Tag: freedom of assembly

Police MOI KS: “Training on Freedom of Assembly is Another Step Towards Raising the Level of Knowledge and Professionalism”

Sarajevo Open Centre, with the financial support of the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the OSCE in Vienna, and co-operation with the OSCE Mission to BiH on 24 and 25 June 2019, held a two-day training for police officers of the Sarajevo Canton Ministry of the Interior called “Freedom of assembly: international standards and national legislation, practices of countries in the region and experiences from BiH”

SOC filed a submission to the UN Committee Against Torture about hate crimes against LGBTI persons and activists in Bosnia and Herzegovina

UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) is currently doing review of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s fullfilment of obligations that derive from the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment.
On that occasion, Sarajevo Open Centre today participates in the meeting of non-governmental organisations from Bosnia and Herzegovina with the experts of this Committee, which is organised by the World Organisation Against Torture). During this meeting, NGOs will present their observations of the key issues in BiH, and provide the experts with information they will use during the 62nd Committee’s session and meeting with the representatives of BiH institutions.

BiH Ombudsman Institution confirmed – the right to freedom of assembly of LGBTI persons violated

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Ombudsman for Human Rights Institution, after consideration of Sarajevo Open Centre’s appeal, issued the recommendation by which it stated that the Canton Sarajevo Ministry of Transport (MoT) violated the right to freedom of peaceful assembly, and by its passivity and silence of the administration it disabled the holding of the protest march against violence over LGBTI persons that was planned for 13 May 2017.

Regional workshop on human rights of LGBT persons, 17-19 June 2013, Belgrade

A regional workshop, organised by the People 2 People programme of the European Commission in collaboration with the Office for Human and Minority Rights of Serbia and ILGA Europe will take place in Belgrade from 17th until 19th June, 2013. Working languages of the workshop will be: English, Serbian, Turkish and Albanian. The P2P Programme … Continued