NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

21.07.2015 - "Keeping human rights at the heart of the EU agenda" - EU adopts new EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy

Crises, poverty and many attempts worldwide to shrink the space of civil society require all our attention and efforts on human rights. We face every day the dramatic situation ...

17.07.2015 - EU expects full implementation of electoral legislation

The Head of Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, Ambassador Mitja Drobnič, participated today at a conference dedicated to the implementation of electoral legislation in the run-up to parliamentary elections ...

15.07.2015 - Statement on the EU Investigative Journalism Award

Following a series of television talk-shows, articles in newspapers and questions from different media outlets with regard to the EU Investigative Journalism Award ...

06.07.2015 - Director-General Christian Danielsson to visit Montenegro on 7 and 8 July

Christian Danielsson, Director-General of DG Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, will pay an official visit to Montenegro on 7-8 July 2015 ...

EU NEWS

28.07.2015 - First population estimates – Over 1 million more people living in the EU than in 2014

On 1st January 2015, the population of the European Union was estimated at 508.2 million, compared to an estimate of 506.9 million on 1st January 2014. ...

23.07.2015 - Commission allocates €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria in the wake of natural disasters

Today the Commission decided to grant aid worth €16.2 million from the EU Solidarity Fund to Greece and Bulgaria following natural disasters that occurred in the winter of 2015. Greece suffered from wide-spread flooding affecting five of its regions, while considerable damage was caused in Bulgaria due to severe winter conditions. ...

16.07.2015 - Statement by the Spokesperson of High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini and of Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn on the initiative for a possible referendum in Republika Srpska

Holding a referendum on the state judiciary in Republika Srpska would challenge the cohesion, sovereignty and integrity of Bosnia and Herzegovina, to which the leaders of all the political parties represented in the BiH Parliament, including entity President Dodik, committed themselves in February 2015. Holding a referendum also risks undermining closer integration with the EU, to which all political leaders have also said they are committed. ...