CEDEM, in cooperation with the German Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the AIRE Center in London, the British Embassy in Podgorica, the OSCE Mission to Montenegro and the Center for the Training of Judicial Officers, organized a seminar on 11 November at the Premier Hotel Congress Center. Right to privacy and protection of personal data.
The seminar brought together about 40 legal experts from the country and the region who participated in a constructive dialogue on privacy and personal data protection in criminal proceedings, European standards and Montenegrin practice in this area, as well as the latest changes in Montenegrin legislation relevant to privacy. The participants in the introductory part of the seminar were addressed by: Mr. Nenad Koprivica, Executive Director of CEDEM; Mr. Zoran Pažin, Minister of Justice, Government of Montenegro; Ms. Vesna Medenica, President of the Supreme Court of Montenegro; Mr. Ivica Stanković, Supreme State Prosecutor; N.E. Ian Whitting, Ambassador of the United Kingdom, as well as Ms. Biljana Braithwaite, Program Manager for the Western Balkans, AIRE Center, London. Lecturers at the seminar were: Ms. Silvija Panović Đurić, expert, AIRE Center, London; Radule Kojović, judge of the Supreme Court of Montenegro and Aleksa Ivanović, member of the Council of the Agency for Personal Data Protection.