The Committee of Lawyers for Human Rights – YUCOM, with the support of the OSCE Mission in Serbia, is undertaking the project with the title ‘Amending the Constitution’. The aim of the project is to improve the knowledge of students and journalists on amendments to the Constitution, as well as to commence a discussion on the subject with the goal of collecting information and opinions from the wider public.
Project Title: Project Title: NGOs and the Judiciary – Watchdog Activities, Interactions, Collaboration, Communication
Duration: January 2015. – June 2016.
Donor: International Visegrad Fund and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea
Partners: CEELI Institute (Czech Republic), VIS IURIS (Slovakia), Albanian Helsinki Committee (Albania), Coalition of Civil Associations “All for fair trials” (Macedonia)
About the project: The general topic addressed by the project NGOs and the Judiciary is watch dog activities, cooperation, interaction, communication and relations between NGOs and judiciary with special focus on civic monitoring of the judiciary.
Project: Civil Response to Clientelism in Media – MEDIA CIRCLE
Duration: December 2013 – December 2017.
Donor: European Commission / IPA CSF
Partners: Partnership for Social Development (Croatia), Expert Forum (Romania), Vesta (BiH), BH Journalists (BiH), Center for Media Activities (FYR Macedonia), Independent Journalists’ Association of Vojvodina (Serbia) and Public Policy Institute (Montenegro)
Project: Equal Rights in Educational System in Serbia
Duration: August 2014- August 2015
Donor: Matra Embassy Fund- Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands
About the project: The objectives of the action are to contribute to the advancement of democracy, human rights, social inclusion and a higher level of tolerance in Serbia´s educational system…
The second and revised edition of the handbook “Fighting Against Discrimination in the Education System”, which is created within the project Equal Rights in the Education System of the Republic of Serbia with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, is designed for educational advisers, educational inspectors, teachers and school directorates in Serbia and is aimed to help in fighting against discrimination in the education system.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to advancement of the rule of law in Serbia by ensuring the existence of independent and well-prepared monitoring and reporting bodies.
Danilo Curcic of the Belgrade-based Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights, YUCOM, which brought the case to the Strasbourg-based court, said on Thursday that he wanted the rights body to call a halt to the evictions of around 30 Roma families from an informal settlement in Belgrade.
The main aim is to create a rule of law network focused on fight against corruption in 4 countries that have common past and have EU integration process as common goal and common future.
The project’s aim is the development of YUCOM’s capacities and expertise in order to better respond to the needs of Serbian society in negotiations with the EU in priority areas of Chapters 23 and 24.
Report from the “Day After – active aid and support to citizens endangered by the floods” conference
“We are aware that Serbia will, like other countries in the region, face disasters and emergency situations which will prompt us to remember all the legal and other questions which rose during the floods,” says Milan Antonijevic, YUCOM Director.