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.
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 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”...
by Benjamin Perks, UN RC a.i. & UNICEF Representative Even the most hard-nosed economist will now concede investment in good early childhood has the biggest return on public investment. But what about a reverse argument that failure to invest in prevention of bad early childhood experience is the most costly oversight a government can make?
Ten Roma families who lived in Zverinjak settlement in Niksic got durable housing in another location. Nearly 310,000 € were secured for the construction of four pre-fab buildings with 10 apartments.
Do people of Montenegro participate in decision-making processes as much as they would like to? Do they have mechanisms for monitoring the fulfilment of commitments the state pledged for? Is there a possibility of greater involvement of citizens in such processes?
The Head of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, Mr. Mitja Drobnič, and the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare, Mr. Predrag Boskovic, ceremonially laid the foundation stone for apartment buildings for 50 Roma internally displaced families in Konik settlement, Podgorica.
On September 8, 12 internally displaced families, or 57 persons, who have been living in Konik Camp since 1999, voluntarily returned to Klina municipality, Kosovo. The return has been organized by the Danish Refugee Council, in cooperation with the UNHCR, the NGO HELP and the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare.
What do the young people in Montenegro want? What are their aspirations? Which challenges do they face? Those and other aspects concerning future of young people were at the centre of series of motivation events organised in Berane, Bijelo Polje and Pljevlja withtin the initiative "I want for myself:"...
Blog post by Jelena Miljanic, Project Coordinator of the joint UN Youth Empowerment Programme. Originaly posted on Voices from Euroasia.In our previous blog about the Youth Employment Solutions (YES) initiative, we talked about our competition to find new solutions to youth unemployment.
OpEd by Marija Novkovic, UNDP Montenegro. Originaly posted on Voices from EuroasiaTake heed: Over 1,500 civic reports of grey market activities, more than 2,500 active users of the Be Responsible civic app, and 250,000 euro invested in projects selected by the communities themselves: All in the tiny country of Montenegro.