HRAA Statute

Name and Headquarters of the Association

Article 1 – The name of the organization is “The Human Rights Agenda Association”. The organization is based in İzmir. The organization can open brunches in and out of the country. It can join the national/international federations, confederations or similar organizations within and without the country.

Purpose of the Association

Article 2 – The purpose of the association is to act without discriminating any religion, language, gender or sexual orientation, race or nationality identities; to accept the human rights values over any political ideology and perspective; to advance and accept The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of UN, The European Convention of Human Rights and rest of the other international human rights conventions, documents, values and to practice of the human rights, develop and advance human rights values and combat human rights violations.

The Scope and the Forms of the Association’s Activities

Article 3:

The association may work in all areas that it sees necessary for the advancement of human rights and freedoms, and the human rights law and democracy.

In order to fulfill its objective, the association may:

a) To do all kinds of research and study on human rights and freedoms and the human rights law and democracy;

b) To organize open discussions, conferences, seminars, panels, symposiums, meetings and demonstrations alike, concerts, exhibitions; publish materials, organize competitions, give awards that are relevant to the association’s objective; to open research and development centers and similar institutions in line with its objective, to establish commercial enterprises to fulfill the objective in Article 2;

c) To organize campaigns, to run joint activities and meetings by itself or with other organizations that it decides to cooperate;

d) To establish and run facilities for accommodation, recreation, leisure or social-cultural activities;

e) To cooperate and collaborate with other private or public institutions and organizations at home or abroad;

f) To buy or sell, rent or let, all kinds of movable or real property, to have legal administration on all real property;

g) To run project based activities, to convey national and international projects, to receive and give funds to and from national and international organizations in line with the objective of the association;

h) To collect aid and donations according to the Law of Collecting Donations and relevant legislation;

i)To employ and dismiss staff .