Public discussion on the draft Judicial Reform Strategy of Montenegro 2024-2027 and the Action Plan for the period 2024-2025

31 January 2024 Podgorica, Montenegro

Strengthening rule of law is inseparably linked with implementing judicial reform, which requires the development of long-term policies clearly defining reform measures and objectives. As such, the reform process calls for close co-operation of all stakeholders, in particular representatives of...

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Empowering legal professionals to combat trafficking in human beings: specialised training for lawyers in Montenegro

18-19 January 2024 Budva, Montenegro

Montenegro is confronted with a critical need for a comprehensive approach to addressing the rights of victims, particularly those affected by trafficking in human beings. The specialised training programme, focused on empowering lawyers specialising in supporting victims of trafficking in human...

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Young European Ambassadors sending a loud and clear message from Budapest: Say NO to hatred!

17 - 19 January 2024 BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

More than 50 Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) got introduced to methods on how to effectively address hate speech and discrimination. This will enable the YEAs to make a difference in their communities through the promotion of equality and diversity, ultimately contributing to combating hate...

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Vacancy notice: Project Assistant

18 January 2024 Podgorica, Montenegro

Within the framework of the joint European Union/Council of Europe Programme ”Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Türkiye” the Council of Europe is opening a new vacancy for the Project Assistant of the Action ”Strengthening accountability of the judicial system and enhancing...

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State prosecutors in Montenegro discussed the European Commission's Report and the Council of Europe recommendations

22 December 2023 Podgorica, Montenegro

With the aim of improving the work of state prosecutors, with the support of the European Union and the Council of Europe Programme Office in Podgorica and in co-operation with the Association of State Prosecutors of Montenegro, a Conference on priorities and further directions of the...

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European Union and Council of Europe continue their support to Montenegro

20 December 2023 Podgorica, Montenegro

The continuous co-operation between the European Union and the Council of Europe with the authorities and civil society of Montenegro contributes to alignment with European standards and encourages further reform processes crucial for improving the lives of the people of Montenegro and advance...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: For your rights, towards European standards: First Meeting of the Horizontal Facility Beneficiary Steering Committee

19 December 2023 Podgorica, Montenegro

The first Meeting of the Beneficiary Steering Committee of the third phase of the joint European Union/Council of Europe programme “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Türkiye”, will be held on Wednesday, 20 December 2023, from 9:00h, at the Hotel CUE in Podgorica. The meeting will...

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Right to free legal aid: round table held in Podgorica

18 December 2023 Podgorica, Montenegro

“Access to justice under equal conditions and without discrimination on any grounds is one of the basic principles of the rule of law”. This is a message from the round table „Right to free legal aid”, held in Podgorica that provided floor for discussion and exchange of experiences on the...

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A debate "Roma and Egyptians in multicultural Montenegro" held to mark the International Human Rights Day

12 December 2023 Podgorica, Montenegro

Although human rights are innate to every human being, they are not equally provided to everyone, especially to the most vulnerable groups, including Roma and Egyptians. This is one of the conclusions from the debate on "Roma and Egyptians in multicultural Montenegro", which was held on 12...

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Local stakeholders discussing modalities of enhancing the use of alternative dispute resolution in local communities of Montenegro

11 December 2023 Berane, Montenegro

As a form of assisted voluntary negotiation, mediation provides an opportunity for the parties in dispute to state their views and desired outcomes and proceed with the adjudication more rapidly. As such, mediation may be very helpful in empowering local communities to develop solutions that work...

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