The Head of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, Mr. Mitja Drobnič, and the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Mr. Predrag Boskovic, ceremonially laid the foundation stone for apartment buildings for 50 Roma internally displaced families in Konik settlement, Podgorica.
Position of Montenegro in the United Nations and in the overall global processes, seen from the youth perspective, was at the heart of this year's celebration of the UN Day in Montenegro. In an open dialogue, more than 30 young people discussed human rights, development, peace and securitywith the Government and UN representatives in Montenegro They reflected on different aspects concerning young people and their role in development of the country.
Do people of Montenegro participate in decision-making processes as much as they would like to? Do they have mechanisms for monitoring the fulfilment of commitments the state pledged for? Is there a possibility of greater involvement of citizens in such processes? These questions are at the heart of the latest initiative of the UN Montenegro and national partners, aiming to identify ways for greater involvement of citizens in decision-making processes and in monitoring fulfilment of the commitments made by decision-makers.
Six students of the United Worlds College from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, a prestigious pre-university network of high schools that gathers best students from all around the globe, came to do volunteer work with the children from the Konik community.
Montenegrin delegation, headed by the President Filip Vujanović and Minister of Foreign Affairs and EU Integration Igor Lukšić, participates in the 69 Session of the UN General Assembly (UN GA) in New York, USA.
The Regional Ministerial Consultation “Monitoring and Accountability for the Post-2015 Development Agenda –The Regional Dimension” discussed how to give ‘teeth’ to a non-legally binding framework that will formulate an ambitious agenda of transformation towards sustainability for all countries.
Tonight, for the first time ever, both the iconic United Nations Headquarters complex and the Empire State Building in New York are bathed in orange light to kick off the “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” campaign ahead of the International Day to End Violence Against Women.
Despite progress in advancing child rights over the past 25 years, including a marked reduction in the number of children dying before the age of five and increased access to education and clean water, urgent action is needed to prevent millions of children from missing out on the benefits of innovation, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a new report.
By José Graziano da Silva, FAO Director-General and Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General The scourge of malnutrition affects the most vulnerable in society, and it hurts most in the earliest stages of life. Today, more than 800 million people are chronically hungry, about 11 percent of the global population.
The number one priority is to stop Ebola as fast as possible and “get ahead of the virus,” the chief of the United Nations emergency response mission said as the UN health agency today reported that efforts to contain the outbreak in West Africa are being hampered by cumbersome diagnostic tests.
On the heels of an announcement yesterday that the records of the United Nations War Crimes Commission were made open to the public for the first time in 70 years, a panel discussion examining the historical significance and potential use of the records was held this afternoon at UN Headquarters in New York.
The United Nations health agency warned today that as the world population aged 60 or older will jump from some 800 million to 2 billion in the next four decades, soaring levels of chronic illness and diminished wellbeing are poised to become a major global public health challenge.
The United Nations refugee agency today launched a global campaign aimed at ending within a decade the problem of statelessness – a legal limbo for the more than 10 million people worldwide who lack a nationality and the human rights protections that go with it.