• Statement by the Secretary-General on the Paris Agreement on climate change Oct 5, 2016

    I am delighted to announce that today the Paris Agreement will cross the second and final threshold needed for entry into force, and will enter into force on 4 November 2016.

  • SOS helpline for victims of violence in family received almost 500 calls in less than two months Oct 26, 2015

    In less than two months since its establishment, SOS helpline for victims of violence in family received 497 phone calls.

  • Round table about Strategy on protection from domestic violence 2016-2020 Oct 13, 2015

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare in cooperation with the UN Thematic Group for Gender Equality and Human Rights organized a round table discussion on the draft Strategy on Protection from Violence in Family (2016-2020), attended by the representatives of line ministries, centres for social welfare, judiciary, police and NGOs.

  • Looking for investment opportunities? Check out what business zones in Montenegro have to offer! Oct 7, 2015

    Montenegro has a lot to offer– from its beautiful coast and mountains, the wealth of natural resources, human capital and skilled workforce, to solid infrastructure and strategic geographic position. But that is only a small part of the country’s potentials, which proved appealing enough to attract more than 80 investors from 24 countries, who gathered in Montenegro for a two-day International Conference on Investment Policies and Potentials.

  • 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.

  • 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.