UNDP in Montenegro: Knowledge and Innovation
May 30, 2014
UNDP 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, 2014
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.
UNDP partner Arup awarded by the UK Guardian for research in Montenegro
May 16, 2014
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.
Montenegro got its first Indicator-based State of the Environment Report
Mar 18, 2014
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.
The citizens of Montenegro within the process of EU accession
Mar 17, 2014
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.
UN agencies under one roof in Montenegro
Mar 10, 2014
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.
Centre for Sustainable Development to support Montenegro and the region
Feb 21, 2014
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.
Podgorica rises again and dances against violence against women!
Feb 12, 2014
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
Podgorica gets its first day care centre for children with disabilities
Feb 4, 2014
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.
UNDP's Year in Review 2013
Jan 27, 2014
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.