European Union, Council of Europe and beneficiaries in Montenegro reiterate their intention to pursue co-operation on strengthening procedural rights and effective investigation

25 March 2021 Podgorica, Montenegro

The joint European Union and Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022” has been a valuable support to Montenegro in implementing the standards of the Council of Europe and in advancing the European Union accession process, concluded the...

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Victims' rights further harmonised with relevant European standards

17 March 2021 Podgorica, Montenegro

The alignment of victims' rights in criminal proceedings with the EU acquis and the case-law developed by the European Court of Human Rights is an important part of the ongoing co-operation action to improve procedural safeguards in judicial proceedings in Montenegro. Even though the system of...

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Montenegrin law students learning about the rights of migrants and asylum seekers

3 March 2021 Podgorica, Montenegro

The law students involved in the human rights’ legal clinic in Montenegro participated in the online workshop on “Legal aid for migrants and asylum seekers” organised in co-operation with UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR in Podgorica on 3 March 2021. Refugees and asylum seekers are a special category of...

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40 Montenegrin legal professionals benefit from HELP online course on Procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights

19 February 2021 Podgorica, Montenegro

On 19 February, the free Council of Europe HELP online course on Procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings and victims’ rights was launched in cooperation with the Centre for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution of Montenegro. Participants were welcomed by Ljiljana Lakić, President of...

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Law students in Montenegro participated in the workshop on the phenomenon of domestic violence

18 February 2021 Podgorica, Montenegro

The law students involved in the human rights legal clinic in Montenegro, participated in the workshop on “The phenomenon of domestic violence” organised in co-operation with the SoS Line Podgorica on 18 February 2021. Working with the colleagues who have extensive experience in supporting...

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