One third of the workforce in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in precarious jobs: UN report
Oct 12, 2016
With 37 million people in informal or vulnerable jobs – the equivalent of a third of the working population -- social safety nets in Eastern Europe, Turkey and Central Asia are increasingly coming under threat.
Statement by the Secretary-General on the Paris Agreement on climate change
Oct 5, 2016
I am delighted to announce that today the Paris Agreement will cross the second and final threshold needed for entry into force, and will enter into force on 4 November 2016.
70th Anniversary since women gained voting rights in Montenegro
Jun 28, 2016
On the occasion of the 70th anniversary since women in Montenegro gained the right to vote, the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and UNDP, in cooperation with the Montenegrin National Theatre, organised a solemn academy. Through a multimedia programme, designed as a reflection on key moments in the history of women's political activism in Montenegro, the audience in the national theatre was able to see how women in Montenegro invested efforts in the past several decades to equally share the political space with men.
Montenegro in the category of very high human development
Dec 14, 2015
For the first time since Human Development Index was calculated for Montenegro, the country entered the category of very high human development and ranked 49th out of 188 countries and territories, based on the HDI value of 0.802. The report, titled ‘Work for Human Development’, examines the intrinsic relationship between work and human development and calls for equitable and decent work for all.
Violence against women is not acceptable and can be prevented
Nov 25, 2015
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations System in Montenegro is calling for renewed efforts to end violence against women.
SOS helpline for victims of violence in family received almost 500 calls in less than two months
Oct 26, 2015
In less than two months since its establishment, SOS helpline for victims of violence in family received 497 phone calls.
Round table about Strategy on protection from domestic violence 2016-2020
Oct 13, 2015
The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in cooperation with the UN Thematic Group for Gender Equality and Human Rights organized a round table discussion on the draft Strategy on Protection from Violence in Family (2016-2020), attended by the representatives of line ministries, centres for social welfare, judiciary, police and NGOs.
Looking for investment opportunities? Check out what business zones in Montenegro have to offer!
Oct 7, 2015
Montenegro has a lot to offer– from its beautiful coast and mountains, the wealth of natural resources, human capital and skilled workforce, to solid infrastructure and strategic geographic position. But that is only a small part of the country’s potentials, which proved appealing enough to attract more than 80 investors from 24 countries, who gathered in Montenegro for a two-day International Conference on Investment Policies and Potentials.
International Conference on Low Carbon Tourism
Sep 28, 2015
International Conference on Low Carbon Tourism will be held on 9-10 October 2015 in Hotel Maestral in Budva, Montenegro. The Conference is organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development/UNDP in cooperation with the Ministry on Sustainable Development and Tourism, Government of Montenegro.
My Town – My Responsibility
Sep 16, 2015
“My Town” is the first web portal of its kind in Montenegro, which was developed with an aim to increase transparency and accountability of municipal budgets. The upgrading of the website was a part of the project “Monitoring of the local budgets”, a joint venture of the Ministry of Finance, UNDP in Montenegro and the NGO Institute Alternative.