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Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of Republic of Macedonia

Skopje, Macedonia
Joined December 2016
Presence in: Macedonia

The Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of the Republic of Macedonia (MHC) is a non-governmental organization for human rights promotion and protection, without any political and religious orientation.

The reasons why the MHC exists are: to increase the awareness about the concept of human rights and basic freedoms which is embedded in the Universal Declaration for Human Rights, the two international covenants (on civil and political rights and on social, economic and cultural rights), the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, and the 1975 Final Helsinki Act; to build democratic conditions in which these rights and freedoms can be exercised; and to stimulate a greater protection in the exercise of these rights and freedoms.

The MHC monitors the situation of the human rights, provides legal assistance & counseling to the citizens in cases of violation or restriction of the rights and freedoms, and cooperates with other organizations and state authorities in the direction of increasing the promotion, protection and respect for the human rights and freedoms.

People Associated With This Organization

Neda Chalovska

Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of...
Joined June 2016
Interests: Criminal Justice, Education, Gender-based violence, Health
Coordinator of many projects connected with fundamental rights, discrimination and violence against woman and children. Providing legal assistance connected with fundamental rights, discrimination and violence against woman and children, preparing analysis, reports, doing advocacy, coordinator of the national Network against discrimination, representative of the Helsinki Committee in the National network to End Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence, lecturer at the School for Human Rights, organized by the Helsinki Committee, author of the following analysis/publications:

Monitoring of the implementation of Recommendation CM / Rec (2010) 5 of the Council of Europe - analysis of domestic legislation in terms of discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity
Between implementation and reality of the National strategy for inclusion of Roma - Roma decade 2005-2015
Basic civil and political rights and freedoms - Analysis of the monitoring court proceedings
Situation testing - Method for proving discrimination
Analysis Judiciary and Fundamental Rights in Republic of Macedonia
Neda Chalovska is the network champion (main point of contact) for Helsinki Committee for Human Rights of Republic of Macedonia.

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