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… »

Supreme State Prosecutor’s office to issue instructions to prosecutors regarding cases of causing national, race and religious hatred, divisions and intolerance

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) today sent the Acting Supreme State Prosecutor, Tatjana Begović, an Initiative for providing general instructions for the actions of prosecutors in cases of committing act of causing national, race and religious hatred, which are defined in Article 370 of the Criminal Code of Montenegro. The aim of that initiative is… »

Montenegro is still far from genuine media freedom

Media Freedom Day – 3 May – the media, media associations and journalists in Montenegro face in an unchanged environment compared to previous years, which is characterized by a number of problems. Nevertheless, this is an opportunity to remind on the importance of the media in the defense of the public interest, i.e. that part… »

Through meeting peers and learning to interculturalism

Centre for Civic Education (CCE) organized an Intercultural Camp for high-school pupils in Kolašin from 26 to 30 April, within the project “I act – I change!”, which the CCE implements with the financial support of the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica. Through the intensive five-day programme young people learned about acceptance and tolerance, the concept… »