News and Press Releases

Slobodan Jovanović: winner of the 2013 Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Award for Human Rights Defenders.

20/06/2013

The Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Fund is proud to announce Slobodan Jovanović is the winner of the 2013 Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Award for Human Rights Defenders.


Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Human Rights Defender Award 2013

21/03/2013

Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Human Rights Defender Award 2013

The Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Fund is now inviting nominations for the 2013 Biljana Kovaceviv-Vuco Human Rights Defender Award.

This year the Award will focus regonising the efforts of unheralded human rights defenders: citizens that have taken action to promote and protect other people’s rights, who may or may not define themselves as human rights defenders (for example, directly intervening when people’s human rights have been violated).

Please send domination to office@bkvfond.org

Nominations should be received by Fund BKV by the close of May 2nd of 2013. The Award winner will be announced on May 21st.

 


Campaign Watch 2012 Newsletter No. 7 - Conclusions and recommendations

01/08/2012

Conclusions and Recomendations to Improve the Electoral Process

More than a decade after the end of the 1990s Balkan wars, the ousting of the undemocratic regime and begin of the process of democratic transition, the fourth multi-party elections were held in Serbia – this time local, provincial, parliamentary and presidential elections, simultaneously.

 

 


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BKV Award Short listed nominee, PRESS RELEASE

21/06/2012

Fond BKV is proud to announce the short listed nominees for the Biljana Kovačević-Vučo Award for Human Rights Defenders 2012

The Biljana Kovačević-Vučo Award for Human Rights Defenders was established in Memory of as Biljana Kovačević-Vučo as a fitting legacy of her courage and dignity and as a way to continue to promote human rights through her name.


Campaign Watch 2012 update

15/06/2012

No. 6

1. According to reports of foreign and domestic observers media coverage and findings of NGOs and election experts, the election process in Serbia was conducted without drastic breaches of applicable legal instruments and internationally accepted standards and principles. Notwithstanding complaints and accusations concerning irregularities in the voters' registry and election fraud was mentioned (but not substantiated), as well as the authorities' failure to establish the Supervisory Board (please see Campaign Watch 2012 Newsletter No. 4) there is general agreement that the local, provincial (Vojvodia), parliamentary and presidential elections can be assessed as demoacratic, free and fair.