Asylum

Meeting in Skopje:’Regional Support to the Marginalised Communities’

As the UNHCR’s implementing partner of the project ‘Regional Support to the Marginalised Communities’, ‘Vaša prava Bosnia and Herzegovina’ attended a regional meeting in Skopje on 27 and 28 January 2011.  In addition to UNHCR and ‘Vaša prava Bosnia and Herzegovina’, the meeting also gathered the representatives from Praxis (Serbia), CRP/K (Kosovo), Pravni centar (Montenegro), MYLA (Macedonia), as well as Human Rights Ombudsman (Croatia).

After the brief introduction and presentation about the results accomplished last year, the representatives of the above non-governmental organisations emphasized a necessity to amend the applicable Regional Memorandum on Understanding signed in 2009 under the sections pertaining to continuation of the regional cooperation and objectives to be achieved, when the participants reached an agreement about the nature of its amendments.Read More »Meeting in Skopje:’Regional Support to the Marginalised Communities’

Human Security and Migration Litigation Workshop

England, London, 27th and 28th January 2011. Organized by the INTERIGHTS, this workshop gathered lawyers and human rights activists, NGO representatives, from Central and Eastern Europe, the Baltic States and the Caucasus, to discuss the vulnerabilities of migrants to a wide range of human rights abuses. The workshop has dedicated special attention to a) facilitating cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences between local lawyers; b) achieving a better understanding of the nature and scale of violations occurring in this context; c) examining legal strategies to address those violations; d) increasing the capacity of participating lawyers and NGOs to litigate abuses of human rights; etc.

From Bosnia and Herzegovina, Association “Vasa prava BiH” had its representative to take part in this interesting and capacity building workshop.Read More »Human Security and Migration Litigation Workshop