Tamara Milaš, Human Rights Programme Coordinator

Tamara Milaš, Human Rights Programme Coordinator Tamara Milaš completed specialist studies in Civil Law at the Law Faculty of the University of Montenegro, where she previously graduated. She has passed the professional exam for work in state institutions. Furthermore, she finished Human Rights School, organised by the Centre for Civic Education (CCE), Democracy School  organized by the CCE and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Peace Education Programme in the organisation of the CCE. Also, she attended a cycle of lectures within the Contemporary Tendencies of Critical Thought organised by the CCE. In addition, she specialised in the area of women’s rights, transitional justice, project proposals writing, etc. She had study visits to Croatia, Germany and Iceland. She was a participant of Kopaonik School of Natural Law, organized by the Association of Lawyers of Serbia, under the sponsorship of UNESCO and the GIZ. During her studies, she was a member of the student organization ELSA Montenegro and director of the sector for academic activities in that organisation. During academic 2008/2009, she was a scholar of the Centre for International Studies Peter Munk within the Scholarship Programme for outstanding students. Also, she was a volunteer of the Red Cross and CCE, and an activist at the YIHR Montenegro. She began lawyer work experience in NGO MANS. She is a lecturer in Human Rights School and Democracy School organised by the CCE for transitional justice and human rights protection. She is a spokesperson for Coalition for RECOM for Montenegro. She was a member of the Working Group for drafting Strategy of Reform of Judiciary 2017-2018 within the Ministry of Justice, and an associate during the development of Functional Analysis of Judiciary in Montenegro within the World Bank project. She is an author, co-authors and editor of publications Montenegro and Coronavirus: the state of nations in the first six weeks; Unlawful deprivation of liberty in Montenegro – detention as a rule instead of being an exceptionAlternative sanctions – from punishment to reintegration – international standards and legal framework in Montenegro; Alternative sanctions – from punishment to reintegration! – analyses of application of alternative sanctions and measures in Montenegro; Education against discrimination – a guidebook for work on prevention and overcoming of discrimination for professionals working in the area of education and upbringing; Antifascism in Montenegro – between political trend and educational policy; Montenegrin textbooks: what do they conceal and reveal about the contemporary history of Montenegro?; Equality – legislation and reality in MontenegroWhat are your human rights and how to protect them?; Dealing with past – case of MorinjJudiciary and Court of Public; Role of Inspections in the Fight against CorruptionHow much is invested into the fight against corruption and organised crime in Montenegro and are there visible results in this respect?Europe in my town – what are we negotiating about and what do negotiations with the EU bring us; Influence of political corruption on the decision making process at the local levelThe role of local assemblies in the fight against corruption and How does the European Parliament see Montenegro in the process of joining the EU?. She is a member of the Working Group for negotiations of Montenegro with the EU for Chapter 23. Fluent in English, with basic knowledge of the Italian language.