Let’s stop the pandemic together!

Belgrade Center for Human Rights has prepared educational leaflets „Let’s Stop the Pandemic Together“. The leaflets are informative in nature and aim to inform on the COVID-19 disease prevention measures in a simple and accessible way. In addition to Serbian, the leaflets are also available in English, Arabic and Persian thanks to support from the […]

The rights and health of refugees, migrants and stateless must be protected in COVID-19 response – OHCHR, IOM, UNHCR and WHO joint press release

Geneva, 31 March 2020 In the face of the COVID-19 crisis, we are all vulnerable. The virus has shown that it does not discriminate – but many refugees, those forcibly displaced, the stateless and migrants are at heightened risk. Three-quarters of the world’s refugees and many migrants are hosted in developing regions where health systems […]

Restricting the movement of asylum seekers during the state of emergency and coronavirus pandemic

Decision of the Government of the Republic of Serbia on temporary restriction of movement of asylum seekers and irregular migrants accommodated in asylum centers and reception centers in the Republic of Serbia (Official Gazette 32/2020) regulates the issue of the work of asylum centers and reception centers during the duration of the coronavirus pandemic (SARS- […]

World gathering on refugees opens in Geneva after ‘decade of displacement’

A three-day global gathering aimed at transforming the way the world responds to refugee situations starts today in Geneva, Switzerland. The first-ever Global Refugee Forum brings together refugees, heads of state and government, UN leaders, international institutions, development organizations, business leaders and civil society representatives, among others, at the Palais des Nations, the home of […]

Centre in the Council of Europe conference – Regional Collaboration on Migration and Asylum: Key Challenges and Good Practices

Belgrade Centre for Human Rights participated in the Council of Europe Conference in Sarajevo, 14.11.2019 on regional cooperation in the field of migration and asylum. A representative of the Centre participated in a panel on the role of international organisations and civil society organisations sharing the experience of the Centre, which as a partner of […]

The BCHR team has participated at the Annual General Conference of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE)

The BCHR team has participated at the Annual General Conference of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE) organised together with the UNHCR-NGO Europe. Consultations were held on 23-24 October 2019 in Brussels. Workshops held during the consultations focused on integration, current situation in the Mediterranean, rise of the extreme right and the change of narrative on migration […]

Regional meeting of CSOs from South-Eastern Europe

Belgrade Centre for Human Right participated at the second regional meeting of CSOs from South-Eastern Europe on 27-28 June in Ohrid organised by MYLA (Macedonian Young Lawyers Association). Participants presented current situation in their countries regarding state asylum system, irregular migration, police conduct in the border zones, integration system etc. Additionally, members of organisations present […]

BCHR at “Migration – International Legal Regulation” conference in Slovenia

From 27 to 29 July we’ve been in Portoroz, Slovenia, on a regional conference “Migration – International Legal Regulation” in organization of International Law Association of Slovenia. The general theme of the conference was migration and international refugee law, and it was an ideal forum for discussing challenging questions of both public international law and […]