Željko Spalević
University of Donja Gorica, Montenegro
Ljubiša Konatar
Terrorism, Organized Crime and Security, Montenegro​
Žaklina Spalević
​University Singidunum, Serbia
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/eraz.2018.752

4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia;  Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7


In this paper we devoted special attention to the analysis of legal frameworks in order to prevent and combat violence and hooliganism at football events. Montenegro has recognized the phenomenon of violence and hooliganism at football events that pose a serious social problem. The competent entities, by establishing preventive mechanisms, try to reach the level of the countries of the European Union in this field. The legal and normative regulation of the suppression of fan violence, with the adoption of appropriate laws and regulations, on the basis of which the responsible actors would take adequate measures, is a challenge that awaits the willingness of everyone to accept and implement it. The aim of the paper is to point out the implementation of the legal framework, which primarily depends on the institutions of the system, as well as omissions which exist in combating violence in sports in Montenegro, especially violence in football matches. In this paper, the authors try to point out the importance of continuous analysis of current and proposed legal solutions and estimates the degree of their operational usefulness, taking into account the complexity of security challenges that accompany violence at football events. It was intended to show through past events, on the basis of events, the consequences that sports events and football can play as the most widespread form of sport. Finally, the importance of proactive approach in establishing a legal framework, protective functions and prevention in order to protect the safety of citizens as a vital value of society is emphasized.

Key words

sports, violence in sports, football, safety, prevention


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