Media Advisories and Press Releases
  • Montenegro in the category of very high human developmentDec 14, 2015For the first time since Human Development Index was calculated for Montenegro, the country entered the category of very high human development and ranked 49th out of 188 countries and territories, based on the HDI value of 0.802. The report, titled ‘Work for Human Development’, examines the intrinsic relationship between work and human development and calls for equitable and decent work for all.

  • Violence against women is not acceptable and can be preventedNov 25, 2015On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the United Nations System in Montenegro is calling for renewed efforts to end violence against women.

  • International Conference on Low Carbon TourismSep 28, 2015International Conference on Low Carbon Tourism will be held on 9-10 October 2015 in Hotel Maestral in Budva, Montenegro. The Conference is organized by the Centre for Sustainable Development/UNDP in cooperation with the Ministry on Sustainable Development and Tourism, Government of Montenegro.

  • Montenegro marks International Small Arms Destruction DayJul 9, 2015Montenegro marks July 9th, International Small Arms Destruction Day by melting down 857 pieces and 188 parts of light weapons.

  • Montenegro hosted regional launch of the Human Development Report 2014Sep 11, 2014After the global launch in Tokyo in July, Montenegro had the privilege to host regional presentation of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014. Entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”, the Report provides a human development perspective on vulnerability and proposes ways to strengthen resilience.

  • Human Development Report 2014: Regional Launch in MontenegroSep 10, 2014Montenegro will have the privilege to host regional launch of the UNDP’s flagship publication- Global Human Development Report 2014, entitled “Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience”. Presentation will be focused on the region of Europe and Central Asia, which continues to face significant socioeconomic and environmental challenges.

  • Women Entrepreneurship Open DayMay 26, 2014The main aim of the event is to enable direct contact and cooperation between representatives of business sector and women who are starting their own businesses, in order to facilitate networking, information sharing and expression of interests for financing some of 55 business plans that will be presented at the event. Business plans were developed by women from 4 municipalities in Montenegro – Cetinje, Kolašin, Mojkovac and Pljevlja.

  • Podgorica rises again and dances against violence against women!Feb 12, 2014For the second year in a row Podgorica will be a part of global family that will dance for ending violence against women. The event will be organized by the Safe Women's House, a group of tireless, hard-working activists and UNDP Montenegro. This global initiative 1 Billion Rising takes place in more than 200 countries worldwide

  • Social Card – Social Welfare Information System in MontenegroNov 30, 2013In order to get the staff of social welfare centers in Montenegro properly informed about the project Social Card – SWIS (Social Welfare Information System) and the on-going and forthcoming reform processes in social protection, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro, Branch Trade Union of Workers in Social Protection and UNDP Montenegro organized a conference for around a hundred participants - directors and expert employees of centers for social welfare.

  • Montenegro to host UNDP’s global Knowledge and Innovation gatheringNov 13, 2013Montenegro will host UNDP’s 3 day global session What role for innovation in the Strategic Plan?, the first global meeting that the largest UN agency has organized in this country. The session will gather nearly 70 UNDP senior level executives, Resident Coordinators and innovation champions from 26 countries at 4 continents.