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 Voices around the world are demanding leadership in 2015 on poverty, inequality and climate change. These universal challenges demand
 global action, and this year presents unprecedented opportunities for achieving the future we want.

What kind of future will we live in? What will Montenegro look like in 2030? These questions are very hard to answer, for sure, as the future is getting more and more uncertain. But that’s not the reason to sit and wait for the future to happen.


What do the young people in Montenegro want? What are their aspirations? Which challenges do they face? What are their chances at the rapidly changing labour market of modern era?




More than 12.000 people of Montenegro, which makes 2% of country’s population, were actively involved within a two-stage process of national Post-2015 consultations.



  A one-floor so-called “smart” building, is conceptualised to combine energy-efficient, environmentally friendly technology and modern design, and it smoothly fits in the landscape between the two bridges on the river Morača. The building brings together UNDP, UNICEF, UNHCR and IOM to work under one roof within the Delivering as One framework.

UN Montenegro news

Fair markets in fair societies

OpEd by Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)   |   The outcry over the so-called Panama Papers has again focused attention on the tides and currents of our global financial system. Whether those named in the papers are breaking the law is not necessarily the point. What concerns is that there appears to be...

Connecting dots around Sustainable Development Goals

COMMUNICATING SDGs & 2030 AGENDA: LESSONS LEARNED FROM MONTENEGRO.                                          - No doubt the 2030 Agenda brings an unprecedented multilateral push into a unique stream for a better world, articulated through 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But crystallising SDGs is just the beginning. A real journey is...

Ban: Montenegro can take pride in its place among the family of nations

Message of the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion of 10th anniversary of Montenegro’s independence and membership in the United Nations.       It gives me great pleasure to congratulate the people of Montenegro on the 10th anniversary of the country’s independence.  Montenegro has made notable progress, particularly in state...

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Sealing the joint vision of strategic cooperation

The new strategic document on Government-UN cooperation for the period 2017-2021 was signed at the ninth session Joint Country...
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Merging forces to design Youth Strategy for Montenegro

The vision, expected outcomes, goals and implementation mechanisms for the new National Youth Strategy were defined during the...
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Enabling Life of Dignity for all Children

OpEd By the UNICEF Representative to Montenegro, Benjamin Perks.   Almost 100 years ago a boy named Toma died of hunger in a village...
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Networking in clusters for sustainable business

Better approach to market, increased competitiveness and improved promotion of products were at the very heart of a two-year Cluster...
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Cycling for Green Future

Podgorica, 30 January 2016 – More than 150 cyclists took part in a 29th Critical Mass bicycle ride in Montenegrin capital organised by...
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Vox Populi on SDGs in Montenegro

Citizens of the world created the new Development Plan 2030. More than 8 million of them. Montenegro has played an important role in...
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Preparing for the future(s): Foresight, citizens’ insights and serious games

OpEd by Ana Dautovic, Marija Novkovic, originally published on UNDG’s Silo Fighters Most people feel that the future is linear:...
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Back home: Six refugee families return to Kosovo

A grey, cloudy morning in the Konik I refugee camp on the outskirts of Podgorica did not seem to herald an exciting development. The...
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