Think tank

Youth Initiative for Human Rights

YIHR

Podgorica, Montenegro

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights is the regional network of nongovernmental organizations. YIHR – Montenegro was established in 2006 as the non-profit and nongovernmental organization, whose work is based on conviction that human rights and civil values represent the grounds of the open and progressive society to which we all strive. The mission of the Initiative is to contribute to development of such society in Montenegro and the Western Balkan region, through the cooperation network with its partner organizations. In its work, YIHR is devoted to protection of victims of violation of human rights, promotion of the rule of law, and promotion of democratic political culture. Their activities include: researching, monitoring and documenting human rights violations, providing free legal aid to victims of human rights violation and public representation in order to improve the position of victims, education and capacity building of target groups, especially socially active young people, through education programs, and regional cooperation.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.yihr.me/eng/

Address:
Confrence Centre, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Montenegro

Country:
Montenegro

Sub-region:
Southern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Montenegro
Operating languages
English , Montenegrin

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Network
Year founded
2006
Age (years)
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
 15
Montenegro average
 16
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Edina Hasanaga Čobaj
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Edina Hasanaga Čobaj (Executive Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
 4
Montenegro average
 7
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
 1%
Montenegro average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Social

Twitter
Followers (2021)
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
 94
Montenegro average
 1,146
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Youth Initiative for Human Rights
 50

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: ETH CSS Organizations and Resources Page Partners, Organisation´s website, Suggested by Multilateral Organisation experts
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