British actor Nicholas Lyndhurst, famous for his role as Rodney Trotter in BBC’s TV series “Only Fools and Horses”, visited Montenegro for the second time after 2013, when he became a friend of the campaign “Every child needs a family”. The campaign was launched by the Government and UNICEF in order to encourage people to become foster parents and end placing children in institutions in Montenegro.
Interview with Jasna Poček, ILO Natinoal Office in Montenegro, in daily Pobjeda
Green jobs summarizes the transformation of economies, enterprises, workplaces and labour markets into a sustainable, low-carbon economy providing decent work. Green jobs can be created in all sectors and types of enterprises, in urban and rural areas and in countries at all levels of economic development across the globe.
Do you know how to recognize violence in family? Do you know all its forms and facets? Do you know where to seek help and which protection measures are in place to support the victim? Answers to all these questions and many others will now be provided by the SOS helpline for victims of violence in family. The line is national, toll-free, anonymous and available 24/7. This service is the first and most important contact of support, where victims of violence can talk to experienced and educated operators, who are specifically trained to deal with this issue.
Regional Tripartite Conference on the Formalization of the Informal Economy was organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and hosted by the Government of Montenegro on 15-16 September 2015 in Bečići, Budva, Montenegro.
Youth Civic Engagement is the central theme of this year’s International Youth Day, which is marked every year on 12 August. With an aim to promote young people’s effective inclusive civic engagement at all levels, Youth Civic Engagement is one of main goals of all UN agencies youth programmes and strategies...
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.
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.
Parliamentary leaders from some 140 countries today declared that the United Nations must remain the cornerstone of global cooperation as an Organization that embodies the ardent hope of people around the world and pledged to place “democracy at the service of peace and sustainable development for the world the people want.”
The UN General Assembly today approved a resolution sending the draft ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ to Member States for adoption later this month, bringing the international community “to the cusp of decisions that can help realize the… dream of a world of peace and dignity for all,”...
The United Nations refugee agency said today that the number of refugees and migrants crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe has surpassed 300,000 this year, up from 219,000 during the whole of 2014.
Novak Djokovic, the world’s top ranked tennis player, was today appointed Goodwill Ambassador by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), after having served as the agency’s Serbia Ambassador and promoting children’s rights within his own private foundation.
The United Nations refugee agency is assisting refugees and migrants amid chaotic scenes over the weekend as thousands of people tried to cross into the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) from the Greek border.
With one in five children still not receiving routine life-saving immunizations, and an estimated 1.5 million dying each year of diseases that could be prevented by vaccines, people who delay or refuse vaccines for themselves or their children are presenting a growing challenge...
Marking International Day of Youth, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed that no one knows better than young people the issues at stake in today's rapidly changing world or the best way to respond, and declared: “That is why I am calling on young people to speak out – and I am urging leaders to listen.”