AHC suggests to political parties (electoral subjects) to submit at a reasonable time the list of candidates for MP in order for them to be subjected to relevant verifications regarding the ‘integrity of their character”
The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) particularly appreciates that candidates for MP for the Assembly of Albania enjoy the confidence of the public in the parliamentary elections that will be held on April 25, 2021. In this regard, one of the main requirements is the rigorous implementation of law no. 138/2015 “On guaranteeing the integrity of
On October 5, 2020, the Assembly of the Republic of Albania approved the draft law “On some additions and amendments to the Electoral Code.” Among the amended provisions is paragraph 3 of article 67 of the Electoral Code, which allows the Chairperson of the party or of the leading party of the coalition to register
30th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Albanian Helsinki Committee Commemorated
On December 16, 1990, in the last breath of the former dictatorial regime and the very first steps of the establishment of democracy, the Forum for the Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms was created. In 1993, the Forum was admitted as a member of the International Helsinki Federation, based in Vienna, and since then
December 10 marks Human Rights Day
72 years ago, on December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Right. The Declaration rose as a response to the horrors of World War II and represents the first global effort for the protection of those rights that many people believed were fundamental rights that belonged to all human beings.
CHILDREN VICTIMS OF ISIS VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN SYRIA The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) supports and encourages the protest of citizens, cleric officials, and family members of children who are located in the Syrian camps of ISIS, the terrorist organization of violent extremism. About 51 Albanian children are living in these camps in misery and fear,
Press Release: Assembly and freedom of organization – A fundamental right revise normative act no. 3, of 15.03.2020
Assembly and freedom of organization – A fundamental right revise normative act no. 3, of 15.03.2020 According to the Constitution, our law on assembly, and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), as well as other international documents, freedom of organization and peaceful assembly are fundamental rights of man. Article 11 of the ECHR also
Normative Act 1 surpasses the constitutional competences of the Council of Ministers, violates the principle of the separation and balancing of powers, and human rights and freedoms
A group of civil society organizations believe that the Normative Act with the power of a law no. 1, known as the Anti-KÇK package, goes against important principles that stand at the foundations of the rule of law, stipulated in the Constitution of the Republic of Albania and the jurisprudence of the Constitutional Court.
CALL FOR QUOTATION
Subject: Call for quotation on purchasing artistic books for high school libraries. Directed to: All interested subjects that fulfil the criteria and conditions as addressed below. Description: Albanian Helsinki Committee through the initiative “Values based educational activities to build resilience to VE among youth in Albania”, supported by the Hedayah, funded by the European Union
PRELIMINARY FINDINGS AND CONCLUSIONS OF THE MONITORING OF THE ELECTIONS FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT BODIES ON JUNE 30, 2019 The Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) is one of the domestic organizations that monitored partially all electoral processes that were conducted in the country since 1996. 115 short-term and long-term AHC observers, accredited by CEC, observed
In the second half of March 2019, the Albanian Helsinki Committee (AHC) reported that in the city of Tirana, Local Government Units did not send any written notice to voters in their residences, pertaining which voting center they would vote in on June 30, 2019 and in which ordinal number of voter lists their name