Who We Are
Akto - Human Rights and Democracy is a Non-Profit Association and Non-Governmental Organization for Development.
We aim to be an organization with strong national and international credibility in the protection, promotion and intervention in Human Rights, Democracy and Peace, respected for our independent and transparent conduct.
We are a young and multidisciplinary team and we share a strong set of values:
HUMANITY - We intervene to support, enable, defend the interests and empower people affected by socio-economic inequalities, natural catastrophes, wars and conflicts or structural crisis with neutrality, impartiality, independence and non-discrimination.
COLLABORATION - We collaborate in the work we develop, promoting partnerships and respecting diversity and compromises.
TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY - We are accountable for the use of our resources in an efficient and transparent way, namely in what concerns financing entities, partners, associates, beneficiaries and civil society. Our work is based on reporting and ongoing and constructive assessment.
AMBITION - We have ambition in what concerns the targeted goals and the quality of our action towards our beneficiaries.
CREATIVITY – We are open to new ideas and solutions, we accept change and calculated risks to develop innovative solutions.
Our mission is to enhance Education, Promotion and Intervention in Human Rights and Democracy as structuring elements of a positive change to build a fairer and more equitable world.