On December 23rd 2015 a team consisting of Momcilo Zivadinovic and Ana J. Jovanovic, accompanied by a translator for Farsi, visited places where refugees unofficially gathered in Belgrade. We visited the parks around the Belgrade bus station and the Miksaliste Aid Center.
On December 11th 2015 a team consisting of Momcilo Zivadinovic and Ana J. Jovanovic, accompanied by a translator for Arabic, conducted a visit to the main railway station in Sid, as well as the Relief centers for refugees and migrants in Sid and Adasevac.
On December 9th 2015 a team consisting of Momcilo Zivadinovic and Ana J. Jovanovic, accompanied by a translator for Farsi conducted a visit of the parts of Belgrade where the greatest number of refugees are staying. We visited the parks around the Belgrade bus station and the Miksaliste Aid Center.
The OSCE Mission to Serbia, the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the civil society organization Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM) will monitor on 1 December 2015 the elections of prosecutors to the Serbia’s State Prosecutorial Council (SPC).
The SPC is the body of prosecutorial self-administration. Six of the eleven SPC members, all prosecutors, are chosen through a process of peer election that is subject to approval by the National Assembly.
ECAS is organizing a Regional Conference in Pristina, Kosovo, on November 26-27 with its partners Civil Rights Projects Kosovo. The event will be held in the scope of the Triple A (Access to Information, Advice, and Active Help Services) project and will address several different topics.
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 OSCE mission in Kosovo organized a regional conference on the challenges and best practices in the application of nondiscrimination legislature.
The panelists were experts in the field of human rights, ombudsman institutions and civil society organizations from the countries of the Western Balkans, as well as institutional representatives, among which were OSCE’s Office for democratic institutions.
The procedure for the use of the Library of the House of Human Rights and Democracy:
Who can use this space?
The Library of the House of Human Rights and Democracy is available for use to all citizen groups, foundations, syndicates and active informal groups whose goals are the development of democracy and civic participation that which don’t endanger human rights. The space can also be used by other interested parties, national and local authorities and their institutions, media and donors if their activities are tied to citizen groups or the ambience in which these groups operate.
The Lawyers Committee for Human Rights YUCOM organized a one-day workshop on May 25th 2015 for teachers and students at the Economic-trading School in Novi Pazar.
The workshop is organized as part of the “Equal Rights in Serbia’s Education System” project, which is financed by the Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The project received full support from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development.
Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights – YUCOM, with all due respect for the Ministry of Interior’s call for citizens of the Republic of Serbia to decommission of weapons, expresses concerns about the way in which this Ministry has organized the action.