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  • One billion rising in Podgorica Feb 14, 2013

    Hundreds of citizens will be dancing on the main square in Podgorica in protest against family violence. In this way the capital of Montenegro will join the international campaign „One billion rising“ which will - on the same day and at the same time - connect Podgorica, Brussels, Rome, Sarajevo, Berlin, Belgrade, Zagreb and another 200 cities in the world.

  • UNDP in Montenegro has an innovative approach to the legalization of informal settlements Feb 13, 2013

    Can we help citizens get an ownership title to their house, save money on energy bills and at the same time generate income for local administrations through real estate taxes? UNDP and Government of Montenegro think so.

  • Legalization of informal settlements in Montenegro Feb 13, 2013

    Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, in cooperation with UNDP and the Norwegian Mapping Authority (Kartverket) will organize an international conference on “Legalization of informal settlements in Montenegro”.

  • People are the real wealth of the country. How rich is Montenegro? Jan 28, 2013

    Almost half of the Montenegrin population (42%), especially older generations, continue to believe that the state, i.e. the Government is responsible to provide for them. Even nine out of ten citizens believe that for making progress in life it is important to be well connected with people in high positions and with political powers - data revealed in the latest National Human Development Report of Montenegro.

  • Launch of the National Human Development Report 2013 Jan 28, 2013

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Montenegro will organise a presentation of the National Human Development Report 2013, titled: ‘People are the real wealth of the country.’ How rich is Montenegro?

  • Where do Montenegrin women stand in politics and entrepreneurship? Dec 19, 2012

    Women in Montenegro face an increased threat of domestic violence. They are also politically marginalized and economically disadvantaged. With only 13.6% of women parliamentarians, Montenegro takes 99th place among countries of the world, where the average representation is 19.6%.

  • Memorandums of cooperation with 3 municipalities on women entrepreneurship Dec 19, 2012

    In the framework of the IPA 2010 Gender Programme, memorandums of cooperation will be signed by the municipalities of Cetinje, Kolašin and Mojkovac with an aim of boosting economic empowerment of women.

  • Women to politics, politics to women Dec 15, 2012

    In the framework of the IPA 2010 Gender Programme, a two day international conference „Women to politics, politics to women“ will be organized with the aim to review the status of women in politics after recent general elections, as well as on the output of quotas in the Electoral Law of Montenegro.

  • Montenegro is aiming at achieving gender equality by 2017 Oct 17, 2012

    In every third case of family violence in Montenegro, the aggressor tried to kill the victim. What is even more appalling is that the victim is held responsible for causing violence, according to every fourth respondent that took part in a recent UNDP Study on domestic violence. It doesn’t take a scientist to guess that women comprise the majority of domestic violence victims in the world, Montenegro included. And yet, it is not only domestic violence that poses a huge societal hazard in this country; it is also women’s economic situation coupled with their political marginalization.

  • Advancing the Gender Equality Agenda in the Western Balkans and Turkey

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