Tamara Milaš, Human Rights Programme Coordinator

Tamara Milaš, Human Rights Programme Coordinator Tamara Milaš completed postgraduate specialist studies in Civil Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Montenegro, where she previously graduated. She completed professional exam for work in state authorities. Furthermore, she finished Human Rights School, organised by Centre for Civic Education (CCE), Democracy School organized by CCE and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Peace Education Programme in the organisation of CCE. Also, she attended cycle of lectures within the Contemporary Tendencies of Critical Thought, in the organization of CCE. In addition, she specialised in the area of women’s rights, transitional justice and project proposals writing, etc. She had study visits to Croatia, Germany and Iceland. She was participant of Kopaonik School of Natural Law, organized by Association of Lawyers of Serbia, under the sponsorship of UNESCO and the GIZ. During her studies she was member of the student organization ELSA Montenegro and director of the sector for academic activities in the same organisation. During academic 2008/2009, she was scholar of the Centre for International Studies Peter Munk within the Scholarship Programme for outstanding students. Also, she has been volunteering for the Red Cross and CCE, and activist at the YIHR Montenegro. She began her lawyer work experience in NGO MANS. She is lecturer in Human Rights School and Democracy School, in the organisation of CCE, for topics of transitional justice and human rights protection. She is a spokesperson for Coalition for RECOM for Montenegro. She was member of Working Group for drafting Strategy of Reform of Judiciary 2017-2018 within the Ministry of Justice, as well as an associate during development of Functional Analysis of Judiciary in Montenegro within the World Bank project. She is member of redactions and editorial boards of several publications. She is an author or co-authors of publications How does the European Parliament see Montenegro in the process of joining the EU?; The role of local assemblies in fight against corruption; Influence of political corruption on the decision making process at the local level; Europe in my town – what are we negotiating about and what do negotiations with the EU bring us; How much is invested into the fight against corruption and organised crime in Montenegro and are there visible results in this respect?; Role of Inspections in the Fight against Corruption; Judiciary and Court of Public; Dealing with past – case of Morinj; Equality – legislation and reality in Montenegro; What are your human rights and how to protect them; Montenegrin textbooks: what do they conceal and reveal about the contemporary history of Montenegro and Unlawful deprivation of liberty in Montenegro – detention as a rule instead of being an exception. Fluent in English, with basic knowledge of Italian language.