ENG
 / 

Fighting discrimination and building a culture of tolerance through dialogue, legal reform and active monitoring of discriminatory practice

Grantee: Centre for Advanced Legal Studies
Project Partners: The AIRE Centre, UK
Regional Centre for Minorities, RS
Association of Students with Disabilities, RS
Centre for Promotion of LGBTIQ Human Rights, RS
Lesbian Human Rights Organization, RS

Project Description:

This project will work in Belgrade, Novi Sad, Vršac, Šabac, Kragujevac, Novi Pazar, Niš, Negotin, Pirot, and Vranje aiming at creation of a more tolerant and fair society. The emphasis of the project are improvements of the legislation related to same-sex civil registration, legal status of trans-gender and trans-sexual persons and legal capacity of mentally disabled individuals.

Apart for drafting legislative inputs, project will organize series of public events throughout the country, with the single aim to promote the culture of tolerance and non-violence. A documentary on the events will be broadcasted on local TV stations.

Field-research on discriminatory practice will be implemented by establishing a network of rapid-intervention research units, which would perform fact-finding missions in regards to cases of discrimination and generate public interest.

….. Special emphasis will be given to the improvements of the legislation related to completely unregulated or ill-regulated questions of same-sex civil registration, legal status of trans-gender and trans-sexual persons, as well as of the legal capacity of mentally disabled individuals to exercise their rights and freedoms in more autonomous ways. A set of legal standards on these topics would be formulated in accordance to the best practice of EU countries……

More info available at: www.cups.rs