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Legal: Roma Legal Lab

Project details

Logo of Equal Opportunities Initiative Association | Сдружение „Инициатива за равни възможности“
  • Organization name: Equal Opportunities Initiative Association | Сдружение „Инициатива за равни възможности“
  • Location: Bulgaria
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The present project is seeking to unlock innovation in equity and fair treatment for Roma in Bulgaria, by easing and ensuring access to justice through piloting legal aid mobile service for those in need through engaging committed young legal talent of Roma lawyers-to-be, members of the first for Eastern Europe Legal Incubator, to help improving fundamental rights awareness among Roma residents in three selected neighborhoods, next to the provision of pro bono or low bono legal advice and support in following key areas: access to justice mechanisms and access to public services (land and home ownership). Its hyperfocus is to enable communities by raising their capacity and knowledge of the existing legal mechanisms to achieve their rights, and on the other provide legal support in cases of rights violation.

Grant Amount: 15.000 EUR

This content was published in the context of our ‘Minorities, Accountability, Rights, Independence and Organizational Development’ (MARIO) programme. Learn more >

MARIO is funded by the Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values Programme (2021-27) of the European Union (ref: 101091387).