Democracy School – XXVII generation

CCE and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung announces an OPEN CALL for participants of the XXVII generation of
DEMOCRACY SCHOOL
- school for learning democracy from theory to practice -

School comprises of five modules in total duration of four months. The sessions will be held once or twice a week, in duration of two hours. All expenses are covered by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung and the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), with obligation of the participants to attend not less than 80% of the programme. Upon finishing of the School the participants shall receive a certificate and be eligible for further educational development.

Eligible candidates are those who want to contribute to development of democracy and civic society in Montenegro. All candidates are welcome, regardless of age, gender, nationality, religion or personal convictions, with the indication that advantage will be given to the activists of the political parties and non-governmental organisations, as well as all individuals who are demonstrating high level of social activism.

The programme of the Democracy School is designed in such a manner to offer wider understanding of the democracy idea and forms in which that idea is implemented within various social spheres. For more information about the School please see http://cgo-cce.org/en/programi/demokratija/skola-demokratije/#.VdsHqfmqpBc
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School moderator is professor Radovan Radonjic, PhD, and in addition to him eminent domestic and foreign lecturers will be working with participants.

All interested candidates may submit their application with short biography (CV) and motivational letter not later than 23 February 2016, via e-mail address info@cgo-cce.org with the subject “For Democracy School” or directly via application form. For all additional information call 020/665 112 or visit CCE in Njegoševa 36, I floor, Podgorica.

Human Rights School – XXII generation

Centre for Civic Education (CCE)
announces a CALL for participants of the XXII 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 spread and exchange experiences with other young people motivated to become actively engaged in solving problems that concern society, 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).

The School, in addition to broad theoretical and practical knowledge on concept of human rights, 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, XXII generation”.

Deadline for sending application is 29 January 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 Embassy of Canada, through the project „Different but equal!“. 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 020 665 112.

Peace Education Programme – VI

In the framework of the educational programme
”Contemporary tendencies of critical thought”

and in response to popular demand
CCE presents, for the sixth time in Montenegro, the world-renowned

PEACE EDUCATION PROGRAMME (PEP)

This programme of weekly, hour-and-a-half long workshops, lasts for 10 consecutive weeks. It is created by The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF), with the purpose of helping participants to discover inner resources, recognize their innate value, develop positive life skills and explore the possibility of personal peace.

The programme will be facilitated by PEP Manager in Montenegro, Mrs Caroline Jovićević, and the workshops will be held in the CCE premises, every Thursday at 5:30 p.m, from 4 February 2016 to 7 April 2016. The programme is conducted in Montenegrin and English and is offered free of charge.

In order to apply, send your short biography (name, phone number, e-mail, date of birth, current occupation, etc.) to the e-mail address info@cgo-cce.org, with the subject “For Peace Education Programme.”

The capacity for this course is 50 persons. We recommend that you apply early for this very popular course, as we expect places to fill fast.

For more information on the Peace Education Programme (PEP) please visit:
www.tprf.org/en/programs/peace-education-program and www.porukamira.org.rs/program-edukacijom-do-mira/

Note: PEP is a course that is accredited by the Bureau of Education. If you are an educator and wish to receive a certificate showing the number of hours attended, please apply through the Pedagogical Centre of Montenegro (PCCG) who will forward your application to CCE. Send your short biography (name, phone number, e-mail, date of birth, current occupation, etc.) to PCCG PEP coordinator, Danilo Lekovic danilo.mne@gmail.com