The role of the media in unraveling prejudices about PWDs is tremendous

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) today presented the handbook for reporting on persons with disabilities ‘Unpacking Prejudice’. On that occasion, it was pointed out that starting from the approach, and terminology itself, the focus should be on the person. It is important to show individual qualities, and whether someone is a “wheelchair user” or a… »

Official accounts of institutions and officials must be a space for expressing attitudes

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) points to the negative practices of certain institutions and public officials, which in the online space, and to stop negative comments, restrict the freedom of expression of citizens. Increasing practice of removing comments by institutions and officials, but also blocking users on social media who present arguments rather than insults,… »

Prime Minister’s Question time of Zdravko Krivokapić’s Government

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), on the eve of the end of the mandate of Zdravko Krivokapic’s Government, summarizes the statistical review of the application of the Prime Minister’s Question Time institute by the MPs of the Parliament of Montenegro in the regular sessions so far. Overall, parliamentary groups mostly had questions for the Prime… »

MI and NGO CCE: There is progress, transparency needs to be improved

Today, Minister of the Interior, Sergej Sekulović, met with the representatives of the non-governmental organization Centre for Civic Education (CCE), to exchange arguments regarding the granting of honorary citizenships in the previous period, as well as the current practice of the Ministry of the Interior (MI). Interpretations of Article 12 of the Law on Montenegrin… »

Social democracy requires courage in advocacy for ideas

Democracy has never been and must not become anarchy – that you can do whatever you want anytime and anywhere. Freedom yes, but never at the expense of someone else’s freedom. Democracy yes, but never if democratic rights are denied to someone else, said Stipe Mesić, former president of Croatia, at the final panel of… »

The marriage of politics and historiography is always a failure

“The marriage of politics and historiography is always a bad marriage for both sides. The longer historiography is politicized, it is not historiography, and while politics is impregnated with history and interpretation of history it is not genuine politics,” was the key message from the panel “Does history belong to the past?”, during the second… »

Right tendencies should be addressed by joining civic forces

Regional networking can be a strong impulse for the mobilisation of civic forces in civic society and politics to resist the wave of right-wing tendencies that is becoming a common problem of all in the region, as emphasized on the third panel „How to get louder?“ within the Podgorica Plenum – Quo Vadis Balkans?, organised… »