referendum is set to take place […]
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ACTEDO’s Recommendations to Romania at UPR taken up by several UN member states

March 21, 2018
On December 14th, 2017, Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO) presented its report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the evolution of human rights in Romania in the past 5 years. At the UPR Pre-session held at the UN headquarters in Geneva, ACTEDO addressed the issue of the access to justice of vulnerable groups, as […]
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At the UN ACTEDO urges Romania to fulfil its obligations assumed through international human rights treaties

December 20, 2017
December 14, Geneva, United Nations. Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO) presented its report for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on the evolution of human rights in Romania in the past 5 years. ACTEDO addressed the issue of the access to justice of vulnerable groups, as well as sexual and reproductive health and rights, and made 7 […]
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