Our successful initiative in January

After we released three well argument based press statements abut possible State Elections Commission (SEC) paralysis in the election year, due to the fact that the President of the SEC, Đorđije Vukčević, fullfilled conditions for retirement,  institutions woke up and on 27 January the Administrative Committee opened competition for new President of the SEC. We… »

Violation of european standards in freedom of expression hinders country’s path towards EU

The Centre for Civic Education (CCE) expresses deep concern over the initiation of misdemeanour proceedings against citizen Milija Goranovic, due to a posted comment on Facebook referring to the director of the Police Administration, Veselin Veljovic, and especially over the fact that the competent Misdemeanour Court has imposed a sanction in this case. Although the… »

Journalists are key allies in fight for a more just society

On the occassion of upcoming 23 January – The Day of Journalists of Montenegro, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) congratulates to all journalists in Montenegro for their persistance to contribute to the fight against corruption, affirmation of human rights and freedoms, as well shaping of democratic political culture, regardless of challenging time for their… »

Minister should publicly explain selectivity in dismissals and reappointments of directors

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) assesses that it is good to finally see some dismissals of school directors who abuse public function and do not respect the instructions of education inspectors, as in the case of dismissal of school director of elementary school „Braća Labudović“ in Nikšić. The CCE calls for Minister of Education, Damir Sehovic, to address this issue in non-selective and non-discriminatory… »

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) opens the Call for students for

MEDIA LITERACY FORUM AND INTERNSHIP Media Literacy Forum offers wide spectrum of theoretical and practical knowledge on media literacy, with focus on social media and disclosure of fake news. During the three days of intensive and dynamic programme, a group of 20 selected students will have the opportunity to learn from international and domestic experts learn… »

Škrelja should immediately initiate the election of the new president of the SEC

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) calls upon Luidj Skrelja, President of the Administrative Committee of the Parliament of Montenegro, to promptly, in line with article 42 para 4 of the Rules of Procedure, convene a session of the Committee and to open competition for the President of State Elections Commission (SEC). We remind that Djordjije Vukcevic, president of the SEC, according to his… »

Vukcevic and Skrelja additionally undermine legitimicy od elections

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) notes that inconsistent statements and legal interpretations by the President of the Administrative Committee, Luidj Skrelja, and the President of the State Election Commission (SEC), Djordjije Vukcevic, represent convincing reflection of the state of the institutions that need to control the most important process in a democratic society, i.e. the… »