With the hybrid event "Opening of BLUE LAND area in Montenegro", the Institute of Marine Biology - University of Montenegro (UCG), with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, officially completed the realization of the "BLUE LAND" project.
More than 60,000 Montenegrin citizens have improved living conditions through the improvement of local infrastructure, 160 small businesses are more competitive in business, while 80 unemployed women and men have been employed, thanks to the support of the Kingdom of Norway.
The aim of the Business Council on Child Rights is not to fundraise for UNICEF, but to leverage resources directly for children, by facilitating coordination and joint actions of companies and UNICEF that will contribute to resolving priority child rights
COVID LOAN AID ARRIVES AT THE BEGINN OF NEXT WEEK FROM THE COUNCIL OF EUROPE DEVELOPMENT BANK
Through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism
Montenegro’s NATO membership has opened new avenues of military cooperation and greater political influence. A politically divided Montenegro continues to see NATO as a pillar to its stability.
PODGORICA, 26 July 2021 – With support from international organizations such as UNICEF and the EU, the Ministry of Health will be able to intensify ongoing activities aimed at ending the pandemic and increasing childhood immunization rates.
"The number of customers has increased as we received certificates, and the market is expanding, as we can now sell products in health food stores as well. I am now more financially stable and independent, and we are satisfied because we can provide more for the children and ourselves, " Jelena Glušica Nikolić concludes
Countries in the Balkans are falling into a potential debt trap to Chinese lenders.
Through the EU-funded project, another €1.12 million has been provided to support the government’s efforts in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic
Ambassador Judy Reinke visited the Old Royal Capital Cetinje, where she met Mayor Aleksandar Kascelan, Head of the Basic State Prosecution Dusko Milanovic, and judicial and other officials.
The Government of Montenegro is accelerating its energy transition efforts with a specialized credit package that small businesses can apply for to install photovoltaic systems and qualify for grants, and interest-free loans for energy efficiency measures in households.
In a move to counter China’s attempts to build influence in Montenegro and in the Balkans, Western banks have finally agreed to help the Montenegrin government in repaying a huge debt it has contracted with Beijing for the construction of a highway, connecting the port city of Bar to Serbia, which is being built by the state-owned China Road and Bridge Group as part of the so-called Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has adopted a new country strategy for Montenegro for the period 2021-2026 with three priorities:
As they stated, “BY LEAP - Balkans Youth: Linking Education, Abilities and Partnership Potential in Regional Employment Practice” is the name of the project that deals with connecting education, skills and potential partnerships in regional employment practice.
The Investment and Development Fund of Montenegro (IRF) and the French Development Agency (AFD) today started activities in Montenegro in order to implement a project of EUR 50 million, in order to support the financing of small and medium enterprises and municipalities, in line with sustainable development goals .
Writes: Šeki Radončić
The objective of Sweden’s international development cooperation is to create conditions for improving the lives of people living in poverty and oppression. Development cooperation will be based on the principles of aid and development effectiveness, the 2030 Agenda, the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, and the Paris Agreement.
How much is a cow worth? In India, its divine status might yield the answer ‘invaluable’, but in Montenegro, a cow named Bitkoinka recently became the first farm asset of any kind to be bought with a virtual currency in the Western Balkans.
With support from the Norwegian Embassy and UNICEF Montenegro, first child friendly rooms introduced in three courts and three state prosecutor's offices in Montenegro to ensure appropriate child participation and care during judicial proceedings
Conflict in the region is imminent, and it is time to action to protect years of progress.
The project is implemented by the Environmental Protection Agencies of Austria and Montenegro
Contradictory is the information on the quality of 41 kilometers of the first section of the highway in Montenegro, which is being built by the Chinese company China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) and which, according to the latest announcements from the Government, should be completed by the end of the year, after more than six and a half years is .
The EIB will invest €50 million to support the green recovery and decarbonisation of the Montenegrin economy. • The EIB’s climate and environmental sustainability financing for Montenegro aims to accelerate the green transition and climate adaptation of small and medium businesses. • Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the EIB has invested €100 million to support Montenegrin companies.
Digital School is based on the Learning Passport, jointly developed by UNICEF, Microsoft and the University of Cambridge, and is currently used in 17 countries around the world.
During the project "Integration of key competencies in the education system in Montenegro", which was supported by the European Union, approximately 1,900 teachers were trained, it was pointed out at the final conference on the end of the project, held on Tuesday, December 21, in Podgorica.
Analysis of Support for the Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Montenegro through the Prism of Cooperation Between Local and National Actors provided input for the development of proposals for strengthening institutional mechanisms that should enable more efficient and effective coordination and cooperation between the national and local levels in terms of providing support to the MSME sector.
EBRD lends €4 million to Lovćen Bank AD Podgorica Funding will help strengthen competitiveness of Montenegrin SMEs Goal is to allocate 10 per cent of credit line to investments in green technologies
Published: 02/03/2022 Author: Ministry of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media
Through five selected projects, which will be implemented by entities that support the development of small businesses in cooperation with municipalities, the performance of at least 70 small businesses will be improved
MED and EBRD are preparing a portal on available MSME support programs with a focus on women's entrepreneurship, young and less developed municipalities
Yesterday, the delegation of the Federal Republic of Germany paid a visit to the Border Police Sector, during which an official handover of a valuable donation to the Border Police was made.
The event was focused on the activities aiming at providing tailored support in linking the vocational education and training of SMEs in the field of innovation and skills development targeting increase of productivity and quality of work in the agri-food sector.
The NGO Cluster Initiative, which implements these activities through the project "Digitization 1.0 - Full digitization of tourism products", organized an info day for 40 representatives of small businesses and agricultural producers.
The Committee of Senior Officials of the COST Program (CSO) has approved 70 new COST actions for funding, which will begin with the implementation of activities in early autumn 2022.