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12.10.2018.

Pejovic: Affirmation of values protected by international legal standards is the priority goal of the Government of Montenegro

Pejovic: Affirmation of values protected by international legal standards is the priority goal of the Government of Montenegro Who are people that advocate human rights, in what context they live and work, what changes do they face were the key topics of the panel discussion at the Faculty of Law dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, which confirms the importance and legitimacy of human rights work and affirms that every human rights defender, regardless of the age, ethnicity, or social status...

05.10.2018.

Visible progress of Montenegro in the field of promoting LGBTI rights commended at the Ministerial meeting in Skopje

Visible progress of Montenegro in the field of promoting LGBTI rights  commended at the Ministerial meeting  in Skopje

Promoting LGBTI rights in the Western Balkans was the theme of the First Regional LGBTI Rights Conference that was organized today in Skopje. As part of the conference, a Ministerial meeting was attended by the Director General of the Directorate for Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms, Ms. Blanka Radosevic Marovic together with the Ministers of the Government of Macedonia, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina...

04.10.2018.

Montenegro hosts the 75th session of the Assembly of the European Students Union

Montenegro hosts the 75th session of the Assembly of the European Students Union

On the occasion of the forthcoming 75th session of the Assembly of the European Students Union in Montenegro, Minister for Human and Minority Rights Mehmed Zenka held a meeting with the representatives of the Montenegrin Parliamentary Commission on the occasion of selecting the Student Parliament of the University of Montenegro for hosting this important event. Minister underlined that this is the most important event in the field of protection and affirmation of student rights in Europe, which is of great importance to Montenegrin society and that the Government is fully committed to policies aimed at improving the perspective of the youth...

03.10.2018.

Zenka-Raičević: Highly praised contribution of the Jewish Community to Inter-Religious Synergy in Montenegro

Zenka-Raičević: Highly praised  contribution of the Jewish Community to Inter-Religious Synergy in Montenegro

The Jewish Community of Montenegro gives a great contribution to the overall inter-religious synergy in Montenegro and its importance in society is noted and highly appreciated stated Minister for Human and Minority Rights Mehmed Zenka at the meeting with the newly-appointed President of the Jewish Community Mr. Djordje Raičević...

27.09.2018.

Clear intention of continuing the pro-active policy of improving status and protecting the rights of minority people in Montenegro and the Republic of Croatia

Clear intention of  continuing the pro-active policy of improving status and protecting the rights of minority people in Montenegro and the Republic of Croatia

The third session of the Intergovernmental Mixed Committee for the Implementation of the Agreement between Montenegro and the Republic of Croatia on the Protection of the Rights of the Montenegrin Minority in the Republic of Croatia and the Croatian Minority in Montenegro was held in Podgorica, in Vila Gorica.

25.09.2018.

Education and Campaign on Combating Early Marriages, Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking ie in Berane

Education and Campaign on Combating Early  Marriages, Domestic Violence and Human  Trafficking ie in Berane

The Ministry for Human and Minority Rights, in partnership with the National Office for Fighting against Human Trafficking, Red Cross Berane and the NGO Center for Roma Initiatives, organized one-day education on the 25th of September in Berane regarding the topic of combating early marriages. Approximately 20 members of the Roma and Egyptian population attended the education...

23.07.2018.

A dignified commemoration for Mr. Alfandari

A dignified commemoration for Mr. Alfandari

A commemoration was held in Podgorica on the occasion of the death of Jasha Alfandari, founder and President of the Jewish Community of Montenegro. On behalf of the Montenegrin Government, Minister Zenka paid tribute to Alfandari for his contribution to the overall inter-religious synergy in Montenegro. Beside Minister Zenka, Minister of Culture Aleksandar Bogdanović attended by the commemoration as well.

17.07.2018.

ROMACTED - Program for good governance and empowerment of Roma and Egyptians at the local level

ROMACTED - Program for good governance and empowerment of Roma and Egyptians at the local level

At the presentation of ROMACTED Good Governance and Empowerment Program for Roma and Egyptians on a Local Level, a joint program of the European Union and the Council of Europe, the Director of the Directorate for the Advancement and Protection of Minority Populations and Other Minority National Communities Leon Gjokaj spoke address on behalf of the Ministry for Human nad Minority Rights.

11.07.2018.

The OSCE Mission and the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights continue to improve gender equality policy at the local level

The OSCE Mission and the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights continue to improve gender equality policy at the local level

The OSCE Mission and the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights continue to improve gender equality policy at the local level. The OSCE Mission and the Ministry for Human Rights and Minority Rights continue to improve gender equality policy at the local level as it was noted at the Local Level Coordinator's Network meeting. At the meeting activities in the area of ​​gender equality at the local level were presented as well as those whose implementation is ongoing.

29.06.2018.

Director General Filipovic attended the Holy Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Cathedral

Director General Filipovic attended the Holy Mass at St. Peter the Apostle Cathedral

On the occasion of the celebration of St. Peter the Apostle, a Holy Mass was held in the cathedral in Bar by Cardinal Pjetro Parolin, State Secretary of the Holy Chair. Žana Filipović, Director General of the Directorate for Relations with Religious Communities was present at the invitation to the Bar Archbishop Rok Djonlleshaj from the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights.