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It’s our mission to help people reduce their poverty by a huge number of helpful campaigns to make it essential.

Human Rights Event

Ky takim zhvillohet ne kuader te projektit "Promovimi i respektit për të drejtat e njeriut dhe e drejta e ligjit" mbështetur financiarisht nga International Commission on Missing Persons - ICMP, European Union in Albania, Embassy of Switzerland in Albania
27 July 2021

Të Drejtat e
Personave të Ndaluar/Arrestuar

Keep children getting a good education, including tutoring programs, scholarships, learning spaces, computer training.

ARCT Findings Regarding Mental Health Institutions

ARCT has identified some concerns through Monitoring Mental Health Institutions

Our Programs


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ARCT Data on Political Persecution in Albania

Based on its transitional justice mechanisms, and the clear-cut focus on the EU integration, Albania has created its legal framework to ensure the respect for human rights. However, existing legislation and policies are implemented unevenly […]

Children with Disabilities 2013

Entitled Children with Disabilities, the report examines the discrimination and deprivations that these children and their families confront. It describes the progress that is being made, albeit unevenly, in ensuring that children with disabilities have the […]

Trafficking in Persons

At its essence, Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is aboutpeople being bought and sold as chattel.Trafficking, or modern slavery, constitutes a violation of human rights in which victims are deprived of their fundamental rights and freedoms. The Palermo […]

26 June 2013 Right to Rehabilitation

The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, on 26 June, gives us the opportunity to stand united and remind the world that torture is a cruel violation of human rights. Right to […]

Rehabilitation as a Right to Torture Victims

Rehabilitation as a right  The right to rehabilitation is embodied in Article 14 of the Convention against Torture (“CAT”). Reparation, compensation and redress are also part of Article 14:  Article 14 stipulates: 1. Each State […]
About us

Welcome to the ARCT
Nonprofit Organization

Founded in 1994, Albanian Rehabilitation Centre for Trauma and Torture (ARCT) represents a non-for-profit, non-political and non-governmental organization, designing and implementing programs which aim at “contributing in building a democratic society without use of torture and social justice in a country where strong political persecution has been seen for a long, almost 50 years period of the 20th century”. 

"Medal of Honor"
Decorated by the president of Albania

ARCT has lobbied on behalf of more than 100,000 individuals (including their families as second generation victims) to seek social justice, reparation and reintegration; we have represented our clients in courts, we have reached the European Court of Human Rights with the aim to have the principles of democracy and rule of law functioning. These initiatives are made possible through donor support and partnerships with European Union, Open Society foundations, the Civil Rights Defenders, USAID, UN agencies etc (currently, ongoing), IRCT/ OAK Foundation, the US and the Dutch Embassy in Tirana.

Why We do it

Give a future full
of choices

Every child deserves a healthy start

Provide FREE services to check healthcare and prescribe basic resources like food and medical. 

They do medication and refer patients to a program just as they do any other specialty and improve health to people who are seeking medical care. 

Krista’s Climb for a Cause

Make learning possible for children who are all ages, from kindergarten to high school and adults also. 

Provide learning vocational training, educational opportunities that help adults improve their education, and catch up with modern life. 

Being Realistic With Your Goals

Enhance children protection system to dealing with the prevention of child abuse in general, anti-bullying or prevention of child sexual abuse.

Ensuring children live in a supportive family environment, full educational learning, access to justice and protection from violence, abuse and exploitation.

We always see hope

Provide exceptional healthcare, foods & funds to support victims in natural or pandemic disaster, war, …

Offer free of charge, high quality medical treatment and surgical care for people.


ARCT Initiatives

Volunteer Positions Available


Staff and volunteers across 16 countries


Of our staff in these countries are local


Invested in all our programs last year 2019


Invested in all our programs last year 2019


ARCT Stories thoughout
the Years

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It’s free of charge to provide service and raise funds. Easily get access to campaigns or projects.

Locals For Locals

A group of donors cover our operating costs so 100% of your money can fund water projects.

Real Impact

ARCT gives real impact

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