CEMI - Centar za monitoring i istraživanje
Call for small grants to registered and unregistered CSOs and NGO...
Center for monitoring and research CeMI in partnership with HRA Human Rights Actionwithin the project "Access to justice and human rights in Montenegro - trial monitoring project 2021-2023", financed by the European Union, through the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program and the Ministry of Public Administration, are announcingCALLfor the award of small grants to registered and unregistered civil society organizations and non-governmental organizations in Monte
10. Jul. 2022 Read more
A two-day training "Information society and digital literacy: tra...
The Centre for Monitoring and Research CeMI organized a two-day training entitled "Information Society and Digital Literacy: Training on the Protection of Rights in the Online Space", on June 28 and 29, 2022, at the Hotel "Bianca" in Kolašin.With the development of technology and online media, we are witnessing the increasingly frequent occurrence of hate speech and online violence. This phenomenon affects all members of society, and women have been a special target in recent years, who are ofte
01. Jul. 2022 Read more
A three-day seminar on trial monitoring methodology was held
A three-day seminar on trial monitoring methodology was held from June 17 to June 19 at the Hotel Palas in Petrovac. The seminar participants were representatives of the Centre for Monitoring and Research CeMI and the Human Rights Action HRA, who, in the coming period will monitor court proceedings. In that regard, the goal of the seminar was to increase capacities of CeMI and HRA monitors in the area of trial monitoring. The introductory speech at the seminar was given by Zlatko Vujov
20. Jun. 2022 Read more
Open lists are possible only if there are several constituencies
Podgorica, (MINA, CeMI) - The system of open electoral lists in Montenegro can function only if the entire country is divided into several constituencies, according to associate professors at the Faculty of Political Sciences (FPN), Olivera Komar and Veselin Pavicevic.Komar and Pavicevic said that at the panel discussion "Open lists and democratization of political parties", organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research and the MINA Agency.Docent at the FPN of the University of Montenegro,
27. May. 2022 Read more
Training on political rights, representation and political partic...
27th April 2022, PR Center, PodgoricaCeMI held a training on political rights, representation and political participation of the Roma population in Montenegro within the project called "On the way to the inclusion of the Roma population in the decision-making system in Montenegro".During the one-day training for members of the Roma population, the lecturer were professor at the Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro, prof. Dr Danijela Vukovic-Calasan and Executive director of the
28. Apr. 2022 Read more
Women who hold high-ranking positions are most often the target o...
Podgorica, PR press service - Users of social networks in Montenegro most often use unfounded moral discreditation based on physical characteristics or disrespect for stereotypical roles of women in society, and attacks are most often manifested against women who hold high-ranking positions.This was announced at the panel discussion "The impact of gender-based disinformation and online violence against women in politics on the process of democratization and EU integration in Montenegro", organiz
14. Mar. 2022 Read more
Statement in support of Ukraine and its people
Under the umbrella of Global Democracy Coalition, together with other 54 leading world organizations from the field of democracy values, Centre for Monitoring and Research CeMI signed the Statement in support of Ukraine and its people.We are again witnessing just how dangerous autocrats and their regimes can be. The Kremlin has for decades trampled on the rights and freedoms of its own citizens and is now attacking peace and democracy beyond its own borders, attempting to topple the Ukrainian Go
03. Mar. 2022 Read more
It is necessary to work on strengthening institutional protection...
It is necessary to work on strengthening institutional protection, so that women feel safer in the online space, and be empowered to react if they become victims of online violence. This was concluded at the training "Women in Politics and Digital Space: Gendered Disinformation and Online Violence Training" organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) on Friday, January 28, 2022.Misogyny, gender-based misinformation and online violence are emerging as an increasing problem in Monte
02. Feb. 2022 Read more
Women in Politics and Digital Space : Gendered Disinformation and...
CeMI has organized a training entitled "Women in Politics and the Digital Space: Gendered Disinformation and Online Violence Training."At the training, which is one of the activities of the project "Combating gendered disinformation and Online Violence against women in politics in Montenegro", the speakers were:·      H.E. Ambassador Giles Norman, Embassy of Canada to Serbia, Northern Macedonia and Montenegro,·      Prof. Natasa Ruzic,
28. Jan. 2022 Read more
The Ministry of the Interior to fulfill the request of the Europe...
The Centre for Monitoring and Research CeMI calls on the Ministry of Interior to consistently respect political and legal obligations on effective control of the voter register, and to immediately conduct procedures to verify and possibly revoke citizenship and delete all illegally registered voters from the Montenegrin voters' list.Determining that they cannot continue the procedure in deleting double-registered voters, the Ministry of the Interior does not fulfill the clear request of the Euro
06. Dec. 2021 Read more
CeMI has established a system for monitoring and reporting digita...
Within the project "Combating gendered disinformation and online violence against women in politics in Montenegro by educating women and advocating campaign", Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), with the support of the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives CFLI, has established a system of monitoring social networks from the aspect of gender-based disinformation and online violence against women. The system enables the collection and processing of data indicating elements of digital gender-ba
06. Dec. 2021 Read more
Withdraw from the procedure of amending the Law on Local Self-Gov...
There is a strong debate in the media these days about the dates of the local elections in the three Montenegrin municipalities in which they have already been called, in accordance with the Constitution and the election law. A proposal for amendments to the Law on Local Self-Government was submitted in the procedure, which is an attempt to stop the holding of already announced elections.CeMI strongly supports the idea of uniting the holding of local elections in all municipalities in one day, b
08. Nov. 2021 Read more
CeMI has started the implementation of the project „Combating gen...
Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) is implementing a project entitled ‘’ Combating gendered disinformation and online violence against women in politics in Montenegro by educating women and advocating campaign’’.The overall project goal is to raise public awareness on the phenomena of gendered disinformation and the spread of online harmful content against women in politics in Montenegro. Project activities are aimed in increasing the level of awareness of women in politics about their di
20. Oct. 2021 Read more
Whistleblowers should be provided with adequate protection by rev...
Law on Prevention of Corruption needs to be revised to provide adequate protection for whistleblowers, and there is a good legal framework when it comes to conflict of interest, but certain provisions need to be improved to facilitate its practical implementation. This was announced at the panel discussion "Prevention of conflicts of interest and protection of whistleblowers in Montenegro", organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI). The President of Governing Board of CeMI, Zlat
06. Oct. 2021 Read more
Vujovic talked with Merkel about the main challenges facing Monte...
The President of the Governing Board of the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), Zlatko Vujovic, who is also the Secretary General of the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO), talked in Belgrade with German Chancellor Angela Merkel."It was a great opportunity to present the political situation in Montenegro and the main challenges that Montenegrin society is facing. It was a very open and dynamic meeting", Vujovic pointed out.Vujovic was the only representative of
14. Sep. 2021 Read more
Critics of the current regime are exposed to discrimination, inti...
Zlatko Vujović, President of the Governing Board of the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI), says that critics of the current regime are exposed to discrimination, intimidation and stigmatization. "The government may have changed, but its behavior has remained the same. CeMI goes on regardless of the pressures we are exposed to", Vujović told "Vijesti".He said they were disappointed with the attitude of the ruling parliamentary majority, which unanimously prevented them from being an assoc
09. Jun. 2021 Read more
10 per cent of voters in Herceg Novi with foreign residence
A total of 2,691 voters with residence in foreign countries have been registered in the Herceg Novi electoral roll, which represents more than 10% of the electorate of this municipality, the research carried out by CEMI demonstrate.CeMI filed on 18 March a request to the Ministry of Interior to be granted access to the electoral roll, but, since the electoral roll for the forthcoming elections in Herceg Novi will not be final until ten days before the elections, they were granted access to
13. Apr. 2021 Read more
The rule of law, strong institutions and good legislation are the...
The rule of law, strong institutions and good legislation is the foundation for adequate and humane management of migration, and in Montenegro half of the citizens have a neutral stance on the increasing number of migrants who enter the country, and two-thirds of them are not sure that the state is able to adequately take care of migrants. This was announced at the conference " Migration, Human Rights and Social Inclusion ", which was organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research ( CE
02. Apr. 2021 Read more
An exhibition of art works and drawings by children from the Rece...
An exhibition of art works and drawings by children from the Center for Admission in Spuz was organized by the Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) within the project "Society without Prejudice: Solidarity to Equality and Inclusion", which was held at the National Library. Radosav Ljumovic ".The Executive Director of CeMI, Teodora Gilic, said that with the project we wanted to try to point out the contribution that migrants can give to our communities, as well as to influence the reduction
02. Apr. 2021 Read more
The election campaign in Niksic was marked by tension, pressure a...
The voting process during election day in Niksic was conducted in accordance with domestic legislation and in addition to the challenges posed by pressure on the work of polling stations, verbal conflicts between their members at polling stations, as well as in their immediate vicinity.The election campaign was marked by strong tension, cases of violence, widespread disrespect for epidemiological measures, violation of election silence, participation of foreign actors from the Republic of Serbia
16. Mar. 2021 Read more