„Support to implementation of anti-discrimination legislation and Mediation in Serbia“

O P E N      F O R U M

Niš, Novi Sad, Novi Pazar, Valjevo, Bujanovac, Negotin

Project description

The realization of the six information seminars, presentations of the prohibition of discrimination, information about modern anti-discrimination legal framework as well as information on the concept and possibilities of application of ADR techniques in cases of discrimination.

The geographical area covered by the activities

The project was implemented at the national level in the following cities: Novi Sad, Valjevo, Nis, Negotin, Novi Pazar, and July 20, will be held the final seminar in Bujanovac.

Target groups

Local public officials, representatives of nongovernmental organizations, organizations of persons with disabilities and representatives of persons with disabilities and other discriminated groups, legal experts, judges, prosecutors, lawyers, local government representatives, journalists in six cities.

Purpose of the project

Connecting and establishment of mutual cooperation of key actors and institutions at the local level in six cities in Serbia and the practical use of the law against discrimination which leads to greater synergy of governmental and non-governmental sectors in order to adequate care and satisfaction of victims of discrimination.

Media component of project

As part of the project realization there was scheduled a purchase of terms on the local TV stations and recordings of special TV programs about the activities carried out by Network CHRIS. In the TV show was presented the Law on the prohibition of discrimination, informed the public about modern anti-discrimination legal frameworks, techniques and possibilities of implementing ADR in cases of discrimination. Project was also promoted.

Achieved results

Seminars were organized in five cities in Serbia: The Negotin, Novi Sad, Nis, Novi Pazar and Valjevo.

The total number of participants in previous seminars: 114

Appearing in the media: recorded a 5 TV shows (more than 150 minutes of the program), and broadcasted more than 10 TV reports on the activities in information programs of media.

Seminar in Negotin:


Place of implementation activities:
• first seminar was organized in Negotin the premises of Resource Center Negotin.
Date of implementation of activities:
• april 01, 2010.
Number of participants:
• 32 participants from 22 organizations and institutions
Material that was used during the activity:
• Law on the Prohibition of discrimination
• Power point presentation
• Manual "Perspectives of application of alternative techniques of conflict resolution in cases of discrimination in Serbia"
Appearing in the media:
• Open Forum program aired on TV plus the Sesame Negotin
Lecturer:
• Goran Miletić

Seminar in Negotin organized in collaboration with the NGO Kokoro Bor

Seminar in Novi Sad:


Place of implementation activities:
• second seminar was organized in Novi Sad in the premises of CA "... The Circle" Novi Sad
Date of implementation of activities:
• april 09, 2010.
Number of participants:
• 14 participants from 11 organizations and institutions
Material that was used during the activity:
• Law on the Prohibition of discrimination
• Power point presentation
• Manual "Perspectives of application of alternative techniques of conflict resolution in cases of discrimination in Serbia"
• Film
Appearing in the media:
• Open Forum program was aired on TV Apolo, Novi Sad
Lecturer:
• Blažo Nedić

Seminar in Novi Sad is organized in cooperation with the NGO "... The Circle"

Seminar in Nis:


Place of implementation activities:
• third seminar was organized in Nis in the lobby of City Hall


Date of implementation of activities:
• may 27, 2010.
Number of participants:
• 33 participants from 27 organizations / institutions

Material that was used during the activity:
• Law on the Prohibition of discrimination
• Power point presentation
• Manual "Perspectives of application of alternative techniques of conflict resolution in cases of discrimination in Serbia"
• Film
Appearing in the media:
• Open Forum program was aired on RTV5 from Nis
Lecturer:
• Blažo Nedić

Seminar in Nis was organized in cooperation with NGOs Center for Advanced Legal Studies from Belgrade CUPS

Seminar in Novi Pazar:


Place of implementation activities:
• The fourth seminar was organized in Novi Pazar in the Hotel Atlas:
Date of implementation of activities:
• Jun 24, 2010.
Number of participants:
• 22 participants from 18 organizations / institutions
Material that was used during the activity:
• Law on the Prohibition of discriminatione
• Power point presentation
• Manual "Perspectives of application of alternative techniques of conflict resolution in cases of discrimination in Serbia"
Appearing in the media:
• Open Forum program was aired on RTV Unity Novi Pazar
Lecturers:
• Goran Miletić
• Blažo Nedić

Seminar in Valjevo:


Place of implementation activities:
• The fifth seminar was held in Valjevo in the Grand Hotel
Date of implementation of activities:
• Jul 01, 2010.
Number of participants:
• 18 participants from 16 organizations / institutions
Material that was used during the activity:
• Law on the Prohibition of discrimination
• Power point presentation
• Manual "Perspectives of application of alternative techniques of conflict resolution in cases of discrimination in Serbia"
Appearing in the media:
• Open Forum program was aired on RTV Mars from Valjevo
Lecturers:
• Goran Miletić
• Blažo Nedić

Special thanks CHRIS Network Committee wants to make to lecturers Goran Miletic and Blazi Nedic, and partner organizations: NGO "Kokoro" Bor, CA "... The Circle" Belgrade and Center for Advanced Legal Studies CUPS "from Belgrade.


Copyright, Committee for human rights Negotin

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