Human Rights


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. Everyone is entitled to all rights and freedoms, without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, color, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status.

CEDEM has been conducting activities in this area since its establishment in 1999, organizing many training seminars and workshops in order to strengthen protection for human rights in Montenegro. Its training programs are designed for different society actors, such as civil servants, civil society activists, students, etc. CEDEM made the first draft of the Anti-discrimination Law in 2005, which was followed by many educational programs in this area. 




coverThe booklet "Being a woman in the Balkans" is the final product of the project "Women for Economy," and a collection of ten essays, which contain individual views and experiences of young people from the Western Balkans, about barriers which women face in employment and advancement in their careers. Conference “Women Perspectives in the Labor Market in the Balkans”, in which the publication is presented, was held on 1 March 2013 in Prishtina.

StrazburKONFIn the organization of the Council of Europe and the European Commission, a Conference: Poverty and Inequality in Societies of Human Rights: the paradox of democracies – Proposals for an Inclusive Society was held in Strasbourg from 21/23 February. The Conference represents a part of the wider project: Human Rights of People Experiencing Poverty.

genderCentre for Democracy and Human Rights (CEDEM) announces a call for attendees of the 1st generation of SCHOOL - GENDER AND SECURITY SECTOR REFORM. The aim of the school is to raise awareness and improving knowledge of young people about the position and participation of women in the security sector.

romainclusionWithin the project Roma Inclusion in Europe - Good practice in Montenegro, CEDEM prepared the publication which aims at encouraging and promoting the examples of good practice in Roma inclusion at the local level. The publication has been prepared with the support of the Open Society Foundations from Budapest, through Mayors Making the Most on EU funds for Roma Program (MERI).