Panel discussion – Discrimination on multiple grounds


GOVERNMENT OF MONTENEGRO

Tomaševića street bb (Human Resources Management Authority)

Podgorica, Montenegro
April 4, 2012

Implementation of CoE Recommendation CM/Rec(2010)5 of The Committee of Ministers to member  
states on measures to combat discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity

On March 31, 2010, the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers adopted a series of recommendations to member states on measures to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. The recommendations cover a broad range of matters including hate crimes, employment discrimination and respect for family life. This panel will examine the content of these recommendations and the steps that have been taken, and that still need to be taken to fulfill these recommendations. Special focus will be given to address the concept of discrimination on mu-ltiple grounds.

Working language
The working languages of this event are Montenegrin and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided Jovana

Agenda

9:30-9:45 a.m. Background Introductions

Sabahudin Delić, Deputy Minister for Human and Minority Rights, Montenegro
H.E. Catherine (Kate) Knight-Sands, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Montenegro
Doc. Dr. iur. Jovan Kojičić, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Montenegro on  Human Rights and Protection against Discrimination  

9:45-10:15 a.m. Special Speech

Discrimination on multiple grounds presented by

Professor Darren Rosenblum, Pace Law School, NewYork, United States, Member of  the Council of the International Academic Conference Justice in the Balkans: Equality  for Sexual Minorities

10.15-10.45 a.m.  Questions And Answers

Moderated by Blanka Radošević-Marović, Deputy Minister for Human Rights, Montenegro

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