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15.06.2016.

Response of the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights to unfounded and inappropriate accusations of LGBT Forum Progress

Ministry for Human and Minority Rights has got a long-term, open, direct and high-quality communication and cooperation with LGBT Forum Progress, and there were no reasons for this NGO to come forward in public with unverified information and inappropriate remarks to the minister Numanovic, who has always had a lot of understanding and respect to all non-governmental organizations, together with readiness for cooperation through institutional and legal framework.

05.06.2016.

Heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

Heartfelt congratulations on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan

On the occasion of the Holy month of Ramadan, on behalf of the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights, I would like to submit many heartfelt congratulations to Reis of the Islamic Community of Montenegro, all employees and believers of Islamic community in Montenegro, deeply convinced that fasting the month of Ramadan will bring spiritual peace, love and tolerance.

18.05.2016.

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, 17 May

The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, 17 May

Today the world marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. On this day back in 1990, the World Health Organization has made a decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder. This has ended one hundred year duration of "medical" homophobia. The decision mentined has become historic, and as of 2014, 17 May is celebrated as the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

17.05.2016.

Press release concerning the savage beating of a member of Roma community

Regarding the video put on the social networks of a savage beating of a member of Roma community by two men, the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights reacts with the following press release: Ministry for Human and Minority Rights condemns most fiercely this violent act and urgently asks authorities to prosecute culprits of this incident.

23.03.2016.

Minister Numanovic is paying a visit to the Municipality of Mojkovac

Minister Numanovic is paying a visit to the Municipality of Mojkovac

Minister for Human and Minority Rights has visited today Municipality of Mojkovac together with H.E. Serhat Galip Ambassador of Turkey in Montenegro and TIKA coordinator in Montenegro Mustafa Jazidji.

14.02.2016.

Podgorica dances for combating violence against women

Podgorica dances for combating violence against women

Podgorica has been a part of the global campaign”Billion rises” today. The campaign has been designed to support women, violence victims and it has been launched fifteen years ago by an American feminist, activist, playwright and novel writer Iv Ensler, who organized the action V-day.

23.01.2016.

The hardest working pupils this year again at Ivanova korita

The hardest working pupils this year again at Ivanova korita

Following the good practices with the aim of more successful integration of the Roma and Egyptian community into all the aspects of our society, Ministry for Human and Minority Rights has organized a week on the Ivanova korita on Lovcen mountain for 25 pupils from the senior grades of elementary schools in Podgorica, Niksic and Herceg Novi.

12.01.2016.

Condemnation of the attack on executive director of the NGO "LGBT Forum Progress" Stevan Milivojevic

Condemnation of the attack on executive director of the NGO "LGBT Forum Progress" Stevan Milivojevic

Ministry for Human and Minority Rights condemns most fiercely the physical and verbal attack on the executive director of the NGO “LGBT Forum Progress”, Stevan Milivijevic, who was attacked yesterday. Incidents motivated with prejudices and sence of violence are often targeted towards LGBT persons, and a special attention is payed towards activists for LGBTI rights, who advocate better visibility of this community.

11.12.2015.

Round table "Roma in Montenegro, Montenegro in Europe"

Round table "Roma in Montenegro, Montenegro in Europe"

Ministry for Human and Minority Rights organized earlier today, in the Municipality of Bijelo Polje, round table: "Roma in Montenegro Montenegro in Europe". The aim of this round table was to inform young population and members of vulnerable social categories in the society on the human rights of the most marginalized group, the Roma.

13.10.2015.

Round table: “Women’s economic empowerment and their role in the society in the process of EU integration"

Ministry for Human and Minority Rights organised earlier today, in the library of the Gymnasium “Slobodan Škerović”, round table: “Women’s economic empowerment and their role in the society in the process of EU integration".