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Media in times of crisis: Problems piling up, solutions a long way of

The situation in the Montenegrin media landscape has been further aggravated by a health crisis and political and religious turmoil. According to international experts, media freedoms in Montenegro... >>>
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No improvement in government openness, urgent action needed

The Montenegrin government has not improved its openness and transparency in the first 200 days of its mandate. The data used in drafting this year's Government Openness Index indicate that key... >>>
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Antisemitic discourse in Western Balkans

IRI has published a new research study: Antisemitic Discourse in the Western Balkans. CDT was one of the authors of this research study. IRI’s Beacon Project adapted methodologies and tools used... >>>
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The Parliament must push the country towards the EU through dialogue

After a long period of stagnation, the Parliament of Montenegro was given the opportunity to better fulfill its part of the obligations required for our membership in the European Union (EU), but... >>>

Democratic institutions

For the integrity of institutions and civil society

Our activities in this program area help build up the rule of law based on integrity.

Our goal is to build independent institutions that guarantee democracy, with checks and balances among branches of government and a fair election process.

We advocate policies and mechanisms that guarantee democratic control of institutions and accountability of all participants in public life.

We are committed to building and preserving democratic institutions that rest on accountability, impartiality, independence, and openness.

We are fighting for a public sector where the public interest comes before the private one.

We contribute to building an active, dynamic, and credible civil society governed by values of Western democracies.

Democratic institutions
Democratic society

Democratic society

For a resilient and safe community

Our activities in this program area vouch for our commitment to building and preserving the democratic values of a society based on freedom, justice and equality.

Our programs and projects are aimed at counteracting harmful external influences and media manipulations.

We stand against influences and activities that aim to undermine the fundamental principles of a civic state and society.

We advocate policies that bring Montenegro closer to Western democracies. We investigate and analyze the adverse foreign economic and political influences.

We fight against fake news, propaganda and anti-democratic narratives.

We work to promote intercultural dialogue. We nurture the memory of the anti-fascist past and its values.

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