CEMI - Centar za monitoring i istraživanje
19. May. 2024 Read more
15. May. 2024 Read more
A Three-Day Seminar ‘Implementation of the Law on Free of Access...
We successfully organized a three-day seminar on the topic of 'Implementation of the Law on Free of Access to Information', which took place at the Bianca Resort & Spa in Kolasin from May 10th to 12th. The seminar brought together experts, practitioners, and interested citizens to discuss the key challenges in implementing this law.The instructors at the seminar were lawyer Milena Nikezic and civil activist Dina Bajramspahic. Over the course of three days, participants had the opportunity to
13. May. 2024 Read more
Three-Day Training 'Project and Financial Management’
The Center for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) successfully organized a three-day training on the topic of "Project and Financial Management," which was held on April 17, 18, and 19 at Hotel Bianca in Kolasin.The aim of the training was to equip participants with the skills for efficient project management and financial resource management, with assistance from experienced lecturer Goran Djurovic.The training covered key aspects of project management, such as project implementation planning, deve
19. Apr. 2024 Read more
We provide free legal assistance in the process of filing request...
🔍📃Do you need legal support in the process of requesting access to information? Our team of lawyers is at your disposal to provide you with expert assistance and advice through our free legal aid service. Whether you are facing obstacles or want to ensure that your request is successfully processed, we are here to help you.💼💬The service is specifically aimed at supporting individuals who are not familiar with the legislation or encounter obstacles in exercising their rights.Free legal support al
16. Apr. 2024 Read more
In Montenegro, there is a strong political will for electoral ref...
In Montenegro, there is a high degree of political will for electoral reform to take place, and the priority of the Committee on Comprehensive Electoral Reform should be the issues of arranging the voter list, professionalizing and depoliticizing the State Election Commission (SEC) and the position of the president of the municipal election commission.This was announced at our conference "Perspectives and Strategies for Achieving Electoral Reform in Montenegro", supported by the British Embassy
27. Mar. 2024 Read more
We need to work on building citizens' trust in the electoral proc...
The electoral reform process should be opened to the public and the emphasis should be placed on building citizens' trust in the electoral process, given the relatively low rating of election integrity, which is 2.9 out of 5, and voter distrust.This was announced at the press conference on the occasion of the presentation of research findings within the Montenegrin National Election Study (MNES), within the project financed by the British Embassy Podgorica.The President of the Governing Board, C
25. Mar. 2024 Read more
Job Vacancy: Trial Monitor
NGO Centre for Monitoring and Research, CeMI from Podgorica, in cooperation with NGO Centre for Civic Freedoms CEGAS and NGO Centre for Investigative Journalism of Montenegro CIN CG, is implementing a project entitled "Support to EU Integration of Montenegro - for an Independent and Professional Judiciary as a Key Prerequisite" EuropeAid/176851/DD/ACT/ME, funded by the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, through the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights Program for Monte
25. Mar. 2024 Read more
The reaction of the "EQUALLY" coalition to RTCG's reporting on th...
The coalition of non-governmental organizations "Equally" expresses its concern about the uncritical and unbalanced reporting of the RTCG public service on the Law on legal recognition of gender identity based on self-determination, whereby RTCG violates Article 9 of the Law on the National Public Broadcaster Radio and Television of Montenegro, which guarantees compliance with professional standards. Among other things, these standards include: strengthening of social cohesion, balanced reportin
20. Mar. 2024 Read more
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