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5. December 2019.

The Open Society Foundation, Serbia and the Nis Human Rights Committee launched a public call for Judicial Reform Monitoring training.

The call for applications is open until December 8, 2019.

The training is an integral part of the project "Strengthening the Capacity for the Rule of Law - South Serbia", which is implemented in the territory of South Serbia and of the following cities: Nis, Leskovac, Vranje and Pirot.

The main objective of the training is to improve the existing and build new capacities for monitoring and getting engaged in the area of the rule of law, with a particular focus on judicial reform.

Eligible to apply for the call are students of the final years of the Faculties of Law and Journalism (communication science), journalists, activists of civil society organizations, judicial, prosecutorial and lawyer trainees and assistants from the cities in South Serbia, or from the cities in Nis, Pcinj and Jablanica Districts. Priority will be given to the applicants who are under the age of 30. The number of training beneficiaries is limited and only those invited to the interview will be short-listed.

The training will start on January 16, 2020 and will last for three months. The lectures will be organized once a week – on Thursdays between 5 pm and 7.30 pm, on the premises of the Nis Human Rights Committee at the Kalca Trade and Business Center. A total of 16 lectures will be held. The training is free of charge and the training beneficiaries who are not from Nis will be reimbursed for travel expenses in the amount of a return bus ticket or fuel bill.

Further information on the training can be obtained by sending an e-mail to  or by dialing the following numbers: 018/526 232 and 069/4466982.

More detailed information on the program itself and on how to apply is available on  the website of the Nis Human Rights Committee (

Source: Nis Human Rights Committee and Coordination Body