Women in politics and media: Minimalism at its “best”

The recently concluded local elections were marked by a dominant male narrative and the marginalization of women in the media, with underlined misogyny on social media towards the prominent female holders of electoral lists, but also an unprecedented violation of the legal norm on quotas for the less represented gender. There are no simple solutions… »

The Ministry of Education to ensure the transparency of interviews with candidates for directors of public education institutions

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) submitted to the Minister of Education, Miomir Vojinović, a request for the presence of CCE representatives at all scheduled interviews during the selection of directors of public institutions in front of the three-member commission of the Ministry of Education, in the capacity of the public, to monitor this process directly.… »

Citizens have more problems and politicians lack of accountability

Citizens do not perceive developed accountability of politicians, they have divided opinions about the assessment of (un)constitutionality of amendments to the Law on the President, but they mostly believe there is no excuse for the violation of the Constitution. Getting out of the crisis is seen through early Parliamentary Elections, without mediation, while the Government… »

Significant area for the improvement of e-services

Less than 30% of citizens of Montenegro who use Internet services are familiar with and have used some of the E-services of the public administration, whereas there are over two-fifths of citizens who are familiar with the existence of these services, but have never used them, and over one-quarter of citizens does not know that… »

We urge BIRN to revise the map of far-right and extremist groups in the Balkans

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) carefully followed yesterday’s publication of the map of far-right and extremist groups in the Balkans by the BIRN team, which is controversial in the part covering Montenegro as it targets individuals and groups without convincing arguments, equalizing them with extremist structures, and that can have far-reaching consequences for those individuals… »

Students’ needs are not a priority for the decision-makers

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), on the occasion of 17 November – International Student Day, indicates the unfavourable status of students in Montenegro who are being deprived of quality education, and excluded from many decision-making processes that concern them directly or indirectly, hence further creating negative consequences on their competitiveness on the labour market, professional and… »

Promoting and practicing tolerance in Montenegro is regressing

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) takes an opportunity to stress, on today’s International Tolerance Day, the importance of tolerance and to remind all that respecting and appreciating differences is a precondition to peace, stability and progress of each society. CCE assesses that we are witnessing regression when it comes to promoting and practicing tolerance, on… »

23 projects of civil society organizations supported through the M’BASE programme

“Active civil society preserves the civic tissue of Montenegro, it is fundamental in giving citizens a voice initiating positive changes and establishing balance in society, it is an important partner in the Europeanization of Montenegro, and therefore has the strong support of the EU”, it was emphasized today during the contract signing ceremony with organizations… »

Youth of Tuzi and Podgorica learn about blocking hate, sharing love

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), on 10 and 11 November, organized the workshops “Youth Blocking Hate, Sharing Love!” at the Secondary Mixed School “25. maj” in Tuzi, Gymnasium “Slobodan Škerović” and High School of Economics “Mirko Vešović” in Podgorica. The “Youth Blocking Hate, Sharing Love!” workshops aimed to educate young people about what hate speech… »