CRCA/ECPAT Albania has an enormous positive record when it comes to proposing new laws and policies for children and young people. Thanks to our joint work with the Parliament, several Ministries and legal experts we have brought the Albanian legislation in line with international child rights norms. Children today are better protected by Criminal and child rights law, social services and many other laws related to them.
CRCA/ECPAT Albania works to promote the respect of children and youth rights, protect them from violence, abuse and exploitation, to develop children and youth rights in Albania and to increase child and youth participation at national and local level, through lobby and advocacy, policy and legislation improvement; capacity building, information and research, and establishment of good models of services of child care and protection. CRCA/ECPAT Albania promotes the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and all other national and international human rights standards.
Child Rights Centre Albania (CRCA/ECPAT Albania) is a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and non-profit organisation. During its operation, CRCA/ECPAT Albania promotes especially the respect of children’s rights, youth, human rights, women and minorities rights.
During its activity, CRCA/ECPAT Albania promotes the fact that the child is born as a bearer of rights, and these rights need to be respected from everybody. One of the primary goals of the organisation is child and youth participation in all decision-making process.
During its work, the organisation is forbidden to promote intolerance or discrimination against religion, ethnic origin, disability, race, colour, religion, age, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, social status or political beliefs.
CRCA/ECPAT Albania’s activities and decision-making are independent of the government, governmental institutions, organisations, parties or political parties, religion, business etc. The organisation can be part of networks, alliances or organisations inside and outside the country, who promote the respect for children’s rights, youth, human rights, women, minorities etc.