Implementation of the National Anti-corruption Strategy in the Republic of Serbia forthe Period 2013 – 2018 and the Action Plan – Alternative Report for 2013 and 2014

December 23, 2014

Donor: Anti-corruption Agency of the Republic of Serbia, with the funds provided by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade

Duration: September 2014 – January 2015

Overall project objective: To assess whether the implementation of activities envisaged in the Action Plan is actually in accordance with the purpose for which they were adopted – that is to assess the compliance of implementation with the spirit and the purpose of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy.

Out of the box

August 25, 2014

Donator: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia

Duration: December 2013 – February 2015

Partners: Belgrade centre for Human Rights, Lawyers’ Committee for Human Rights (YUCOM), ApsArt Centre, Media centre Beta (MBC) 

The project ‘Out of the Box’ provided young people from different parts of Serbia with an opportunity to connect and learn through friendship, joint projects, and exchanges of ideas and visions. The Offices for Youth, and their coordinators and assistants are an important and unique partner for the promotion of youth policy and youth living in Serbia. (more…)

Active Youth for Active Minority Councils

Donor: Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Serbia

Duration: May 2014- May 2015

Partners: Urban-In and Belgrade Centre for Human Rights

The overall objective of this project is to contribute increasing youth participation and influence in the decision making process and work of National Minority Councils to ensure better fulfilment of minority rights. The common problem for all the Minority Councils is low level of youth participation in work and promotion of Councils importance for integration in Serbian society. (more…)

Transparent Work of the Judicial Authorities – Starting Point for Addressing the Problem of Overcrowding in the Penitentiaries

August 18, 2014

Donor: Open Society Foundations via the Hungarian Helsinki Committee
Duration: June – December 2013

transparentnostExcessive resort to pre-trial detention (PTD) continues to be a serious problem throughout the Central Eastern Europe and the practice of PTD in most countries of the region seems to be contrary to the standards and case law of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and other international standards on the realisation and protection of human rights of persons deprived of liberty. (more…)