MEDIA ADVISORY: Patterns of discrimination in Montenegro: 2022 research results to be presented on Friday

1 December 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The results of a new survey on trends in the field of discrimination in Montenegro will be presented at a public conference on Friday, 2 December 2022, from 09:00 to 11:00, at the Hotel VERDE in Donja Gorica, Podgorica. This is the sixth comprehensive survey of the kind on discrimination...

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Strengthening capacities of the Judicial Training Centre to deliver training on procedural safeguards

24-25 October 2022 Budva, Montenegro

A training of trainers on procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings was organised in Budva, with the aim to strengthen the capacities of domestic trainers (judges and prosecutors) to deliver training on procedural rights and to ensure their short-term and long-term evaluation. The training...

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Round table on revisions of the Criminal Procedure Code took place in Montenegro

8-9 September 2022 Petrovac, Montenegro

A round table was organised in Petrovac with the aim to finalise the draft amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code and further align them with the EU legislation (transposition of EU directives), and the relevant case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) concerning procedural...

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The staff of the institution of the Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro strengthen skills as on National Preventive Mechanism

4 November 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

Monitoring officers of the Protector of Human Right and Freedoms of Montenegro in their National Preventive Mechanism role, finalise technical trainings provided by Council of Europe experts. Two specialised trainings took place respectively, 12-14 October dedicated to interviewing technics with...

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Students from Montenegro visit the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights

18-19 October 2022 Strasbourg, France

Human rights education encourages people to uphold their own rights and effectively protect those of others. For this reason, the joint European Union and Council of Europe action “Improved procedural safeguards in judicial proceedings in Montenegro” pays particular attention to initiating law...

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The European Union and the Council of Europe support the tenth Montenegrin Pride Parade

October 2022 Montenegro

"The Council of Europe stands with you, with the LGBTI community, today and every day, to block the hatred and share the love!" By these words, the former Head of Operations of the Council of Europe Programme Office in Montenegro, Evgenia Giakoumopoulou, expressed support to the Montenegrin Pride...

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Training on the implementation of Roma and Egyptian Responsive Budgeting at the local level held in Podgorica

27 - 28 October 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The Council of Europe Programme Office in Podgorica, as part of the joint programme with the European Union "Promoting good governance and Roma empowerment at the local level - ROMACTED II", organised a training on the topic "Roma and Egyptian Responsive Budgeting at local level", which was held...

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Study on Gender Equality in the Judiciary in Montenegro published and disseminated

27 October 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

The European Union and the Council of Europe are committed to advancing gender equality in the justice sector. Gender equality is at the heart of the Gender Equality Strategy 2020 – 2025 and represents one of the six objectives of the Council of Europe Strategy for Gender Equality 2018-2023. It...

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Inclusion Day Celebrated in Podgorica

11 October 2022 Podgorica, Montenegro

As part of the joint action of the European Union and the Council of Europe, “Quality education for all”, the Inclusion Day was celebrated in the multimedia hall of the University Sports and Culture Center. The event is organised in partnership with the joint programme of the EU and the Council...

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HELP online course on violence against women and domestic violence presented to the new generation of legal clinic students

21 September 2022 Montenegro

HELP online course on Violence against women and domestic violence was launched in the context of the human rights clinical education in Montenegro on 21 September 2022. The new generation of law students involved in the legal clinic will have a chance to attend the online course developed by the...

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