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  • UNDP helps in further judicial system reform in Montenegro Dec 23, 2013

    Further strengthening of an independent, impartial and accountable judiciary remains a priority for Montenegro in the European integration process. „A higher level of efficiency of the judicial system will also strengthen the quality of respect for human rights and the rule of law and it will create a favorable environment for foreign investment,“ said Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister of the Government of Montenegro Duško Marković at the opening of the public hearing on the draft 2014 – 2018 Judicial Reform Strategy.

  • Be Responsible. It’s up to you. Grey economy 0% Dec 20, 2013

    The campaign “Be Responsible. It’s up to you. Grey economy 0%“ was launched at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Podgorica by inviting the citizens of Montenegro to report fiscal receipt abuse, black market labor or violation of consumers' rights, as well as to redirect the money from informal economy towards social responsibility purposes.

  • UNDP and GFATM gathered project professionals from Southeast Europe, Central Asia and Pacific in Montenegro Dec 19, 2013

    With an aim to strengthen program management capacities in countries where UNDP is a primary recipient of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) grants, a four-day regional workshop has been organized in Montenegro.

  • UNDP and national partners established the Centre for Sustainable Development of Montenegro Dec 13, 2013

    In order to provide a platform for promotion of sustainable development while maintaining competitiveness, UNDP and partners from the Government of Montenegro established the Center for Sustainable Development, which will start to work in January 2014.

  • Social Card – Social Welfare Information System in Montenegro Nov 30, 2013

    In order to get the staff of social welfare centers in Montenegro properly informed about the project Social Card – SWIS (Social Welfare Information System) and the on-going and forthcoming reform processes in social protection, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro, Branch Trade Union of Workers in Social Protection and UNDP Montenegro organized a conference for around a hundred participants - directors and expert employees of centers for social welfare.

  • Make gender equality reality for every woman in Montenegro Nov 29, 2013

    Gender equality is intrinsically linked to sustainable development and is vital to the realization of human rights for all. Nevertheless, Montenegro is a society still significantly characterized by traditional way of power share and people are still overburdened by gender stereotypes.

  • Towards green transportation in the capital Nov 18, 2013

    Did you know that with 20km/h average speed while riding your bicycle through the city - you will reach a final destination at the same time as by car, but you will save money and you'll not pollute the environment at all?!

  • Montenegro to host UNDP’s global Knowledge and Innovation gathering Nov 13, 2013

    Montenegro will host UNDP’s 3 day global session What role for innovation in the Strategic Plan?, the first global meeting that the largest UN agency has organized in this country. The session will gather nearly 70 UNDP senior level executives, Resident Coordinators and innovation champions from 26 countries at 4 continents.

  • Engage to Change – Montenegro on Twitter Nov 10, 2013

    In the next 6 months Montenegro will have a collective “voice” on Twitter - representatives of the NGO Center for Democratic Transition (CDT) and the UNDP Montenegro announced as they launched the project “Montenegro on Twitter – Engage to Change!” aimed at strengthening citizens’ engagement and civic activism through that social network.

  • UNDP supports Montenegro in starting preparations for the future use of EU Structural Funds Nov 6, 2013

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro and the Office of the Chief Negotiator, in collaboration with UNDP's Capacity Development Programme, organized a workshop on the preparation of Montenegro for negotiations on Chapter 22 - Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments. The workshop was an opportunity to exchange views in the direction of creating the best institutional and organizational solutions for quality use of IPA funds and preparations for the future use of EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund. Those funds are earmarked for job creation and creation of better living conditions.

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