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Commission for Protection against Discrimination

December 20th 2012
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Overview

The Commission for Protection against Discrimination is an independent entity that started functioning on the 1st of January, 2011. The Commission covers 19 defined basis for discrimination sex, race, color, gender, belonging to a marginalized group, ethnicity, language, citizenship, social origin, religion or belief, education, political affiliation, personal or social status, mental or physical disability, age, family or marital status, property status, health and other grounds.

The organisation is a predominantly quasi-judicial body [1].

Contact details:

Postal address: Postal address: Kej Dimitar Vlahov b.b., (building of the MRTV), 20th floor, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia

Telephone: +389 (0)2 3232 242

General email address: contact@kzd.mk

Website: www.kzd.mk

Contact person for media enquiries:

[1According to a European Commission study on Equality Bodies, predominantly quasi-judicial bodies are “impartial institutions which spend the bulk of their time and resources hearing, investigating and deciding on individual instances of discrimination brought before them” (page 43).