Advocate for dignity


Mobile Legal Clinic

The Mobile Legal Clinic is part of the project ”SOS: Romanian NGOs, together for the rights of persons with mental disabilities in closed institutions


Innovating European lawyers to advance the rights of children with disabilities


Death Camps Next to You


Access to justice for children with mental disabilities

The project aims to ensure access to justice for children with mental disabilities, building on existing guidance and standards related to children, victims of crime and adults with intellectual disabilities.


THE PRACTICAL SCHOOL: Innovation in higher education and success on the labor market

Main objective: Extending the learning opportunities through the Practical School – essential factor for promoting the innovation in higher education, regarding the increase in competitivity and insertion of graduates on the labor market.



Humiliation, beating and violent death – treatment for people with disabilities in the residential centre in Călinești 8.08.2021 - Bucharest, 7 August 2021. The Centre for Legal Resources (CLR) was made aware that on 1st August 2021, two elderly people with disabilities, institutionalized in the residential Centre of Calinești, Prahova County, were heavily beaten and humiliated by an employee of the Centre. At the time of the offence, at least 30 other residents and […]
Romanian Constitutional Court decides: Legal guardianship for persons with disabilities is unconstitutional 16.07.2020 - Today, 16 July 2020, the Romanian Constitutional Court rendered, by unanimous consent, a historical decision[1] regarding the unconstitutionality exception of art.164 para.(1) of the Romanian Civil Code regarding legal guardianship of adult persons with disabilities. In this case, in 2017, CLR has lodged an Amicus Curiae[2] in support of the applicant, N.A., and in support […]
CLR’s endeavors in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic 20.05.2020 - The Center for Legal Resources continued in the past months, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, its’ actions monitoring the respect of the rights of residents in centers of persons with disabilities (as well as other vulnerable groups), adapting to the new epidemiological requirements. This was done by contacting, by phone, hundreds of residential […]
Romania, COVID-19: Protecting residents with disabilities and the elderly by isolating employees in nursing and social care homes 16.04.2020 - In the last two weeks, the Centre for Legal Resources has contacted approx. 100 nursing homes and social care homes throughout in the country with the aim of documenting and assessing the needs and challenges faced by the social assistance system in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic. The following assessments and recommendations are formulated […]
COVID-19: THE RIGHT TO HEALTH OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND THE ELDERLY LIVING IN SOCIAL CARE HOMES, RESIDENTIAL CENTERS AND PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS 19.03.2020 - There is an urgent need for awareness that, in these days, in these minutes, persons with disabilities and the elderly living in residential centers and social care homes in Romania are the most vulnerable social group. We must understand urgently that, in relation to these approximately 30,000 people (living in almost 1000 institutions, some with […]
URGENT CALL FOR ACTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN CAGES IN SIGHETU MARMATIEI 3.09.2019 - On 3 September 2019, the Center for Legal Resources (CLR) and Tonal Association launched an urgent call for action, following a very serious situation identified at the Sighetu Marmației Center for Recovery and Rehabilitation for Persons with Disabilities and at the Sighetu Marmației Municipal Hospital Men’s Psychiatry Ward in Maramureș county, Romania. The situations identified […]
The Government’s failure to protect its’ children 20.03.2019 - Prime Minister, Viorica Dăncilă, Minister of Health, Sorina Pintea, Deputy President of the National Authority for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Adoption, Gabriela Coman, Mr. President of the Romanian College of Physicians, Dr. Gheorghe Borcean, Mr. President of the College of Psychologists from Romania, Prof. Univ. Dr. Ion Dafinoiu, Mr. President of the College […]
The Centre for Legal Resources spoke before the UN Human Rights Council 4.07.2018 - Last week at the UN Human Rights Council, the report on the Universal Periodic Review of Romania was formally adopted, a review done from a human rights perspective. The Centre for Legal Resources participated at this stage with two interventions (speeches) in reaction to Romania’s position as to the recommendations received. The topics we tackled […]
Romania under the UN magnifying glass from the human rights perspective 19.01.2018 - On January 19, 2018, the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review of the Human Rights Council adopted the recommendations resulting from the assessment of Romania. Romania received 203 recommendations on human rights from 78 states. [1] These cover all human rights issues, and the level of detail of the statements and recommendations of most […]
CLR reacts before the UN 16.01.2018 - Today, January 16, 2018, Romania was evaluated within the UN Universal Periodic Review mechanism, at the 29th session of the UPR Working Group. This process includes the evaluation, every five years, of the human rights situation in each member state, an evaluation which is being done by the other states.[1] The Centre for Legal Resources […]
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