Supporting the role of local government on the treatment of property registration processes

11 April 2024 Albania

A series of three outreach monitoring activities were held, in the Municipalities of Librazhd (28 March) , Berat (3 April) and Malësi e Madhe (9 April), to collect data on the involvement of local government institutions in handling remaining key issues in property registration. Representatives...

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Upravni odbor projekta „Zaštita slobode izražavanja i medija PRO-FREX” usvojio program rada

5. april 2024. godine Podgorica

Upravni odbor projekta „Zaštita slobode izražavanja i medija (PRO-FREX)“ usvojio je sveobuhvatan program rada za 2024. godinu. Članovi i članice upravnog odbora raspravljali su o proteklim aktivnostima i ekspertskoj podršci koja je obezbijeđena kroz projekat, s fokusom na mišljenje eksperata dato...

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Strengthening the protection of journalists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

3 - 4 April 2024 Neum

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) are often used by the political and economic power holders as means of pressuring journalists. This and other common threats against journalists and how to address them were among the issues discussed at the two-day workshop in Neum. The...

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Preduzeti koraci ka jačanju primjene standarda ljudskih prava u radu Ustavnih sudova

28 - 29. mart 2024. Podgorica

Savjetnici, savjetnice i sudije/sutkinje Ustavnih sudova Bosne i Hercegovine, Crne Gore, Hrvatske i Srbije, učestvovali su na regionalnom radnom sastanku radi razmjene iskustava i znanja o primjeni relevantnih standarda ljudskih prava u svakodnevnom poslu. Kao krajnji zaštitnik ljudskih prava na...

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Радна група за курикулум Завода за унапређивање образовања и васпитања наставља да повезује Референтни оквир компетенција за демократску културу са националним програмима наставе и учења у Србији

26 – 28 March 2024 Vrdnik

In order to enhance the quality education for all and further align the formal education system of Serbia with democratic values, a dedicated task force successfully continued the process initiated with the national Guidelines, developed with the support of the European Union and the Council of...

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Empowering Legal Professionals from North Macedonia to safeguard journalists and freedom of expression

29 March 2024 Gevgelija

To uphold the principles of freedom of expression and protection of journalists, a capacity-building initiative was organised in Gevgelija gathering legal professionals from various backgrounds including judges, prosecutors, and lawyers. They worked together during the three-day training course...

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Law students in North Macedonia increase their knowledge on legal aid in criminal proceedings

27 March 2024 Skopje

In an effort to deepen students' understanding of legal aid in criminal proceedings, a lecture was held at the Legal Clinic for criminal law, located within the Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus" in Skopje, North Macedonia. 19 law students discussed and explored the crucial aspects of legal aid...

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Lawyers and legal professionals complete the HELP course on Combating Hate Speech and Hate Crime in Macedonian Language

26 MARCH 2024 Skopje

43 lawyers and legal professionals from North Macedonia successfully completed the HELP course on combating hate speech and hate crime in Macedonian language. The translated HELP course in Macedonian language on combating hate speech and hate crime was launched for the first time last year in...

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Albanian prison directors enhance their leadership and prison management skills

20 March 2024 Tirana

On 18-20 March, 20 prison Directors representing all the Albanian penitentiary institutions, attended a leadership and prison management training delivered by two Council of Europe international consultants and the Head of the Albanian Training Centre for prison staff. The training combined...

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Lawyers from İstanbul enhance their knowledge on “Detention in the Context of Migration”

23 – 24 March 2024 İSTANBUL

20 lawyers from the İstanbul Bar Association, completed a two-day training on “Detention in the Context of Migration” organised by the joint European Union/Council of Europe action on “Strengthening the human rights protection in the context of migration in Türkiye” , in co-operation with the...

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The role of legal clinics for providing primary legal aid for victims of crimes and gender-based violence discussed at the National Co-ordination Body meeting

20 March 2024 Skopje

The 14th meeting of the National Co-ordination Body for the implementation of the Law on Free Legal Aid in North Macedonia, gathered in Skopje on 20 March to discuss the progress and important challenges regarding the implementation of free legal aid system in North Macedonia. Organised in the...

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The regional platform of Equality bodies continues the work to address hate speech in Eastern Partnership and Western Balkans

21-22 March 2024 Western Balkans (online)

An online event was held focusing on fostering collaboration and exchange knowledge, common challenges and good practices between Equality bodies from the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership regions, to address hate speech. This event, is a continuation to the equality bodies platform...

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Округли сто о спречавању злостављања од стране полицијских службеника и делотворним истрагама у вези с овим питањем

19 March 2024 Belgrade

A roundtable focusing on execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in relation to Serbia concerning ill-treatment in police custody and ineffective investigations into such allegations (Stanimirović v. Serbia group) took place on 19 March in Belgrade. Consultations...

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Evropska unija i Savjet Evrope nastavljaju da pružaju podršku institucijama u Crnoj Gori u procesu ispunjavanja privremenih mjerila u oblasti reforme pravosuđa i zaštite žrtava

12. mart 2024. godine Podgorica

Treći sastanak Upravnog odbora zajedničkog projekta Evropske unije i Savjeta Evrope pod nazivom „Osnaživanje odgovornosti u pravosudnom sistemu i unapređenje prava žrtava u Crnoj Gori“ održan je u Podgorici. Sastanku su prisustvovali ključni partneri i lokalni akteri uključeni u proces reforme...

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Obrasci diskriminacije u Srbiji – diskusija o rezultatima istraživanja o diskriminaciji

20. mart 2024 Beograd

U Beogradu je održana diskusija o obrascima diskriminacije, na kojoj su analizirani najnoviji podaci, izneti u izveštajima nacionalnih istraživanja o diskriminaciji. Događaj je okupio predstavnike javnih institucija, tela za jednakost, kao i predstavnike civilnog društva, medije i eksperte koji...

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Building a safer environment for media professionals

21 March 2024 Pristina

Keeping journalists safe is key to a free press! Therefore, a group of thirty journalists from various media outlets gathered in Pristina for a specialised training focused on their safety. Thanks to expert insights, including those from the European Court of Human Rights, these media...

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Schools and pedagogical institutions working together on establishing resource centers for democratic school culture

29 February 2024 Banja Luka

The final joint capacity building session for representatives of pedagogical institutions and pilot schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) who are part of the first cycle of the development of resource centers for democratic school culture took place on 29 February 2024 in Banja Luka. The...

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НАЈАВА ЗА МЕДИЈЕ: Однос грађана и грађанки и представника органа јавне власти према дискриминацији у Србији у фокусу презентације која се одржава у среду у Београду

19 March 2024 Belgrade

Presentation of the reports “Attitudes of citizens towards discrimination in Serbia” and “Attitudes of the representatives of public authorities towards discrimination in Serbia”, prepared with the support of the joint European Union and the Council of Europe action "Combating discrimination and...

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Унапређење регионалне сарадње у циљу подршке реформама у области антидискриминационог нормативног оквира са фокусом на права припадника и припадница ЛГБТИ заједнице

12-13 March 2024 Podgorica, Montenegro

A regional peer exchange on tackling equality reforms and focusing on the protection of LGBTI persons, took place in Podgorica, Montenegro. Following the regional LGBTI conference on “Addressing the rising anti-gender movement” organised in Pristina“ in November 2023, the two-day event organised...

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Јачање стандарда заштите података у Србији

18 March 2024 Belgrade

The intrinsic link between data protection and freedom of expression is encapsulated in the Article 85 of the General Data Protection Regulation "Processing and freedom of expression and information". This provision mandates the EU Member States to navigate the delicate balance between the...

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