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Hate speech on Kosovo on rally

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On rally in Pristina speakers spoke about Serbian community on Kosovo as “Serbian corps”. Coalition for Equality STEP demands immediate reaction for this hate speech.

Projects supported in the framework of the Call for the CSOs in Montenegro

LGBTIQ visibility against homophobia, implemented by the Montenegrin LGBTIQ Association ”Queer Montenegro”.

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to a higher level od respect of human rights of LGBTIQ persons in Montenegro. In specific, the project aims to increase visibility of LGBTIQ persons in Montenegro, to boost public discussion on human rights of LGBTIQ people and to present artists and cultural workers focused on LGBTIQ themes in their work.

Projects supported in the framework of the Call for the CSOs in Montenegro

Faculty without barriers, implemented by the Association of Youth with Disabilities of Nikšić (AYDN).

The overall objective of the project is to provide better conditions for the students with disabilities at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Montenegro. Estimated project results are: 1) Improved studying opportunities, as well as physical and techical capacities at the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Montenegro for students with disabilities; 2) Raised awareness of students, academic and administrative staff about the rights of the students with disabilities.

Projects supported in the framework of the Call for the CSOs in Montenegro

Journalist Investigation and Debate: Representation of Woman in Parlamentary Political Parties and their Governing Bodies, implemented by the Monitor’s Centre for Media and Democracy (MCMD).

The overall objective of the project is to strenghten human rights and democratic reforms in Montenegro through raising of awareness and fostering antidiscriminatory mechanisms in the society. In specific, the project aims to promote and improve position and representation of women in political and public life in Montenegro, as well as the visibility of the activities undertaken to meet the EU criteria regarding political representation of women.

Projects supported in the framework of the Call for the CSOs in Montenegro

Types of discrimination in the court practice of the Constitutional Court of Montenegro – Comparative analysis with the court of the European Court for Human Rights and the Court of Justice of European Union, implemented by the Institute for Legal Studies – IPLS. The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the improvement of the general antidiscrimination policies and practices in Montenegro

Project “Active Women – Active Citizens”

Project “Active Women – Active Citizens” aimed on increasing the level of women’s participation in decision making process in rural settlements. Project is implemented by three NGO from Zrenjanin – Zrenjanin Educational Centre, AC “Helm” and Centre for Rural Development Zrenjanin. During the project implementation we will developed cooperation with associations of rural women from our municipality.
Rural women are multiply marginalized group. Their position is burden with patriarchal stereotypes about gender roles and hard economic situation of rural life. Their participation in decision making process is on very low level. Women gain their rights in local communities and local policies have influence on their everyday life. It is very important to encourage women to participate actively in political life of local community. Through their participation the quality of local policies will be increased and gender equality will be promoted.

Call for support to projects of civil society organisations in Montenegro

Centre for Civic Education (CCE), on behalf of the Coalition for Equality STEP, within the project Networking of civil society in relation to endangered human rights in Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo announces CALL for support to projects of civil society organisations in Montenegro
You may submit your project proposals, that should contribute to fight against discrimination and promote equality, in English language, until 30 April 2014, and you will be notified on results of the competition approximately until 10 May 2014. Signing of the contract will be conducted upon the publication of the results. Project activities must be completed until 10 September 2014. Financial and narrative reports on implemented project must be submitted until 20 September 2014.