Extended deadline for the project submission by 17 November 2016

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), NGO Bonum, NGO Inkubator and Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) inform all interested organisations that the deadline for the submission of project proposals for civil society organisations within the COMPETITION “Think locally – act locally! – Fight against corruption on local level” is extended by 17. November 2016. by 16h00.

Organisations that have already submitted their proposals are not obliged to do so again!

Reminder : download the forms from the site for II call

Admission of new members of CCE Youth Group

If you are creative, courageous, humane, if you seek to better the quality of life for yourself and local community in which you live, apply for the competition for the admission of new members of Youth Group of Centre for Civic Education (CCE)!

CCE Youth Group deals with:
- Non-formal education of young people;
- Promotion of youth activism and development of spirit of volunteerism ;
- Affirmation, protection and improvement of position of young people in Montenegro and human rights and freedoms ;
- Realisation of different forms of cooperation with similar organisations in country and abroad;
- Promotion of intercultural dialogue and tolerance.

Within the CCE Youth Group you will have the opportunity to:

- Talk to peers, exchange and develop ideas which can contribute to social change;
- Learn the techniques of youth activism;
- Additionally advance yourself through voluntary work in the CCE projects.

All highschool students from Podgorica and Danilovgrad can apply for membership in Youth Group, as well as the first year students of faculties from the territory of Podgorica.

Apply if you wish to join us! All you have to do is fill out the application form and send it to our e-mail og@cgo-cce.org with subject: APPLICATION FOR CCE YOUTH GROUP

Admission is open until 24 October 2016

Human Rights School – XXIII generation

Centre for Civic Education (CCE)

announces a CALL for participants of the XXIII generation of the

HUMAN RIGHTS SCHOOL

- school for learning human rights from theory to practice -

If you are a high school student, if you want to learn about human rights, to meet and socialize with your peers, to expand and exchange experiences with other young people motivated to become actively engaged in solving problems that society faces, if you think you don’t have enough information and you are eager to attain knowledge and build skills of active participation in advocacy and promotion of human rights in your school and community in which you live, the Human Rights School is the right place and opportunity for you!

The objective of the Human Rights School is to, through intensive multi-day course – lectures, workshops, forum theatre, film screenings, visits to institutions – provide participants with knowledge on human rights concept, starting with the history of human rights idea, development of human rights through generations, culture of human rights, principles of democracy, tolerance, solidarity, non-violent communication, legislative framework and institutional mechanisms available to citizens as means of protecting human rights and protection against discrimination, minority rights (with special focus on vulnerable and marginalized groups).

In addition to broad theoretical and practical knowledge on concept of human rights, the School also affirms the culture of human rights, inspiring and motivating people to stand for their rights, as well as for those who are not able to do that on their own and empowers them to have more direct influence within society in future. Upon completion of the School the participants shall receive a certificate and be eligible for further educational development. Furthermore, support will be provided to participants to transcribe their ideas into concrete actions aimed at improving human rights in their local communities.

Who is eligible to apply for the Human Rights School?

Regular high-school students from the whole territory of Montenegro.

How to apply for the Human Rights School?

Filling out the application and sending it by e-mail to info@cgo-cce.org, with a subject “For Human Rights School, XXIII generation”.

Deadline for sending application is 14 October 2016.

The School is free of charge for selected participants, meaning that costs of travel, food, accommodation, organization of curriculum and other activities related to programme are covered by the CCE, with the support of the Commission for allocation of the Portion of Lottery Games through the project „Education for Human Rights!“. Detail information about the School programme shall be given to candidates who are invited to the School after selection process based on assessment of applications.

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us at info@cgo-cce.org or via phone at 020 228 479.