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  • Respect life, surrender weapons!Jun 24, 2015Solving the problem of illegal weapons and surplus ammunition is an issue of particular importance as it relates to the security of citizens. Each returned weapon could potentially mean a life saved! That’s why the Ministry of the Interior together with UNDP, OSCE and an NGO Center for Democratic Transition (CDT), with support from the EU and German Embassy, launched campaign “Respect life, surrender weapons”. Together we appeal to the citizens of Montenegro to surrender their illegally possessed weapons or to register them.

  • Equator Prize 2015 Call for NominationsApr 20, 2015A United Nations-led partnership that focuses on local sustainable development innovations launched its global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2015.

  • The role of green economy in Montenegro’s developmentNov 28, 2014Green economy is in the spotlight of modern development because it triggers economic, social and environmental aspect of global growth.

  • Good communication as driving force behind social dialogue and citizen engagement in public policiesSep 28, 2014Good 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.

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

  • Human Development Report 2014: Regional Launch in MontenegroSep 10, 2014Montenegro will have the privilege to host regional launch of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014, entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”. Presentation will be focused on the region of Europe and Central Asia, which continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges.

  • Beautiful Cetinje: Bringing parks back to lifeJun 9, 2014UNDP, 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.

  • UNDP in Montenegro: Knowledge and InnovationMay 30, 2014UNDP Montenegro Country Office is one of the 3 pilot COs for Knowledge and Innovation in the RBEC region. BRC support within this context significantly helped reinforce and strengthen in-house knowledge and interest in this area and I've had a good luck and a privilege to lead this work in our country office.

  • Women Entrepreneurship Open Day May 26, 2014The 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.

  • UNDP partner Arup awarded by the UK Guardian for research in MontenegroMay 16, 2014UNDP-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.