Education system as one of the key factors in building a multicultural society

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) today presented the publication “Multiculturalism and underrepresented national communities in the Montenegrin education system”, which provides an overview of minority representation within the education system of Montenegro, as well as the principles and implementation of multicultural and intercultural teaching in Montenegrin schools as a manner to create a society that… »

Special State Prosecution without adequate support from the Government, and the rule of law requires political will and compromise

Appointments in the judiciary, compromise of political entities and political will are necessary for the rule of law to be achieved in Montenegro, it was assessed at the conference “Review of 11 years of progress and challenges – how to revive Montenegro’s negotiations with the EU”, which was organized today by the Centre for Civic… »

Montenegro still lacks the leadership to lead it into the EU

In the next three years, Montenegro needs to find strength to complete political processes and consolidate itself in order to complete the process of European integration by the end of 2027, stated the President of the country, Jakov Milatović, at the conference “Review of 11 years of progress and challenges – how to revive Montenegro’s… »

Baljvine – the village of peace or pure luck?

In Baljvine, Bosniaks and Serbs protected each other during the 1992-1995 war, and unlike the rest of Bosnia and Herzegovina, there was no inter-ethnic bloodshed, which is why it was called the “village of peace” in several media reports. That is why, it was also the inspiration for the research that was presented today, in… »

Young people dissatisfied with education and expect politicians to deal with the improvement of socio-economic situation instead of their own positions

The education system does not prepare young people for the labour market nor for participation in other processes. This is one of the conclusions of the focus groups with young people from Bijelo Polje, Kotor, and Podgorica, conducted by the Centre for Civic Education (CGO) with the aim of qualitatively deepening the previous empirical research… »

Young people are better represented in this year’s election manifestos, but there is significant room for better positioning of youth

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) points out that, unlike some previous election cycles, participants of the recently held parliamentary elections in Montenegro have devoted a certain level of attention to the position of children and young people in Montenegro through their election manifestos, proposing measures aimed at improving the quality of their lives. This refers… »

SEC once again “embraced” party interests

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) draws the attention of the interested public to the controversial decisions of the State Election Commission (SEC), which, over the past two days, has been considering complaints regarding the conduct of early parliamentary elections at certain polling stations in several Montenegrin municipalities. The SEC’s decisions on these complaints are mostly… »

Electoral manifestos mostly ignored civil society

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), after analyzing the election manifestos, notes that most participants in the parliamentary elections in Montenegro, held on Sunday, 11 June, did not specifically address the position of civil society in Montenegro in their election manifestos. More precisely, out of 15 electoral lists and 14 analyzed manifestos (one list did not… »

Necessary urgent investments in cyber capacities of police and prosecution organizations

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) expresses concern about the underdeveloped awareness of the importance of capacity building to fight cybercrime within the prosecutorial and police organization, and in the conditions of the pronounced vulnerability of the Montenegrin system to cyberattacks. The CCE urges decision-makers to put this issue on the agenda so that the entire… »

Youth should be empowered to resist radicalization

“It is important to empower political awareness and youth participation. This encompasses education on the political process, democratic values, human rights, improving civic education, and creating an environment where young people feel valued and included, enhancing their resilience to extremist ideologies,” as concluded of today’s agora “Youth Today for Tomorrow’s Future” organized by the Centre… »