Human Rights

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Everyone is entitled to all rights and freedoms, without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, color, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status.

CEDEM has been conducting activities in this area since its establishment in 1999, organizing many training seminars and workshops in order to strengthen protection for human rights in Montenegro. Its training programs are designed for different society actors, such as civil servants, civil society activists, students, etc. CEDEM made the first draft of the Anti-discrimination Law in 2005, which was followed by many educational programs in this area. 




azil konferencijaCentre for Democracy and Human Rights (CEDEM) and the Dutch Council for Refugees (DCR), supported by Dutch Royal Embassy in Belgrade, on October 28th in Ramada hotel in Podgorica, organized Conference “Refugee crisis in the EU and in the Region: EU plan, governmental strategies and CSO contributions”.

Seminar licnaSlobodaIn cooperation with the AIRE Centre from London and Judicial Training Centre of Montenegro, CEDEM organized two-day seminar dedicated to the convention standards and Montenegrin case law regarding the application of the right to liberty and security of person under article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Freedoms.

zenski parlamentVice President of the Parliament of Montenegro, Mr Željko Šturanović opened today the Third Session of the "Women's Parliament", where members of the Government answered the questions posed by participants, representatives of female groups of parliamentary parties and representatives of the civil society as well.

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