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OUR MISSION MYLA is a non-profit organization that provides legal aid, builds capacities, inspires changes in the public policies and in the implementation of the laws and advocates for protection and respect of human rights and legal safety. OUR VISION MYLA is a leading organization and reliable actor in the society which protects human rights and advocates for rule of law, by using the young lawyers` innovative approach and capacities. MYLA PROVIDES LEGAL AID FOR: Asylum seekers and refugees, Migrants, Stateless persons, Victims of Human Trafficking, Victims of Violations of Human Rights, Victims of Discrimination, Children, Socially and Financially Endangered Persons, Prisoners (convicts), Persons disabilities TARGET GROUPS Victims of Violations of Human Rights, Marginalized groups, NGOs, Institutions, Lawyers

Macedonian Young Lawyers Association

Macedonian Young Lawyers Association (MYLA) is an independent, non-profit, professional organization established in 2003, which provides legal aid and strategic litigation for protection of human rights.


On December 19, 2003, 10 young lawyers in the office of the American Bar Association in Skopje founded the Macedonian Young Lawyers Association.


The first MYLA office was opened in Skopje Center (Church of Saint Clement of Ohrid) in 2004.


MYLA is the first organization in Macedonia to organize training for jurists and lawyers about the ECHR.


MYLA starts providing free legal aid to the most vulnerable categories and establishes an internship program in the judicial institutions in the Republic of Macedonia.


In 2016 MYLA operates in 6 offices: Skopje, Suto Orizari, Vizbegovo, Vinojug, Tabanovce, and Gevgelija with a total of 39 employees.


In December 2018, MYLA commemorated 15 years of existence, 18,399 persons who were provided with legal aid, 486 court proceedings, 114 publications, 352 events…


Strong and experienced organization of motivated jurists fighting for the protection of human rights and the rule of law in Macedonia.


Beneficiaries provided with legal assistance


Asylum seekers and migrants




Free legal aid cases


Discrimination and human rights protection


Social protection for children


Victims of violence


Legal protection provided to refugees and migrants


Convicted persons


Legal aid for civil society organizations

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Field Offices

Reception Transit Center Tabanovce

(SMS, Viber, WhatsApp): +389 71 997 508

Reception Transit Center Vinojug

(SMS, Viber, WhatsApp): +389 71 997 504

Reception Center Vizbegovo

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