Human rights training of prison staff conclude with a final workshop on preventing torture and ill treatment

25-26 September 2017 Kolasin

A comprehensive training programme for prison staff organised under the European Union – Council of Europe PREDIM project (Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro) concluded with a workshop on the prevention of torture and ill treatment, held in Kolasin on...

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Study visit of Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro to the Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman

12-13 September 2017 Helsinki

A two-day study visit for the staff of the Montenegrin Ombudsperson’s Office to the office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman of Finland was organised on 12-13 September 2017. The delegation had an opportunity to discuss with their counterparts a number of key issues such as the organisational...

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PREDIM Project Partners hold their 4th Steering Committee meeting

7 September 2017 Podgorica

Key national and international partners in the PREDIM project (Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro), including representatives of the Ombudsperson’s Office, the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights, the Ministry of Justice, the Centre for Training in...

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Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro Visits the Croatian Equality Bodies

13-14 June 2017 Zagreb, Croatia

The Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro just concluded a study visit to the Zagreb, during which they have visited 3 key Croatian equality bodies – Ombudsman as well as commissioners for gender equality and people with disabilities. The visit was organised under the EU-CoE joint project ‘PREDIM’...

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Ombudsperson’s Office perceived as the most effective public body in fight against discrimination, according to the PREDIM Human Rights Survey

26 May 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

Trust in the national institutions when it comes to the protection from discrimination has been on the rise in comparison to the 2015, and Ombudsperson’s Office has championed those efforts, according to the Human Rights Survey, that has been presented on 26th May and developed under the...

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Commemoration of 17th May, International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

17 May 2017 Podgorica, Montenegro

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia has been commemorated today in Podgorica by the Council of Europe’s Programme Office, Ombudsperson’s Office, Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and representatives of the civil sector, under the framework of the project “Support to...

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Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro visits the Association for the Prevention of Torture in Geneva, Switzerland

12 April 2017 Geneva, Switzerland

The Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro just concluded a study visit to the Association for the Prevention of Torture (APT), a global centre of excellence and pioneer in anti-torture activism for the past 40 years. The visit was organised under the EU-CoE joint project ‘PREDIM’ – Support to the...

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Anti-discrimination booklets developed under the project “Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro” (PREDIM) now available

February 2017 Montenegro

Anti-discrimination booklets, developed under the “Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro” (PREDIM) project, are now publicly available. They have been designed to provide guidelines for civil servants working in the field of human rights protection, as...

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Study visit of Ombudsperson’s Office of Montenegro to the Swedish Parliamentary Ombudsman

21-22 September 2016 Stockholm, Sweden

A two-day study visit for the staff of the Montenegrin Ombudsperson’s Office to the office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman (JO) of Sweden was organised on 21-22 September 2016, under the framework of Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro (PREDIM) project....

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Workshop on standards in the area of civil partnerships for public servants and NGO activists in Montenegro

9-10 June 2016 Podgorica, Montenegro

The Council of Europe together with the Montenegrian Ministry of Human Rights and Minority Rights will organise a workshop on combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity on 9 – 10 June in Podgorica. The workshop aimed at Montenegrian authorities and civil society...

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Launching of the project “Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro” (PREDIM)

15 March 2016 Podgorica, Montenegro

The Council of Europe launched a new project, entitled “Support to the National Institutions in Preventing Discrimination in Montenegro” (PREDIM), which took place on 15 March 2016 in Hotel Ramada in Podgorica, Montenegro. The project has been developed under the IPA 2014 framework and joint...

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