Endemic corruption as Balkan cultural difference

Centre for Civic Education and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung are organising PANEL DISCUSSION on

ENDEMIC CORRUPTION AS BALKAN CULTURAL DIFFERENCE

Guests/panelists:
- Aleksandar DAMJANOVIĆ, Chairman of the Committee for Economy, Finance and Budget of the Parliament of Montenegro and member of the National Commission for Fight against Corruption and Organised Crime of the Government of Montenegro
- Dr Zoran STOILJKOVIĆ, member of the Agency for Fight against Corruption of the Republic of Serbia
- Zlatko VUJOVIĆ, president of the Managing Board of Centre for Monitoring and member of the National Commission for Fight against Corruption and Organised Crime of the Government of Montenegro
- Neđeljko RUDOVIĆ, editor of the political affairs in daily „Vijesti“

Panel moderator will be Daliborka Uljarevic, executive director of the CCE

Panel will be held on Monday, 26 October 2009 from 18h00 until 20h00, in the premises of the Centre for Civic Education in Podgorica.

Due to the limited number of participants prior registration via email ana@cgo-cce.org or phone 020 665 327 is required.

Protest concerning oversight of competent state bodies to elect Ombudsman in a timely manner

Bearing in mind that the 6 – years term of office of the Ombudsman, Mr Šefko Crnovršanin, expired on 20 October and that the Parliament failed to elect the new person at that position in a timely manner, we state out protest, since this oversight clearly shows the irresponsible approach of the competent state bodies towards the obligation of the state to provide protection of human rights and freedoms…

Protest concerning oversight of competent state bodies to elect Ombudsman in a timely manner – (pdf)

The minister cannot avoid responsibility

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) welcomes, for Montenegrin conditions unrecorded, persistence, autonomy and courage of pupils devoted to depoliticising management in education, thus implementing their knowledge in Civic education in the reform of this system which should serve the students, and not some partisan or personal interests. Regardless of final result, which showed all fragility of institutions, this was the spark which will positively mark this year…

The minister cannot avoid responsibility – (pdf)

The Commission says-BUT

Brussels’ newspeak has no phrase for “emperor is naked”, but rather relies on a construction which translates to our language as “That’s nice, BUT…”. Which is why this report is generally positive, as it leaves us with a foggy promise that we won’t be staying alone in the house with bullies for much longer…

The Commission says-BUT – (pdf)

Experience of Slovakia in the process od European integration and recommendations for Montenegro

Centre for Civic Education is organising EUROPEAN FRIDAY on

EXPERIENCE OF SLOVAKIA IN THE PROCESS OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION
AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR MONTENEGRO

Guest/panelist:
- Mr. Michal SPEVAK, project manager within Union of Employers of Montenegro

Panel moderator will be Violeta Marniku, programme associate in the CCE.

Panel will be held on Friday, 16 October 2009 from 18h00 until 19h30, in the premises of the Centre for Civic Education in Podgorica

Due to the limited number of participants prior registration via email info@cgo-cce.org or phone 020 665 327 is required.