Projects

Engaging young people in the process of research and changing of gender roles and patterns in Sandžak region

Donor: Canada Fund for Local Initiatives

Duration: August 2017 – February 2018

The primary issue this project seeks to address is fighting gender inequality and discrimination of women in Sandžak region in Serbia, specifically in Novi Pazar, Prijepolje and Sjenica. In these towns, the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights will organize trainings for 60 young people on the issues of discrimination of women, how to advocate for women’s rights and how to establish an effective dialogue with decision makers in the domain of gender equality. (more…)

Providing free legal aid to asylum seekers and refugees in Serbia

Donor: EU (Divac Fondacija)

Duration: June 2017 – December 2018

The goal of this project is to increase capacities of the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) to deal with refugee and asylum issues in Serbia. The BCHR has been providing free legal aid to asylum seekers and monitoring the work of institutions responsible for the asylum system in Serbia for the last five years. (more…)

INCLUSION (LIVE)

Donor: Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Serbia

Duration: June 2017 – January 2018

Belgrade Centre for Human Rights in cooperation with National Association of Youth Offices, National Association of Youth Work Practitioners and National Youth Council of Serbia implements a pilot project INCLUSION (LIVE) in six local communities – Bečej, Pančevo, Beograd, Kragujevac, Niš and Novi Pazar. (more…)

My city, my rights – human rights and rule of law schools for young people

Donor: OSCE

Duration: April 2017 – November 2017

Within this project the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) will organize human rights and the rule of law schools for young people in five cities in Serbia. (more…)

Protection Response in Eastern Serbia

Donor: International Rescue Committee

Duration: March 2017 – February 2018

The aim of the project was to provide consistent protection monitoring and a referral mechanism in Eastern Serbia. The Belgrade Centre for Human Rights will work on achieving improvement in several areas – providing legal information to refugees on asylum procedure and their rights in Serbia, direct humanitarian provision to most vulnerable groups, strengthening a referral mechanism and the capacities of local organizations. (more…)

Support to refugees and asylum seekers in the Republic of Serbia

DonorUNHCR

Duration: January 2017 – December 2017

With support of the UNHCR Office in Belgrade, Belgrade Centre for Human Rights will continue to provide free professional legal assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia. Despite the fact that the Asylum Act prescribes the right to free legal aid in the asylum procedure, which is not provided by the state. Thus specialized non-governmental organisation took over the role of providing legal counseling and necessary information as a prerequisite for enjoying  rights of refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia guaranteed by the Asylum Act.

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