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Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC)

Budapest, Hungary
Joined November 2015
Presence in: Hungary
Focus: Access to Information, Citizenship, Criminal Justice, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Traditional / Customary Justice

MDAC is an international human rights organisation that uses the law to secure equality, inclusion and justice for people with mental disabilities worldwide. We operate at the global level as well as regional and domestic levels in Europe and Africa.

MDAC is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary and was registered as a foundation by the Budapest Capital Court (registration number 8689) in November 2002. The Open Society Foundations (OSF) founded MDAC and continues to be one of its donors. We have participatory status with the Council of Europe and is entitled to lodge collective complaints under the Revised European Social Charter. It has special consultative status with ECOSOC. MDAC was long-listed by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for its 2013 Vaclav Havel European Human Rights Prize.

People Associated With This Organization

Steven Allen

Hungary  
Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC)
Joined November 2015
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Other, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice
Campaigns Director and the Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC), an international human rights organisations which uses the law to secure equality, inclusion and justice for people with mental disabilities worldwide.

Member of Faculty for the Indian Law Society's International Diploma on Mental Health, Human Right and Law
Steven Allen is the network champion (main point of contact) for Mental Disability Advocacy Centre (MDAC).

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