Premiere of the theatre play "Night of Tribades" on 30 May 2022

13 May 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The theatre play "Night of Tribades", based on the text of P. O. Enquist, will be performed on 30 May 2022 in Ethno jazz club Sejdefa in Podgorica. This multi-layered play puts forth in an original way questions concerning the equality of women, their position in society, freedom of choice and...

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Activities on enhancing the provision of free legal aid to victims of domestic violence continue

28-29 April 2022 Budva, Montenegro

A working meeting with the lawyers took place on 28 and 29 April 2022, to discuss the main challenges and obstacles in dealing with domestic violence cases. The event brought together representatives of the police, prosecution, courts, lawyers from the central region, the NGO Women’s Rights...

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Law students in Montenegro learning about the European Convention on Human Rights and Court in Strasbourg

27 April 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The HELP (Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals) online course on Introduction to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) was launched in Montenegro on 27 April 2022. The course is taking place in the context of the human rights legal...

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Police and prosecution must possess specialised knowledge on violence against women and domestic violence

14 April 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

Effectively protecting victims and determining the responsibility of perpetrators of violence largely depend on the efficiency of police and prosecution. It is therefore important that the police and prosecution possess specialised knowledge on violence against women and domestic violence, apply...

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Improvement of procedural safeguards in judicial proceedings remains one of the priorities for Montenegro

19 April 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The fifth Steering Committee meeting of the action “Improved procedural safeguards in judicial proceedings in Montenegro” took place in Podgorica on 19 April 2022. The relevance of the action in the context of the EU accession process and the implementation of European standards was highlighted...

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Four law students from Montenegro attend Regional Human Rights School

11-14 April 2022 Vrdnik, Serbia

Four students enrolled in a legal clinic in Montenegro are attending the Regional Human Rights School in Vrdnik, Republic of Serbia, held from 10 to 14 April 2022. Anja Tičić, Sara Martinović, Ena Nokić and Bogdan Malavrazić will have a chance to gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills on...

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International Roma Day marked in several municipalities in Montenegro

7 - 12 April 2022 Montenegro

Within the joint programme of the European Union and the Council of Europe ROMACTED II, in the period from 7 to 12 April, numerous activities marked the International Roma Day, 8 April. In cooperation with the NGO "Young Roma", the support organisation in the implementation of ROMACTED...

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Promotion of inclusion, equality and quality education for all: Donated equipment for digital learning in 40 schools

5 April 2022 Niksic, Montenegro

Forty Montenegrin schools receive modern, digitised classrooms thanks to 54,000 euros worth of equipment donated by the Council of Europe and the European Union in response to the pandemic crisis. The donated equipment, which includes video-conferencing system, laptop, TV screen, led dimmable...

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Leaflets on the Free Legal Aid Offices available to the wider public

1 April 2022 Montenegro

Under the auspices of the awareness raising campaign #TellTheWholeStory, leaflets have been developed and distributed with the aim to inform the wider public on the availability of free legal services to the victims of domestic violence. The Informative materials (leaflets) contain the contact...

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Lawyers play an important role in the provision of free legal to victims of domestic violence

17-18 March 2022 Budva, Montenegro

A working meeting with lawyers to discuss the main challenges and obstacles in dealing with the cases of domestic violence took place on 17-18 March 2022 in Budva. The event was organised in close co-operation with the Bar Association and the NGO Women’s Rights Centre, aiming primarily to enhance...

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