CEMI - Centar za monitoring i istraživanje
We are building a more inclusive society of equals
In Montenegro, minority peoples and other minority national communities face the challenges of discrimination and lack of political participation.The findings of our research indicate insufficient participation of minorities in political life, as well as that education and empowerment are key steps towards changing the current situation.We are building a more inclusive society of equals.
23. Feb. 2024 Read more
Enhancing the Legislative Framework to Ensure Greater Political P...
In Montenegro, significant steps are necessary to foster greater political participation among minorities and other national minority communities. This imperative calls for legislative reforms alongside the bolstering of political education and empowerment initiatives aimed at facilitating their active engagement in political life. These sentiments were articulated at our conference titled "How to Achieve Effective Participation of Minorities and Other National Minority Communities in the Decisi
22. Feb. 2024 Read more
Let us work together on creating a safer online environment for w...
"In Montenegro, online violence against women officials is a growing issue for which a systematic response is needed, as well as strengthening institutional protection in order for them to be encouraged to react in case they become victims," stated the women officials who were exposed to hate speech in our video campaign.The video was created within the project "Contribution to the increase of women's political activism in Montenegro," which was financially supported by the Ministry of Human and
19. Feb. 2024 Read more
There is no adequate response from the authorities to hate speech...
Montenegro is back among the countries that have institutional homophobia, for the hatred and hate speech against LGBTIQ people are on the rise, and there is no adequate response from the authorities, as was stated at the conference of the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI).The Program Director of the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), Teodora Gilic, pointed out the findings of the survey conducted by that organization in August 2023, which showed that 60 percent of the citizens s
14. Feb. 2024 Read more
To essential gender equality by changing the value pattern
There is no essential equality between men and women and therefore it is necessary to change value concepts, treat the issue of gender equality always and everywhere, work on education, increase media literacy from the earliest age and sanction those who spread hate speech.That's the message from the panel "What can we do about online violence against women in politics?" within the conference "Hate speech and online violence on the political scene of Montenegro - How to create a safer online spa
09. Feb. 2024 Read more
In Montenegro, online violence against women in politics is an al...
In Montenegro, online violence against women in politics is an alarming problem that requires urgent attention and action, and for its suppression it is crucial to start from the education system, it was announced at the conference of the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI).The program director of CeMI, Teodora Gilic, said at the conference "Hate speech and online violence on the political scene of Montenegro - How to create a safer online space for women?" that online violence against wom
09. Feb. 2024 Read more
Conference ''Hate speech and online violence on the political sce...
Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) will host a conference titled ‘’Hate Speech and Online Violence on the Political Scene of Montenegro – Achieving a Safer Online Space for Women?’’ on Friday, February 9th, starting at 10:30 AM at the PR Center. Introductory remarks:·        Teodora GILIC, Program Director, CeMI;·        Matija MAKSIMOVIC, Ministry of Human and Minority Rights of Montenegr
07. Feb. 2024 Read more
The Three-Day Training on "Advocacy and research"
Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) has successfully organized a three-day training on the subject ''Advocacy and research'' which was held on the 19th, 20th and 21st of January at Hotel Serdar in Mojkovac.The goal of the training is to bolster the participants' capacity for effective research and advocacy of public issues, and the lecturer Goran Djurovic, who is an expert in this area, shared his high knowledge with our participants through teaching and activities within this training.Tra
22. Jan. 2024 Read more
Through the "No smoking" application, citizens mostly reported vi...
The citizens of Montenegro have, via the ‘’No smoking’’ app, since the 22nd of December by the end of the year sent 102 reports, from which 90 of them refer to the violation of the law about the restriction of the use of tobacco products in hospitality facilities, the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) announced.CeMI has, in cooperation with the NGO Juventas and with the support of the World Health Organization, created an app called ‘’No smoking’’, which allows citizens to report cases o
11. Jan. 2024 Read more
Citizens through the application "No smoking!" quickly and easily...
The Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) has invited citizens to report the cases of violation of the law of restriction of use of tobacco products via the ‘’No smoking’’ app, and the majority of reports received so far refer to specific hospitality facilities and institutions.That was stated at a press conference hosted by the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) regarding the introduction of the app, which we have developed in cooperation with the NGO Juventas with the support of the
28. Dec. 2023 Read more
The Three-Day Training on "Proposal Writing and Fundraising"
The Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) successfully organized a three-day training on "Proposal Writing and Fundraising," held from December 8 to 10 at Hotel Serdar in Mojkovac. The lecturer, Goran Đurović, an expert with rich experience in methodology, strategic planning, and public relations, guided participants through the process of acquiring knowledge about the rules, process, phases, and the actual development of project proposals and budgets through theoretical and practical work.O
08. Dec. 2023 Read more
It is necessary to improve the information system of the Ministry...
The information system of the Ministry of Justice for recording cases related to international legal assistance, Luris, needs to be improved and integrated with a new judicial information system. It is also essential to continuously train personnel in handling new legal instruments and the English language.This message was conveyed during the panel discussion on "International Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters," held as part of the concluding conference "Access to Justice and Human Rights in
05. Dec. 2023 Read more
"The Functionality of the Judiciary Compromised by Untimely Filli...
"The judicial system of Montenegro has been facing numerous challenges for years, limiting its ability to effectively serve the public interest. Key to this is that the Judicial Council should not delay the process of evaluating candidates and making decisions about their appointments in the upcoming period. This was stated during the panel discussion 'Access to Justice and Human Rights in Montenegro – Trial Monitoring Project Results,' as part of the final conference organized by the Center for
05. Dec. 2023 Read more
In Montenegro's judiciary, currently, one-fifth of the judges are...
In Montenegro's judiciary, currently, one-fifth of the judges are missing, and a serious problem is the lack of political will to pass key laws and make essential appointments in the judiciary. This was announced during the opening statements at the final conference "Access to Justice and Human Rights in Montenegro," organized by the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI).Zlatko Vujović, President of the Governing Board of CeMI , stated that Montenegro aspires to become a full member of the E
05. Dec. 2023 Read more
Two-Day Training on ''Writing efficient proposals for public poli...
The Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) successfully organized a two-day training on the topic "Writing effective proposals for public policies", which was held on the 4th and 5th of November at the Franca Hotel in Bijelo Polje. The lecturer, Goran Djurovic, an expert with extensive experience in methodology, strategic planning and public relations, guided the participants through the process of designing and formulating influential policy proposals.The first day was dedicated to defining
05. Nov. 2023 Read more
The Role of Media in the Electoral Process in Montenegro (II pane...
The fight against disinformation is global, and there is still no unified defense mechanism. In Montenegro, when it comes to manipulation, the greatest challenge comes from social networks and media from the region, while the most influential traditional media mostly adhere to an ethical code.This was announced from the panel "How do the media shape Montenegrin politics?", at the conference "The Role of the Media in the electoral process in Montenegro", organized by the Center for Monitoring and
30. Oct. 2023 Read more
Conference – The Role of Media in the Election Process in Montene...
Polarized media in Montenegro means that there is almost no party that is seen similarly by citizens who read different media, which is why they should turn to information that unites them, and not those that distance and deepen divisions.This was announced at the conference "The Role of the Media in the electoral process in Montenegro", which was organized by the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI).The President of the Governing Board of CeMI, Zlatko Vujović, said that in a divided societ
30. Oct. 2023 Read more
Almost half of citizens believe that they are under the influence...
In Montenegro, nearly 90% of citizens believe that the media tailor their reporting to the politics and ideologies they support, with almost half of them indicating that they are influenced by disinformation when it comes to the political situation, according to a study conducted by the Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI).This was the third public opinion survey on citizens' attitudes towards the impact of disinformation and foreign influence on the media, conducted by CeMI from July 21st
27. Oct. 2023 Read more
On Monday, the conference "The Role of Media in the Electoral Pro...
The Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) will organize a conference titled "The Role of Media in the Electoral Process in Montenegro" on Monday, October 30th, starting at 10 AM at the PR Center.The introductory presentations will be given by:·       Mirjana Maslovar, State Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Media, Government of Montenegro·       Dr. Zlatko Vujović, President of the Governing Board, CeMIThe study findings
26. Oct. 2023 Read more
The third day of training on "Sensitive treatment of LGBTIQ perso...
During the third day of training on sensitive treatment of LGBTIQ persons, lecturers Danijel Kalezic and Jovan Ulicevic presented statistics and research on violence against LGBTIQ persons. as well as the forms of violence that LGBTIQ people face almost every day.Cases of discrimination and violence against members of the LGBTIQ community from the previous period are also presented.The "Living Library" marked the third day of the training, in which the lecturers found themselves in the role of "
11. Oct. 2023 Read more