Promoting anti-discrimination and protection of the rights of vulnerable groups

Depending on the needs and priorities of the beneficiaries concerned, work in this area will concentrate on support to ombudspersons’ institutions, inclusive education (addressing racism, bullying, segregation and extremism in the education system), addressing trafficking in human beings (with a focus on assistance to victims of trafficking), countering discrimination against national minorities and/or when based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

THEME III THEME III

Actions under Theme III: Combating discrimination

 

Fighting Bullying and Extremism in the Education System in Albania

Preventing and combating discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity in Albania

Strengthening the protection of national minorities in Albania

Strengthening the Human Rights Ombudsman to fight discrimination (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Support to the IMO in the final assessment of the census process in Bosnia and Herzegovina

 Strengthening the protection of national minorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fostering a democratic school culture in Montenegro

 Fostering a democratic school culture in Serbia

 Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in Serbia (available in English and Serbian)

 Strengthening the protection of national minorities in Serbia

Fostering a democratic school culture and diversity in schools in Kosovo*

 Preventing and combating trafficking in human beings in “the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" (available in English and Macedonian)

Quality education in multi-ethnic societies in Bosnia and Herzegovina (available in English, Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian)

 

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.