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.
Montenegro introduces national, toll-free, anonymous SOS helpline for victims of violence in family
Sep 9, 2015
Do you know how to recognize violence in family? Do you know all its forms and facets? Do you know where to seek help and which protection measures are in place to support the victim? Answers to all these questions and many others will now be provided by the SOS helpline for victims of violence in family. The line is national, toll-free, anonymous and available 24/7.
Montenegro evolves into a modern diplomacy hub
Jul 10, 2015
The Summer School for Young Diplomats “Gavro Vukovic” puts Montenegro on the global diplomacy map for the eight year in a row now! With a network of almost 300 young diplomats and more than 20 lecturers from 31 country who participated at the summer school, Montenegro gradually evolves into a world renowned hub of modern diplomacy.
Montenegro marks International Small Arms Destruction Day
Jul 9, 2015
Montenegro marks July 9th, International Small Arms Destruction Day by melting down 857 pieces and 188 parts of light weapons.
Respect life, surrender weapons!
Jun 24, 2015
Solving 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 Nominations
Apr 20, 2015
A 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 development
Nov 28, 2014
Green 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 policies
Sep 28, 2014
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.
Montenegro hosted regional launch of the Human Development Report 2014
Sep 11, 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.
Human Development Report 2014: Regional Launch in Montenegro
Sep 10, 2014
Montenegro 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.