Action supports regular dialogue between national courts regarding the application of the rights set forth in the Convention

6 November 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

A judicial dialogue meeting involving the representatives of the Constitutional and Supreme Courts of Montenegro was held in Podgorica on 6 November 2019. The focus of the meeting was put on interpretation and application of the right to peaceful enjoyment of property set forth in the European...

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Facilitated dialogue on the issues related to the property rights in the context of Article 1 Protocol 1 of the ECHR

29 October 2019 Budva, Montenegro

The Action continues its endeavours in raising the capacities of the judiciary, particularly courts, to apply the European human rights standards in their daily work. A number of areas are considered a priority, one being the protection of property under Article 1 Protocol 1 of the ECHR. Given...

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Call for Tenders for the provision of international consultancy services to strengthen accountability and professionalism in the judicial system in Montenegro

28 October 2019

Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022, the Council of Europe is looking for International Providers for the provision of consultancy services on strengthening accountability and professionalism in the judicial...

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Call for tenders: International consultancy services - “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Montenegro)” in Montenegro

16 October 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Action "Quality Education for All” as a part of the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”. In that context, it is looking for International Providers for the...

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Call for tenders: National consultancy services - “Quality Education for All (Quality ED – Montenegro)” in Montenegro

16 October 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Action "Quality Education for All” as a part of the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”. In that context, it is looking for National Providers for the...

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Regional launching of the Horizontal Facility II held in Skopje

9 October 2019 Skopje, North Macedonia

The EU and the Council of Europe will continue to support reforms in the Western Balkans and Turkey in the fields of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. The continuation of the joint ‘Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey’ programme was announced at a regional conference...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Regional Launching of the “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”

4 October 2019 Skopje, North Macedonia

The Regional Launching of the European Union / Council of Europe Joint Programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II” will take place on 9 October 2019, at the Hotel “Aleksandar Palace” in Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia, starting from 09:00 to 18:00. Opening remarks...

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MONTENEGRO: ACCOUNTABLITY AND PROFESSIONALISM OF THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN MONTENEGRO

Call for tenders: National Consultancy Services

Deadline: 25 October 2019 Montenegro

The Council of Europe is currently implementing the Action “Accountability and Professionalism of the Judicial System of Montenegro” as a part of the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II”. In that context, it is...

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Workshop to support revision of the code of ethics for Public Bailiffs

18 - 19 September 2019

A workshop to support the revision of the Code of Ethics for Public Bailiffs was organised in cooperation between the Chamber of Public Bailiffs of Montenegro and the Action “Accountability and Professionalism of the Judicial System in Montenegro” which is implemented under the European Union and...

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Call for tenders: consultancy services on freedom of expression and freedom of the media in South East Europe

24 September 2019

Within the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II, the Council of Europe is implementing “Freedom of Expression and Freedom of the Media in South-East Europe - JUFREX 2”. The programme is implemented in Albania, Bosnia and...

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“Quality education for all” launched in Montenegro

18 September 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

The first Steering Committee meeting for the action “Quality Education for All” took place on 17 September 2019 in Podgorica. The Action is part of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II” and seeks to foster quality...

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JUFREX publications in Montenegrin

26 July 2019 Strasbourg, France

At the final stage of implementation of the joint European Union and Council of Europe programme “Reinforcing Judicial Expertise on Freedom of Expression and the Media in South-East Europe - JUFREX” (2016-2019), three publications were published in Montenegrin language and put at disposal of...

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First Steering Committee meeting - Action “Further enhancing human rights protection for detained and sentenced persons in Montenegro”

11 July 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

To mark the launch of the new Action on “Further enhancing human rights protection for detained and sentenced persons in Montenegro” within Horizontal Facility II (HF II), the first Steering Committee meeting took place in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 11 July 2019. A representative of the Council of...

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A new project on “Accountability and professionalism of the judicial system in Montenegro” starts

26 June 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

The 1st Steering Committee meeting for the new Action “Accountability and Professionalism of the Judicial System in Montenegro” which is implemented under the European Union and the Council of Europe programmatic framework “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey II” took place on...

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Developed guidelines on effective investigations in cases of ill-treatment

12 June 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

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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The fifth and final SC meeting for the Action Accountability of the Judicial System

16 May 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

The fifth and final Steering Committee meeting for the Horizontal Facility Action “Accountability of the Judicial System” took place on 16 May 2019 in Podgorica. The meeting gathered the representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro and of the Council of Europe, together...

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Ethical counselling visits to the basic courts in Montenegro

January - April 2019 Niksic, Berane, Bar - Montenegro

Three counselling visits of the members of the Ethical committee of the Judicial Council to the Basic Courts in Nikšić, Basic Court in Berane and Basic Court in Bar were organised in January, March and April 2019, respectively. Besides presentation of the work of the Ethical committee and role...

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

15 May 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

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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Montenegrin law students visit the Council of Europe institutions

15-16 May 2019 Strasbourg, France

Upon successful completion of the legal clinic on Article 3 of the Convention, organised under the Action, 10 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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Successful finalisation of the human rights legal course for law students

8 May 2019 Podgorica, Montenegro

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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