OUR MISSION

AHC’s mission is to contribute to respect for human rights, strengthening the rule of law, and the conduct of free and fair elections, in accordance with the Constitution and international acts applicable to the Republic of Albania.

AHC’s mandate, in the framework of fulfilling its mission, is to:

  • Inform and sensitize Albanian citizens and all other actors about their rights and freedoms
  • Monitor, advocate for and protect, in a proactive manner, together with other civil society actors, national and international organizations, respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Albania and beyond
  • Prepare alternative reports for the implementation of human rights in Albania
  • Provide legal critique and expertise to improve legislation and harmonize it with EU’s “acquis communautaire” and its implementation in practice, by reinstating violated rights
  • Provide free legal services, in the context of strategic litigation, to assist victims whose human rights have been violated
  • Help strengthen the rule of law through better implementation of legislation in force, strengthening the capacities of the public administration and exercising pressure on it, through democratic means
  • Play an active role in the heart of civil society in order to encourage the participation of citizens in this issue of public interest.
  • Provide free legal services, in the context of strategic litigation, to assist victims whose human rights have been violated

OUR VISION

AHC believes in and works to achieve a phase of development of the Albanian society whereby citizens, in spite of their peculiarities or differences, freely and equally exercise their fundamental rights and freedoms, in keeping with constitutional and international standards, in all aspects of life.

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES FOR 2016 - 2018

AHC believes that progress in the protection, promotion and implementation of human rights is realized through constructive engagement and collaboration among citizens, as well as between them and other public, private, and non-profit institutions that believe in this vision.

The strategic objectives and programs of AHC presented in this section of the Strategic Plan reflect: (i) the vision, mission and values of AHC; (ii) analysis of key factors in the political, economic and social context that will influence the protection, promotion and implementation of human rights in Albania in the next three years; (iii) analysis of AHC’s competitive advantages; and (iv) knowledge of plans of other civil society organizations, public institutions and international programs operating in Albania in the area of human rights.

During the period 2016 – 2018, AHC will work to achieve these strategic objectives:

  • Higher level of public knowledge about the broad scope of human rights
  • Improved legal framework on human rights, with a special focus on the right to life, the right to family life, the right to due legal process, the right to vote, and the right to live free of torture and inhuman treatment
  • Concrete improvements in respect for and implementability, free of discrimination, of the right to life, the right to family life, the right to due legal process, the right to vote, and the right to live free of torture and inhuman treatment, especially for categories in need, juveniles, LGBT persons and women
  • Enhancement of AHC sustainability

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