There is no lasting peace without reconciliation in the region

On the occasion of 21 September – International Day of Peace, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) urges all actors of the society to make systematic efforts in order to strengthen individuals and society that strive for non-violent conflict resolution and for building more just society. The armed conflicts that took place in the 1990s… »

Restore democracy for citizens

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) on the occasion of International Day of Democracy, marked on 15 September, points to concerning trend of crisis of representative democracy, which is confirmed by the fact that almost three-fifths of citizens do not trust political parties, and amongst key institutions the least trusted is Parliament of Montenegro.

Ministries block the allocation of funds for NGO projects

The Coalition of NGOs – Cooperation to the Goal has sent an urgency to the Prime Minister, Dusko Markovic, regarding the irresponsible actions of several ministries in the Government, which prevent the adequate implementation of the Law on Amendments to the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and block the process of allocation of funds for… »

Strengthening anti-corruption mechanisms is necessary

Podgorica, PR Press Service – Corruption strongly and negatively affects economic development, contributes to social stratification and inequality, which is why it is necessary to further strengthen the mechanisms established by local self-governments in terms of transparency and accountability of preforming jobs of direct interest to citizens. This was assessed at the panel ‘Corruption at… »

Political will is crucial in the fight against corruption at the local level

Podgorica, PR Press Service – Although there is a great responsibility of the local authorities, corruption at the local level is not only local problem, and the fight against corruption requires multisectoral and comprehensive response. This was concluded at the annual national conference on fighting against corruption at the local level, organized by the Centre… »

The fate of the persons missing in the 1990s wars in the Balkans: obstruction instead of civilisational prospects and a humanitarian dimension

The Coalition for RECOM urged the governments of the post-Yugoslav countries to launch a joint action to resolve the fates of the 10,167 persons who went missing during the wars in the territories of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), and Kosovo. At least  1,300 persons was seen last time on one of the concentration camps… »

Warning to executors of smear campaigns against critics of government

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) informs the public that the Basic Court in Nikšić brought the judgement ordering Goran Popović, deputy editor-in-chief of Dnevne novine, to pay an amount of EUR 2,000 as a non-pecuniary damage for violation of a person’s rights – honor, reputation and dignity, to Daliborka Uljarević, CCE’s Executive Director, with accompanying… »