Developed guidelines on effective investigations in cases of ill-treatment

20 May 2019 Podgorica

With the aim to strengthen the application of the standards of effective investigations in the cases of ill-treatment at the national level, the Action had developed an instruction - guidelines on the conduct of the state prosecution and the police in investigating allegations of ill-treatment....

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Montenegrin law students visit the Council of Europe institutions

15-16 May 2019 Strasbourg

Upon successful completion of the legal clinic on Article 3 of the Convention, organised under the Action, ten students participated in a study visit to the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) on 15 and 16 May 2019. The Action pays particular attention to...

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Presentation of the Analysis of the penal policies in the area of domestic violence

15 May 2019 Podgorica

With the aim of addressing the issues related to harmonisation of penal policies in the area of gender-based violence cases, the Action has developed a comprehensive Analysis of the legislative framework and existing court practices in relation to domestic violence. On 15 May 2019 the findings...

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Effectiveness of investigations in Montenegro – visible progress, but challenges are still being faced

10 May 2019 Podgorica

In 2017, the Constitutional Court of Montenegro found on several occasions that the State Prosecutor’s Office had failed to conduct an effective investigation in line with European standards on the prohibition of torture and ill-treatment. These decisions constituted an important step in the...

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Successful finalisation of the human rights legal course for law students

8 May 2019 Podgorica

A second generation of law students in Montenegro has successfully completed the human rights course on application of the European Convention on Human Rights. On 8 May 2019 the simulation of a Strasbourg Court trial was organised to mark its successful completion. The course was implemented...

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Proposed measures for enhancement of national mechanisms for protection of the right to trial within a reasonable time in administrative matters

25 April 2019 Podgorica

With the aim to address the problem of duration of administrative proceedings and administrative disputes in the Montenegrin legal system, the Action has developed the Analysis on existing legislative practices concerning the administrative proceedings and administrative dispute. The final...

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Practical workshop on developing the capacity and skills of national CSO to investigate and report in the field of prevention of torture and ill-treatment

20-22 April Podgorica

In the course of the Action, concrete and tangible results are achieved towards enhancement of capacities to apply the European Convention on Human Rights’ standards at the national level. Building upon the success of activities in fighting the ill-treatment and impunity, on 20-22 April 2019 the...

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Another step taken towards reinforcement of the judicial dialogue at the national level

22 April 2019 Podgorica

Stemming from the conclusions and recommendations provided in the Analysis concerning the legal effects of the Constitutional Court’s decisions, developed under the Action, further steps are taken to reinforce the dialogue between the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Montenegro. On 22...

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A second generation of Montenegrin law faculties’ students attend the human rights course on prohibition of torture

13 March 2019 Podgorica

Following the successful completion of the first pilot course on prohibition of torture and ill-treatment in October 2018, a second generation of law students in Montenegro will attend the human rights course on application of the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention) in the period...

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The Analysis of the legislative practices concerning the legal effects of the Constitutional Court’s decisions developed and presented to partners

26-27 February 2019 Podgorica

With the aim to strengthen enforcement mechanisms for Constitutional Law, the Action has developed the Analysis of the legislative practices concerning the legal effects of the Constitutional Court’s decisions, addressing the problems of legal uncertainty and the right to a final judgment. On 26...

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110 Montenegrin lawyers trained to effectively apply reasonable time standards in line with the European Convention on Human Rights

21-22 February 2019 Kolasin

Following a comprehensive capacity building programme, legal professionals are equipped with the knowledge and skills to apply more effectively reasonable time standards in the daily work. The final training session took place on 21 and 22 February 2019 and it provided participants with the...

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Capacity building of lawyers to effectively apply reasonable time standards continue

6-7 February 2019 Podgorica

A comprehensive capacity building programme for legal practitioners has been developed with the aim to strengthen their capacities to effectively apply reasonable time standards in the daily work. The training program is based on recommendations put forward in an analysis produced within the...

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Regional conference on obligation to execute decisions of the European Court of Human Rights

31 January 2019 Podgorica

All European countries are obliged to enforce the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights and thus demonstrate their commitment to respecting the fundamental human rights and values on which the Council of Europe and the European Union are founded. This was one of the key conclusions of...

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Capacity building of state administration to apply the European Convention’s reasonable time standards in the administrative proceedings

24 - 25 December 2018 Podgorica

The Action has expanded the capacity building activities on the state administration, with the aim to ensure the respect of the reasonable time standards in the administrative proceedings. On 24 and 25 December 2018, in cooperation with the Human Resources Management Agency, two training sessions...

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Presentation of the Analyses on protection of the right to trial within a reasonable time in administrative matters

12 - 13 December 2018 Budva

Even though Montenegro has in great part implemented relevant standards relating to the length of proceedings, a concern persists in relation to administrative proceedings and administrative disputes. In several judgments against Montenegro, the European Court of Human Rights found that there is...

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Celebration of the Human Rights Day in Montenegro

10 December 2018 Podgorica

Seventy years of the adoption of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights are celebrated this year. The Universal Declaration is the first and most important international document for protection of human rights, which defines standards relevant for each person, which should be observed in all...

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Capacity building of lawyers to effectively apply national remedies for the protection of the right to trial within a reasonable time

28-29 November 2018 Budva

The Action has contributed greatly to enhancing capacities of legal professionals to effectively apply and invoke the relevant European Court of Human Rights case-law at the national level, with specific focus on the protection of the right to trial within a reasonable time. A comprehensive...

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Further steps towards addressing impunity for gender-based violence: identifying mismatches in the national penal policies and propose recommendations to remedy them

12-13 November 2018 Podgorica

With the aim of addressing the issues of harmonisation of penal policies in the area of gender-based violence cases, the Action is developing a comprehensive Analysis of the legislative framework and existing court practices in relation to domestic violence. The specific focus is given to...

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Towards strengthening enforcement mechanisms for Constitutional justice

8 November 2018 Podgorica

The Constitutional Court of Montenegro plays an essential role in protecting human rights and freedoms at the national level. Therefore, it is important to enhance the effectiveness of the Constitutional Court enforcement mechanisms. Building upon the success of the previous activities in...

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Montenegro strengthens its mechanisms for the protection of the right to trial within a reasonable time

22-23 October 2018 Podgorica

The most recent statistics of the European Court of Human Rights clearly show that Montenegro is still facing challenges in the implementation of the European Convention at the national level. The most recent judgments of the Court in Strasbourg concern the length of proceedings (Article 6.1...

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