Grantee profile

The Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA)

The Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) is a not for profit association, founded in 2003 by a group of young lawyers with initial support from the American Bar Association – CEE Rule of Law Initiative. Their initial aim was to provide continuing legal education for young lawyers to empower them to use the ECHR and other human rights mechanisms. Today, MYLA has a secondary aim of improving access to justice particularly for disadvantaged or discriminated Macedonian citizens as well as stateless people, refugees and migrants in North Macedonia. It uses legal advice, strategic litigation, advocacy for legal reform and training for lawyers to advance standards in these areas

SRT grantee sees success combatting statelessness in North Macedonia

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