Who does Montenegro choose?

In anticipation of the extraordinary parliamentary elections that will be held in a few days, the Centre for Civic Education (CCE) has published the publication “Who does Montenegro choose? –  Gender, Age, Geographic, and Professional Structure of Electoral Lists in the 2023 Extraordinary Parliamentary Elections”. For the first time, the publication provides the citizens of… »

18 NGOs: Election of RTCG director defeat of the rule of law, Council members who participated in the voting to resign

Human Rights Action (HRA), Spectra Association, Centre for Civic Education (CCE), Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), Centre for Women’s Rights (WRC), Centre for Civil Liberties (CEGAS), Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CEDEM), Centre for Investigative Journalism of Montenegro,  Centre for Development of non-governmental organisations (CDNGOs), Association of Professional Journalists of Montenegro (DPNCG), Association… »

Prosecution offices ordered to process hate speech more efficiently

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) welcomes the decision of acting Supreme State Prosecutor, Tatjana Begović, which refers to the written address to the Higher State Prosecutor’s Office in Podgorica and the Higher State Prosecutor’s Office in Bijelo Polje of the obligation to intensify their work and to pay special attention to the cases formed against… »

Lack of political will to make e-government more efficient and inclusive

“The progress in the digitization process requires genuine political support that has been lacking so far, as well as a shift towards agile approaches, working on digital literacy, streamlining procedures, involving citizens, and phased development,” was emphasized at the conference “E-ducation to PARticipation – Towards an Inclusive and Efficient E-Government” During the conference, the index… »

Necessary learning about Goli Otok in the educational system

Unpleasant questions from the past must be included in the educational system because their scientific and pedagogical treatment creates a basis for preventing human rights violations and repression, and gives an impetus for critical thinking, freedom of expression, attitudes towards otherness, and democratization, this was concluded today at a full-day seminar on Goli Otok organized… »

NGOs commemorate the 31st anniversary of the unpunished war crime of the Deportation of Bosnian-Herzegovinian refugees

A memorial gathering was held in front of the Security Centre in Herceg Novi, today at noon, to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the war crime of Deportation of Bosnian-Herzegovinian refugees. The event was organized by Human Rights Action (HRA), Centre for Civic Education (CCE), and ANIMA – Center for Peace and Women’s Education, with… »

What kind of state of Montenegro do we need?

At the level of a political formula – a set of desirable values and the accompanying institutional framework that ensures them, and through which the system legitimizes itself, there is a majority consensus among the citizens of Montenegro regarding Montenegro as a European state of rule of law, democracy, social justice and inclusion, and environmentally… »

Without progress in respecting LGBTIQ+ rights

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), on the occasion of 17 May – the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) – calls on citizens to refrain from hate speech and violence towards LGBTIQ+ individuals and urges competent institutions to adequately prosecute and sanction such acts. We are witnessing a trend of regression in the… »