Strengthening Capacities of Civil Society Organisations to Take Over Trial Monitoring

August 17, 2015

Donor: OSCE Mission to Serbia funded by the European Union

Duration: August 2014 – May 2016

The project goal was to contribute to advancement of the rule of law in Serbia, particularly to its criminal justice system and accountability for war crimes, by evaluating adherence of national war crimes trials to international standards through building a sustainable national war crimes trial monitoring and information sharing mechanism. (more…)

Imprisonment as Ultima Ratio – An Absolute Nature of Prohibition of Ill-Treatment

July 28, 2015

Donor: Open Society Institute

Duration: July 2015 – June 2017

The overall objective of the project is wider use of alternative sanctions and alternatives to pre-trial detention, challenging the impunity for torture, inhuman and degrading treatments or punishments as well as creating the conditions that will lead to the reduction of torture, inhuman and degrading treatments and punishments and recidivism in prisons and detention units in Serbia. (more…)

Providing Free Legal Aid to Asylum Seekers in Serbia

March 17, 2015

Donor: UNHCR Office in Serbia

Duration: January 2015 – December 2015

In 2015, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights continued to implement its project of providing adequate legal assistance to asylum-seekers in Serbia. The project was supported by the UNHCR. The Belgrade Centre conducted regular visits to asylum centres in order to provide legal counsel and monitor the situation in the asylum centres as well as the asylum procedure as a whole. (more…)

Networking and Capacity Building for More Effective Migration Policy in Serbia – Pursuing Further Progress

Donor: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade

Duration of the project: December 2014 – December 2015

By reinforcing and developing the outcomes of the previous project cycle, this project worked from April 2013 until April 2015 to provide hands-on policy outputs for the most pressing issues in the areas of asylum and readmission in Serbia. The project was funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Belgrade and was implemented by three partner organizations: Group 484, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights and the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy. (more…)