The Roma Lawyers Association is an independent not-profit association formed by a group of Roma law students and graduates and the first Roma female attorney at law, who is one of the only two Roma attorneys in Macedonia.
The association was founded in August 2015 as a response to the need of Roma lawyers to get into the legal profession and be able to represent the interest of Roma community, influence the government, be a public opinion shaper, initiate policy and legislative analysis and changes, and advocate.
These have the final aim to ensure the full enjoyment of rights by the Roma community as granted by the Constitution and laws of the Republic of Macedonia.
The Roma Lawyers Association is dedicated to encourage and support the personal and professional development of young Roma lawyers and attorneys at law in order to representthe legal interests of the Roma community in Republic of Macedonia.
The vision of the Association: In the next 10 years to be built up as a resource institution for generating capacities to the Roma legal professionals and Roma attorneys who will give a high quality contribution in the best interest of the Roma Community in Republic of Macedonia.