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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September 22, 2019
In 2018, ACTEDO continued its human rights work by facilitating the access to justice of vulnerable groups through The Pro Bono Network for human rights, by advocating for human rights and for the regulation of pro bono legal assistance and representation in Romania, supporting the LGBT+ community, drafting reports as well as participating in other […]
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September 4, 2019
Between 1% and 15% of Europeans fall victim to a type of cybercrime yearly, which means that between 5 and 76 million people are affected by online fraud, identity theft, cyberbullying or online sexual exploitation[1]. The majority of these attacks go unnoticed and are not reported. Successfully preventing and fighting cybercrime involves an accurate understanding […]
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August 8, 2019
We are pleased to announce the successful completion of the European project Vociare: Victims of Crime Implementation Analysis of Rights in Europe, coordinated by Victim Support Europe (VSE) and The Portuguese Association for Victim Support (APAV), in which ACTEDO was a partner, together with 20 other organisation across Europe. The goal of the project, which […]
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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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August 3, 2018
In 2017, ACTEDO played an active role in defending and promoting human rights in Romania. We continued to facilitate the access to justice of vulnerable groups through our programme of pro bono legal assistance, we carried out human rights advocacy work at an international level through UN mechanisms, we supported the local LGBT+ community by organising […]
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info@actedo (dot) org
probono@actedo (dot) org
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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