Montenegro evolves into a modern diplomacy hubJul 10, 2015The 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, 2015Solving 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 NominationsApr 20, 2015A 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 developmentNov 28, 2014Green 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 policiesSep 28, 2014Good 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.
Beautiful Cetinje: Bringing parks back to lifeJun 9, 2014UNDP, through the Centre for Sustainable Development is now bringing two main Cetinje parks back to life. Take a look at the main design of reconstruction of the Njegoš Park and the Park of 13 July.
UNDP in Montenegro: Knowledge and InnovationMay 30, 2014UNDP 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.
UNDP partner Arup awarded by the UK Guardian for research in MontenegroMay 16, 2014UNDP-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, 2014Instead 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, 2014High 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.
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