More than 250 students of the Faculty of Law at the University of Montenegro last week joined the #IBelong campaign for combating statelessness. Following a high level launch of the campaign on Human Rights Day 2014, UNHCR Montenegro organized the five-day signing of the Open Letter at the Faculty of Law in an attempt to promote the campaign aimed at eradicating statelessness in the next 10 years.
Today, on Earth day, Montenegro proclaimed Piva as a regional park, thus marking yet another achievement towards keeping its constitutional pledge of being an ecological state. The local parliament of the Municipality of Plužine unanimously adopted a resolution to preserve the world-wide recognised natural, ecological and cultural values of this region by declaring it a protected area.
Competitive, sustainable, resilient, and compatible with international standards – this is the direction that Montenegrin agriculture will take under an agreement signed with FAO. The FAO Country Programming Framework for Montenegro 2015-2019 is the point of departure for FAO technical assistance to the country’s agricultural and rural development in the coming years.
“The old olive tree in Bar is 2.240 years old,” this was confirmed at a press conference in a Montenegrin coastal town organised to present results of olive trees age measurements, conducted at the Istanbul University within the project “Enhancing Competitiveness of Local SMEs in Montenegro through Cluster Development”, financed by EU and co-financed and implemented by UNIDO in partnership with UNDP and Ministry of Economy of Montenegro.
The three year programme between the ILO and Montenegro was signed by Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Zorica Kovačević, ILO Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Heinz Koller, and heads of employers and workers organizations on 8 April 2015 in Podgorica, Montenegro.
Food safety was at the heart of the World Health Day 2015. Aspects of food production and distribution in modern era were discussed at the joint conference organised on that occasion jointly by the WHO Office in Montenegro and national Institute for Public Health.
The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) facilitated a technical meeting with the Kosovo Ministry of Internal Affairs, Civil Registration Agency (MIA/CRA) in Kosovo), and the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Montenegro...
Deeply concerned by the frequency of acts of violence in many parts of the world against media professionals in armed conflict, the United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution condemning all violations and abuses committed against journalists and strongly deploring impunity for such acts.
As Serbia and Kosovo aim to overcome the legacy of conflict, the two countries must avoid procrastination on implementing the remaining steps of the April 2013 Accord and allowing older issues to shackle opportunities to open new ground, the United Nations Security Council was told today.
With a welcoming 'tweet' from the International Space Station and Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's renewed appeal for “bold climate action,” the United Nations-backed World Meteorological Congress opened its seventeenth session today as international delegates will seek to address continuing concerns over global warming.
Concern about the shrinking of the democratic space in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Ivan Šimonović, has stressed the importance of broadening the dialogue that has begun between the Government and the opposition.
As the planet’s cultural diversity comes under continued attack from militant groups espousing virulent forms of intolerance, the international community must fight back through openness and acceptance of the world’s myriad traditions, the United Nations cultural agency declared today.
The United Nations refugee agency and the world body’s top envoy on international migration have applauded European Union (EU) authorities’ proposals for dealing with refugees and migrants arriving in Europe via the Mediterranean, calling for swift implementation of the reforms “for the urgent purpose of saving lives.”
As Bosnia and Herzegovina readies to mark the 20th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest conflict in Europe since the Second World War, it must seize the opportunity to “finally say farewell to the politics of the past” and decisively commit to a new way of doing politics...