Western Balkans Leaders Appoint Personal Envoys for Drafting of the Agreement on the Establishment of RECOM

The Presidents of Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, and Kosovo, and the Bosniak Member of the Presidency of BiH, have appointed Personal Envoys, who will, together with the Coalition for RECOM, prepare a draft Agreement on the Establishment of RECOM. The Envoy of the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic, is Tanja Jovic, Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President… »

Completed VIII FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival 2017

By screening of films The Unforgiven, of Danish director Lars Feldballe-Petersen and A Man of Integrity, of Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof in Cinema Boka in Kotor, last night was completed eighth edition of FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival 2017, under slogan QUESTIONING BORDERS, that was organized by Centre for Civic Education (CCE), in cooperation… »

Who and why abolishes public discussions on key regulations

The Government of Montenegro, without public discussion, in a secret process and without any involvement of the public, passed the Amendments to the Law on State Administration. Amendments to the Law were determined at the session of 16 November 2017. Text of the amendments was not submitted for consideration even to the Public Administration Reform… »

15 years of Centre for Civic Education (CCE) – questioning borders

Fifteen years ago, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) was established, ascribing itself a mission of necessary modernization of Montenegrin society, thus becoming a part of relatively small group of non-governmental organizations still struggling for adequate social and political positioning. This was a large, perhaps even venerable, task for at the time being limited capacities,… »

Questioning borders by film

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) will from 10 to 16 December 2017, organize the VIII FAST FORWARD Human Rights Film Festival 2017 with the central programme in Podgorica in the PI ‘Budo Tomovic’ from 10 to 14 December, and with accompanying editions in Berane on 11 and 12 December in the Cultural Centre and in… »

RECOM is a last chance for reconciliation in the region

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) in cooperation with Coalition for RECOM, organized today a debate on the topic of EU Support to transitional justice and reconciliation in the region. On this occasion, Daliborka Uljarevic, Executive Director of CCE, stated that ‘it is important for us to discuss on future and establishment of sustainable mechanisms in… »

Cooperation of Government and NGO: one step forward, three backwards

A year of work of the Government of Montenegro, led by Prime Minister Dusko Markovic, has passed into an unexpectedly extremely unfavorable atmosphere for work and operation of non-governmental organizations. Namely, the Government has not made a single positive move towards fostering cooperation with the non-governmental sector, and certain Government actions in this field have… »