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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? Youth Empowerment Programme in Montenegro




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

Bringing SDGs to All Primary Schools in Montenegro

How to get children from all parts of Montenegro to think and to express their views on 17 different Sustainable Development Goals? Sounds like a hard thing to do. But not impossible. The UN team in Montenegro gladly accepted invitation of the national Post Office and the Ministry of Education to join their annual competition for the best letter in...

Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030

Today, on the International Women’s Day, the UN System in Montenegro calls for better working conditions for women, as an important condition for gender equality. We in the UN family in Montenegro, have no doubt that gender equality is possible only if all women have equal chances to reach their full potential in employment.

Sustainable Development Goals at the International Tourism Fair

For the first time ever the Sustainable Development Goals have been introduced on an International Tourism Fair. Within the framework of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNDP Montenegro presented the GEF financed project Towards Carbon Neutral Tourism during the International Tourism Fair in Serbia, a four-day event which gathered around...

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UN Montenegro in action

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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