Definition and Objectives: 

YASA is a non-governmental and non-profit organization working to promote and advance human rights to Kurds in their country of origin and in the Diaspora. YASA was founded in August 2005, in Bonn, and now works for the interests of Kurds in the areas of human rights, integration and culture. 

On the political level, YASA operates through the use of national, regional and international legal instruments and works with governmental and non-governmental organizations, which also promote the implementation of human rights.

Through information events and seminars, YASA promotes cultural tolerance, works toward the integration of Kurds in Europe and supports Kurdish refugees. YASA also focuses on promoting the understanding of the German legal system and the German culture, so that integration into German society can successful. 

Since 2007, YASA has annually organized the Kurdish Poetry Festival and offers language courses to promote the Kurdish culture and language.


If you are interested in any of the above-mentioned objectives and their implementation you can support YASA through membership, donation or volunteer work.

Donations can be sent directly to the following bank account: 
Account holder: Kurdish Centre for Legal Studies and Consultancy - YASA e.V. 
Account No: 1937128294 
Bank code: 37050198 
Sparkasse Köln Bonn 

If you are interested in a promotional or standard membership, please fill in the Online form.