The Regional Centre for Minorities (RCM) is a Belgrade-based non-governmental, non-partisan, non-profit organization that operates throughout the region of the Western Balkans. RCM was set up in 2006 with the support of the Swedish Helsinki Committee for Human Rights.


Building organizational and personal capacity of minority organizations in the Western Balkans


Strengthen capacities of public authorities, representatives and civil society who work with minority groups

  • Regional workshop in cooperation with the Provincial Ombudsman of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, “The situation of women in the region of the Western Balkan”, May 2007
  • Workshop on European Charter for Regional and Minority languages – participation of National Councils in Monitoring Mechanisms, July 2006
  • Minority Experts Database
  • Virtual Library 


Engage in dissemination of information


Initiate, encourage and support cooperation and networking between minority NGOs in the Western Balkan

  • Training Centre

Human Rights monitoring and reporting within the Western Balkan