Dnevne novine: Interview with Mustafa Server Caylan, UNHCR Representative in Montenegro, on the occasion of the World Refugee Day “The world is currently witnessing the worst refugee crisis ever. At the end of 2014, there were almost 59.5 million people who were forced to leave their homes due to conflict and fear from persecution, pushing the overall number of refugees around the globe to a record high,” said UNHCR Representative in Montenegro Mustafa Server Caylan in an interview with Dnevne novine on the occasion of the World Refugee Day.
A group of police cadets from the Danilovgrad Police Academy visited UNHCR Representation in Montenegro on the occasion of the World Refugee Day to learn more about the agency’s mandate, with a special focus on refugees and asylum seekers. “Refugees, asylum seekers and stateless persons are people like all of us, and should be treated the way we want to be treated. And their suffering demands particular attention of the police”, said Mr. Mustafa Server Caylan, UNHCR Representative in Montenegro, who welcomed students and their teachers at the UN Eco House in Podgorica.
“I’m a huge football fan. My favourite club is Real Madrid and I hardly ever missed any of their games. I normally used to watch the matches at home with my father, who is an ardent supporter of Barcelona. Although I’m fond of Real, I don’t dislike Barcelona, because I still love the way they play." Ammar fled from Syria in April this year together with his seven-year old sister, Hala. Their parents and a little brother stayed in the war-torn city of Aleppo, as they could not leave the disabled grandmother, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and is unable to take care of herself. Sadly, their older brother died as a result of the war.
Fiona McCluney assumed the position of the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative to Montenegro on 11 June 2015. "I am sure it is going to be both pleasure and a huge responsibility to lead UN Team in Montenegro, the country which is globally recognised as an example of effective and efficient cooperation of UN organisations, government and other national partners under Delivering as One. I very much look forward to our joint work", McCluney said.
Waste management, wastewater treatment and adaptation to climate change are some of the most pressing environmental challenges for Montenegro. These are the main findings of the third Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of Montenegro, undertaken by UNECE.
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...
The OpEd by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Long before I became Secretary-General, the United Nations occupied a special place in my life. I was six years old when the Korean War broke out. I have memories of my village in flames as my family sought refuge in nearby mountains. But another sight is even more lasting: the UN flag.
Global foreign direct investment (FDI) declined in 2014 but flows to developing countries actually reached their highest level ever, says a new United Nations report released today that also calls for systematic reform of the current international investment agreement regime.
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The first International Day of Yoga is being celebrated around the world today following recognition by the United Nations General Assembly that the holistic benefits of the ancient Indian practice and its inherent compatibility with the principles and values of the UN.
The international community is experiencing a dramatic shift in the situation facing the world’s refugees as a global surge in war, conflict and persecution has caused a record number of people to flee their homes in search of safety, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.
The ability of migrants to reach European soil despite a huge investment in securing international borders shows that sealing them is impossible, and only serves to empower people traffickers in the Mediterranean, a United Nations independent expert said today.
On World Blood Donor Day, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for increased regular blood donations from voluntary, unpaid donors in order to save millions of lives globally each year.