Projects

Support to Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the Republic of Serbia

Donor: UNHCR Office in Serbia

Duration: January 2017 – December 2017

With support of the UNHCR Office in Serbia, Belgrade Centre for Human Rights will continue to provide free professional legal assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in Serbia.

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Promoting Accountable and Professional Reporting on Issues of Rights of Migrants and Refugees

Donor: OXFAM Italia

Duration: January – May 2017

The project will support building capacity of young professionals, media and general public to influence and contribute to the establishment of accessible, transparent and effective democratic systems that support the democratic application and enforcement of the rule of law, which is sensitive to issues of human rights of migrants and refugees. (more…)

Constitutional Position of Prosecution Service – Analysis and Proposals for Amendments

Donor: OSCE Mission to Serbia

Duration: June 2016 – December 2016

The aim of the project was to prepare an analysis of constitutional provisions regulating the position of the prosecution service in the Republic of Serbia with recommendations aimed at improving its position and independence in the new Constitution of the Republic of Serbia.

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Making a Difference for Refugee Children in Europe

Donor: International Rescue Committee / DFID UK Aid

Duration: July 2016 – June 2017

The overall objective of this project was the protection of unaccompanied or separated migrant and refugee children in Serbia, primarily through the provision of legal assistance and information about the asylum system and child rights in Serbia, as well as through the collection of information that are essential for finding safer, legal paths to reconnect with their families’ members or finding other forms of durable solutions.

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Migrant and Refugee Crisis in Western Balkan Countries

Donor: OXFAM Italia and UN Women

Duration: August 2016 – October 2016

Within this project the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights conducted a research on the position of women and girls refugees and migrants following the closure of so-called Balkan refugee route in March 2016, whose main points were presented on two round tables in Belgrade and Subotica. Belgrade Centre also prepared and published legal analysis of Asylum Act from gender perspective. The publication was presented on round table in Human Rights House, which was attended by civil society organizations dealing with rights of women and protection of refugees.

 

Protection Response in Dimitrovgrad

Donor: International Rescue Committee and Open Society Foundations

Duration: February 2016 – August 2016

The aim of this six-months long project was to provide consistent protection monitoring and a referral mechanism in the area where this was not available. The BCHR worked on achieving improvement in three main areas – the coordination of IRC partners in protection issues in Dimitrovgrad, building a referral mechanism, and strengthening local capacities. (more…)