About The Equality and Human Rights Action Centre - ACTEDO

ACTEDO is a non-governmental organization (NGO) established in Cluj-Napoca in 2013 with the goal of promoting fundamental rights and gender equality and acting against human rights violations.

Through legal assistance, advocacy, informative and educational activities, ACTEDO contributes to preventing and combatting abuse against the members of our society who are vulnerable to discrimination and social exclusion, supporting them to exercise their rights fully and in complete equality with others.

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June 15, 2023
14 June 2023, Cluj-Napoca. The Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), in partnership with the Centre for Legal Resources (CRJ) and with the support of the Cluj Bar Association, organised on Tuesday 13 June the first National Pro Bono Forum in the country, a large-scale conference dedicated to fundamental rights and social justice. The […]
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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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February 16, 2023
Vulnerable group:  minors Human rights area: children’s rights, domestic violence, emotional abuse County: Satu-Mare A new case was taken over through The Pro Bono Network for Human Rights. It is about a 10-year-old minor, who was taken last year by DGASPC Satu-Mare, from the custody of his father who physically and emotionally abused him for 3 years. A restraining order […]
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August 14, 2023
"Globally, it is estimated that almost four billion people live outside the protection of the law, mostly because of poverty or because they are marginalized by society.[1] In Romania, in 2020, 35.8% of the population lived at the poverty line and at risk of social exclusion, the highest proportion in the European Union, where the […]
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November 17, 2022
Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), the Center for Legal Resources (CRJ) and the Cluj Bar Association will organise on Thursday, November 24, 2022, between 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., at the headquarters of the Cluj Bar Association, on Pavel Roșca Street, no. . 8, a round table, entitled: Free access to justice for […]
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April 20, 2022
We are happy to present to you our activity report for 2020-2021. The report can be downloaded in Romanian here and in English here. "Like other organizations and institutions, ACTEDO has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, firstly by the restrictions which have raised logistical and organizational problems and, secondly, by the increase in the […]
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Str. Caracal, nr. 16, ap. 2 (interfon 5), Cluj-Napoca, județul Cluj

ACTEDO’s website was updated in the project INTEGRIS: Integrated Support for Human Rights, implemented by the Equality and Human Rights Action Centre (ACTEDO), in partnership with the Centre for Legal Resources (CLR).  The project benefits from a 197.716,41 euros grant from Active Citizens Fund Romania, programme funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Grants Grants 2014 -2021. The content of this website does not necessarily reflect the official position of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021; for more information visit More details about Active Citizens Fund Romania are available at

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