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Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms (Ombudsman)

October 19th 2015

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Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro (Ombudsman) is an independent and autonomous institutions entrusted with protecting and promoting human righst and freedoms when these have been violated by means of an enactment, act or failure to act on the part of the state authorities, local self-government authorities, public services and other holders of public powers. In addition to this function, the mission of the Ombudsman also includes awareness raising regarding the importance of the rule of law and consistent protection of human rights and freedoms and in general terms, bringing about legal certainty, lawful and impartial work of the state authorities before which citizens exercise their rights, freedoms, duties and legal interests.
In the field of anti-discrimination the institution undertakes measures and actions to eliminate discrimination, keeping separate records of submitted complaints and suits, collects and analyses case-law on discrimination, undertaking activities for promotion of equality and raising awareness of society and its actors on specific appearances of discrimination, etc.

Contact details:

Postal address: Svetlane Kane Radević 3, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro

Telephone: +381 20 241642

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