Election irregularities mainly caused by the abuse of public resources and unequal media representation in the campaign
Following its systematic observation of the elections in previous three years, CRTA developed 60 detailed recommendations for improvement of electoral conditions, also available on the gradjaninastrazi.rs website. At the conference, CRTA presented the recommendations which could influence improvements if addressed by the 2020 elections and which enjoy the greatest citizen support.
Union of Informed Citizens received the Democracy Defender Award for 2019
The Union of Informed Citizens (UIC), an Armenian civil society organization, received the OSCE Democracy Defender Award for 2019. The award ceremony took place on March 11 in Vienna, and was attended by CRTA Director Vukosava Crnjanski as a representative of the last year’s Democracy Defender Award recipient.
Letter to the Parliament: Proposed criteria for the election of a new Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection
Crta started the action “Hoću Poverenika, a ne poslušnika!” ("I want a Commissioner, not an obedient!") to draw attention to the fact that the process of electing the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection should be initiated and that the criteria of transparency, openness and integrity must be respected
“If not us, who? If not now, when?” – John F. Kennedy
Because politics is not just for politicians. It is our human and citizen right to participate in the processes of making decisions which influence our lives. A dialogue has no alternative.
Free and fair elections
Because elections are the pillars of democracy. It is every citizen’s right to decide on whom to give his/her vote in free and fair conditions. Our vote is valuable and it can make a difference.
Because institutions serve the citizens. We need strong institutions with integrity which protect the public interest.
Because media should ask questions and critically analyse the reality. We need the media which protect the public interest and tackle the needs of the citizens.
Parliamentary Insider for March 2019
Parliamentary Insider for March 2019 brings monthly analyses of the work of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, including law summaries and key novelties introduced by the adopted laws. A part of the opposition MPs carried on with their boycott in March as well, and in the Assembly Hall, the abuse of procedures and discussions on topics unrelated to the agenda continued. The agenda included two proposals from the opposition party League of Social Democrats of Vojvodina MPs.Download PDF
CRTA recommendations for improving the electoral conditions by 2020
In this document, we have mentioned only those recommendations that CRTA believes could be implemented by the time of 2020 elections, with the help of the political will and understanding between the relevant actors, as these recommendations realisation would be an essential start for systematic and complete improvement of election process quality.Download PDF
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