Stop violating the rights of Montenegrin seafarers

The non-governmental organizations Human Rights Action (HRA) and the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) provided free legal aid to the seafarer Boris Nikolić, who has been in quarantine at the Institute Dr. Simo Milošević in Igalo for already five days, assessing that his right to personal liberty was violated and that he is discriminated by… »

Detect and punish those who vandalized an anti-fascist monument

The non-governmental organisations Centre for Civic Education (CCE), Human Rights Action (HRA) and Centre for Peace and Women’s Education – ANIMA with great sadness and disappointment received news about the desecration of the monument to the organizers of the Uprising on 13 July 1941, the first nationwide anti-fascist uprising in conquered Europe. We expect the… »

Deny us by submitting the requested information

With yesterday’s unsigned reaction of the management of the University of Montenegro (UoM) on the announcement of the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) we got another ‘packed nothing’ by rector. UoM’s reaction is an attempt to convince the public that UoM operates legally but this was not the subject of the CCE’s announcement. We have… »

Rector recommended by non-transparency

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) expresses concern over the very certain election of Danilo Nikolić for the new term of office of the Rector of the University of Montenegro (UoM) for the period 2020-2023. The fact that he is the only candidate, on whom the Senate of UCG will soon decide, depicts also the level… »

LGBTIQ persons are an integral part of our society

On the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) points out the need for functional improvement of the mechanisms for protecting the rights of LGBTIQ persons in Montenegro and achieving equality of the LGBTIQ community within society.  Although there is progress in recognizing and respecting the rights of LGBTIQ… »

The public has the right to know who the honorary citizens are and on what basis they were awarded honorary citizenships

The Centre for Civic Education (CCE) points out that since the adoption of the Law on Montenegrin citizenship in 2008 until mid-March 2020, a total of 258 persons were awarded with Montenegrin citizenship, but this process remains non-transparent and questionable in terms of consistent complience with law. Five years ago, the CCE published a report… »

Transparency Index of Montenegrin Municipalities

Out of total of 100 possible points, according to the indicators of the research conducted by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), the average mark of transparency of Montenegrin municipalities for 2019 is 40.76 points. The two most transparent municipalities – Podgorica and Bijelo Polje – have a bit less than three-fifths of the possible… »