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 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.
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.
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?!