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.

Peace Education Programme (PEP) – for the eighth time

In the framework of the educational programme
”Contemporary tendencies of critical thought”
and in response to popular demand
CCE presents, for the eighth 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  - 19:00 p.m, from 13 October 2016 to 15 December 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

Deadline extended for submission of project to 20 June 2016

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), NGO Bonum, NGO Incubator and Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIN) inform all interested organisations that the deadline for submission of project proposals of non-governmental organisations within the Call „Think Locally – Act Locally! – Fight against Corruption at the Local Level“ is being extended to 20 June 2016 until 16h00.

Organisations that have already submitted applications are not obliged to submit them again!