On 11–12 June, the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Mónica Pinto, will meet with and gain input from lawyers and civil society actors. Ahead of this consultation in Belgrade, members of Human Rights House Belgrade spoke to HRHN about the importance of the consultation and the benefits of a cross-border community of lawyers.
The Committee of Lawyers for Human Rights (YUCOM), with support from the OSCE mission in Serbia, held on 17 May 2016 the second of four ’Monitoring, Reporting and Specifics of Criminal Proceedings for Criminal Acts with Elements of Corruption’ trainings, at Human Rights House in Belgrade.
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, with the support from OSCE mission in Serbia, has held first of 4 trainings in “Monitoring, research and specifics of criminal trials for criminal offences with elements of corruption” on Faculty of Law in Niš on 26 th of April 2016.
Milan Antonijevic, Director of Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM, opened the conference, indicating that the annual report is dedicated to cooperation with state bodies, responses and fast reactions that YUCOM demanded. According to Antonijevic, the past year was marked by a clear and strong cooperation with independent institutions…
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights YUCOM, with the support of the Royal Norwegian Embassy and the Embassy of Finland, kindly invites you to the conference “Human Rights in 2015 – YUCOM’s Views on Serbia’s Response” which will be held on Friday, 11 of March 2016, starting at 11 am, at the Media Center Belgrade, Terazije 3, M60 hall on the second floor.
We invite you, as a representative of the institution / organization that takes part in the analysis of the work of judicial bodies, to take part in the workshop “The judicial portals in the mirror.”
Professional organizations and non-governmental organizations dealing with the promotion of the rule of law and human rights through the monitoring and analysis of the work of judicial authorities rely on the information processed by the court administration and prosecution.
We participated in Open Society Justice Initiative’s report to the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, organized in Strasbourg, on implementation, or lack thereof, of the ECHR’s verdict in the case of Zorica Jovanovic vs. Serbia.
Representatives of the members of the Council of Europe were present, as were civil sector representatives and legal experts. We await the Committee Minister’s decision after its March 8th-10th 2016 session, seeing how Serbia’s implementation of this verdict is overdue for over a year and a half.
The meeting of the National Convent on the European Union for Chapter 23, where the final version of the Action plan for the implementation of minority rights (hereinafter AP for minorities), took place on February 19th 2016 in the premises of the National Assembly. Milan Antonijevic, NCEU work group coordinator for Chapter 23, opened the discussion by expressing his satisfaction with the large attendance and the opportunity hear about the role civil society organizations took in the making of the AP for minorities.
A team consisting of Momcilo Zivadinovic and Ana J. Jovanovic, accompanied by an interpreter for Farsi, conducted a two-day visit from January 28th to January 29th 2016 of the Police station in Dimitrovgrad – a temporary shelter and registration office for refugees.