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  • 22 Apr 2015
    Piva becomes a regional park: Preserving the wealth of unparalleled natural resources

    Today, on Earth day, Montenegro proclaimed Piva as a regional park, thus marking yet another achievement towards keeping its constitutional pledge of being an ecological state. The local parliament of the Municipality of Plužine unanimously adopted a resolution to preserve the world-wide recognised natural, ecological and cultural values of this region by declaring it a protected area.

  • 20 Apr 2015
    Equator Prize 2015 Call for Nominations

    A United Nations-led partnership that focuses on local sustainable development innovations launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2015.

  • 28 Nov 2014
    The role of green economy in Montenegro’s development

    Green economy is in the spotlight of modern development because it triggers economic, social and environmental aspect of global growth.

  • 14 Nov 2014
    A safer Montenegro: Ammunition storage in Brezovik upgraded

    Continuing its efforts to reduce the threat of proliferation of SALW and their ammunition, SEESAC completed the security upgrades on the Montenegro Armed Forces’ Brezovik ammuniton depot. Makring the completion of upgrades at three storage buildings – with storage capacities of 400 tonnes each – the works were handed over during a ceremony that took place on 14 November 2014 at the site.

  • 06 Nov 2014
    Regional ministerial conference on sustainable development

    The Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, in cooperation with the Centre for Sustainable Development, and with the support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Montenegro, will organize a two-day Regional ministerial conference on sustainable development.

  • 28 Sep 2014
    Good communication as driving force behind social dialogue and citizen engagement in public policies

    Good public sector communication that fosters meaningful dialogue between public authorities and civil society and enables citizens to actively participate in policies is invaluable for the development and progress of the countries of South East Europe, said participants in the 3rd South Eastern Europe Public Sector Communication Conference SEECOM 2014 which concluded in Budva today.

  • 11 Sep 2014
    Montenegro hosted regional launch of the Human Development Report 2014

    After the global launch in Tokyo in July, Montenegro had the privilege to host regional presentation of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014. Entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, the Report provides a human development perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

  • 10 Sep 2014
    Human Development Report 2014: Regional Launch in Montenegro

  • 24 Jul 2014
    Human Development Report 2014: Montegro ranks 51st out of 187 countries

    Human development progress in developing countries of Europe & Central Asia has slowed, and the region continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges, according to the 2014 Human Development Report released today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 09 Jun 2014
    Beautiful Cetinje: Bringing parks back to life

    UNDP, through the Centre for Sustainable Development is now bringing two main Cetinje parks back to life. Take a look at the main design of reconstruction of the Njegoš Park and the Park of 13 July.

  • 26 May 2014
    Women Entrepreneurship Open Day

    The main aim of the event is to enable direct contact and cooperation between representatives of business sector and women who are starting their own businesses, in order to facilitate networking, information sharing and expression of interests for financing some of 55 business plans that will be presented at the event. Business plans were developed by women from 4 municipalities in Montenegro – Cetinje, Kolašin, Mojkovac and Pljevlja.

  • 16 May 2014
    UNDP partner Arup awarded by the UK Guardian for research in Montenegro

    UNDP-administered Global Fund HIV and Tuberculosis (GFATM) grant in Montenegro was recognized by the UK Guardian for its contribution towards reducing carbon footprint in health sector.

  • 18 Mar 2014
    Montenegro got its first Indicator-based State of the Environment Report

    Instead of descriptive information, future reports on the state of the environment in Montenegro will offer specific information, based on the national list of indicators. The first such report, covering the period from 2009 to 2012, was presented by the Agency for Environmental Protection at a conference devoted to the creation of the National list of environmental indicators and the first Indicator-based State of the Environment Report in Montenegro.

  • 17 Mar 2014
    The citizens of Montenegro within the process of EU accession

    High level of citizen support to the European integration of Montenegro does not necessarily mean a high level of understanding of the process itself. It is very important that citizens have timely and quality information about the EU, to understand the EU's system of values and standards and to know that the change has not been imposed by Brussels but is an internal need for reforms that lead to an improved quality of life, it was said at a roundtable discussion organized on the draft 2014-2018 Strategy for informing the public about the EU and Montenegro's preparations for membership.

  • 10 Mar 2014
    UN agencies under one roof in Montenegro

    President of Montenegro Filip Vujanović and Deputy UN Secretary-General Jan Eliasson officially opened the UN Eco building, the first of its kind in the region. The building brings together UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR and IOM to work under one roof within the Delivering as One framework.

  • 21 Feb 2014
    Centre for Sustainable Development to support Montenegro and the region

    As of early 2014, Montenegro is leading on yet another important process. A joint venture of the Government of Montenegro and UNDP – the Centre for Sustainable Development was inaugurated with an inspiring goal, so that what we do today has a positive impact on generations to come. The establishment of the Centre was very timely bearing in mind the demanding requirements of the EU accession. While the activities will be focused on Montenegro, the Centre aspires to collaborate with the countries in the region, which share similar challenges.

  • 17 Feb 2014
    Cooperation between Montenegro and the UN to serve as the best practice example for the region

    "Cooperation between Montenegro and the United Nations can serve as the best practice example to the countries in the region that are in the process of European integration," said Mr. Dirk Lange, Head of the Unit for Montenegro within the European Commission's Directorate General for Enlargement.

  • 12 Feb 2014
    Podgorica rises again and dances against violence against women!

    For the second year in a row Podgorica will be a part of global family that will dance for ending violence against women. The event will be organized by the Safe Women's House, a group of tireless, hard-working activists and UNDP Montenegro. This global initiative 1 Billion Rising takes place in more than 200 countries worldwide

  • 04 Feb 2014
    Podgorica gets its first day care centre for children with disabilities

    Children with disabilities and their parents living in the Capital City of Podgorica haven’t had much of a choice so far. In order to take care of their kids they either had to give up their jobs or to place their children in institutions. Things will change now. By 2015 Podgorica will obtain its first Day Care Centre for Children with Disabilities, which will facilitate the lives of those families and provide their children with favourable conditions for development and integration into the society.

  • 27 Jan 2014
    UNDP's Year in Review 2013

    From crisis response in the Philippines to successful elections in Madagascar and Pakistan, from South-South Cooperation to Citizen Security, UNDP had a tremendous year in 2013.