• Walking through the stony woods of Dinaric Alps Sep 17, 2013

    Over the past decades cross-border cooperation between the Dinaric Arc states has decreased, leaving this region in a rather peripheral and marginal position. However, recently there has been a political and economic shift towards more active cross-border partnership and cooperation, manifested in elaboration of common tourism development strategies and building of cross-border destinations. Similar approach is being considered for the area of the Dinaric Arc Region.

  • The winner (could) take it all... - MIT ClimateCoLab crowdsourcing competition Sep 10, 2013

    UNDP Montenegro’s proposal - Energy Efficiency Formalization - won both the popular prize (most votes) and judges’ prize (expert review) in the Building Efficiency contest at the MIT’s ClimateCoLab crowdsourcing competition for the most innovative solutions to climate change!

  • Helen Clark discusses gender and leadership with Forbes Aug 23, 2013

    “It’s true that as a woman leader you attract probably a disproportionate amount of influence because there are so few of us,” says Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • Government, EU and UNDP help developing women’s entrepreneurship in Montenegrin municipalities Jul 26, 2013

    In the framework of the UNDP Gender Programme IPA 2010, which is jointly implemented by the Ministry of Human and Minority Rights and UNDP and financially supported by the EU Delegation to Montenegro, a component of economic empowerment of women is being conducted as a form of support to the Ministry in the implementation of the Action Plan for achieving gender equality.

  • UNDP and GEF partnering with the Government of Montenegro in development of small hydropower sector Jul 10, 2013

    The EU is experiencing a continuous increase in energy consumption from 1990-2012 with an annual rate of 1,4% increase in average. This is followed by a continuous increase in energy prizes with approx. 20cent EUR/kWh in average for EU-27 countries. Since there are realistic expectations that his trend will continue in the future, the European Energy Community is encouraging its member countries to look into alternative energy sources and to re-investigate their renewable energy potentials.

  • EU and UNDP continue to support community based social services Jul 4, 2013

    Social inclusion of marginalized groups is one of highest priorities of Montenegro’s accession to the EU. To ensure sustainable and equal access to social welfare and child care system for all socially vulnerable people in the country, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare - in partnership with the EU Delegation in Montenegro and UNDP - increased efforts to plan and provide more funds for social services.

  • Towards carbon neutral tourism in Montenegro Jun 14, 2013

    As a main driver of Montenegro’s economic growth and investment, the tourism sector is responsible (directly and indirectly) for the large share of Greenhouse gas emissions from the transport, accommodation and other tourism-related activities.

  • EU funds - Challenges and opportunities for the Montenegrin municipalities Jun 13, 2013

    Absorption of the significant part of European Union funds depends, directly or indirectly, on the activities of local governments. The experiences of other countries in the process before joining the European Union have taught us that coordination and cooperation among various stakeholders at the national and local level are the most important prerequisites for success. Simple as that.

  • Official visit of Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of UNDP and UNDP Regional Director for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) to Montenegro May 8, 2013

    The first official visit of Ms. Cihan Sultanoğlu, UN Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of UNDP and UNDP Regional Director for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), to Montenegro reconfirmed the excellent partnership the UN and more specifically UNDP enjoys with the Government of Montenegro.

  • Global 2013 Human Development Report launched in Montenegro Apr 19, 2013

    "Economic growth alone does not automatically reflect on progress when it comes to human development, says “The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World,” the 2013 Human Development Report, presented by the UNDP Montenegro in country's capital Podgorica.

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