In the last couple of years, especially in 2012, the Joint UN Communications Team (JCT) worked hard to develop an atmosphere of increased mutual confidence, energy and creativity. Motivated by an environment where working together for a common goal enhances further the goals...
The elderly, the disabled, the poor – in Montenegro, these groups are marginalized and denied the opportunity for a dignified role in the society. Given its scarce population of a little more than 600 000, it would seem as though the smallest Balkan state cannot afford to socially exclude a disproportionally high share of its inhabitants.
A massive fire which swept through the Konik 1 refugee camp in Podgorica, completely destroyed the homes of roughly 800 residents. The United Nations system in the country quickly mobilized to confer support to the affected population.
In an unprecedented crisis which mobilized all parts of society, including Government, army, police, health, local authorities, civil and private sector, special services, etc.. the UN System in Montenegro joined efforts with national and international partners to provide help to citizens most affected by the disaster.
All seven members of the refugee family of Slavica and Voin Radovanić from Kosovo gained civil documents through the UNHCR's project aimed at providing assistance to refugees in acquiring documents necessary for applying for the status of foreigner.
A glimmer of hope was clearly seen in the eyes of Djergić Konstadin as the construction material for his future home was unloaded from the truck. His five members family, living in Danilovgrad, is the first one to receive aid within the programme of housing construction assistance to Displaced and Internally Displaced Persons in Montenegro.
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in Podgorica organized a two-day visit to the Municipality of Pec for representatives of 12 Roma and Egyptian families from camps Konik 1 and Konik 2, who are wiling to voluntarily return to that municipality...
In order to address a long-standing problem of migration in the region, which threatens the sustainability of mountain farming, FAO is helping to set-up Young Farmers’ Clubs, where young people are encouraged to decide which activities they want to organize and what training needs they have.