NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

26.03.2015 - Speech by EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn at the meeting with Western Balkans 6 Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Transport

Ministers, I am delighted to be with you today on the occasion of the first meeting within the Western Balkan 6 framework since taking up my mandate in November.
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24.03.2015 - Feasibility Study for the 400 kV Interconnection between Serbia, Montenegro and BiH completed

Within the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF), the Feasibility Study including ESIA for the 400 kV Interconnection between Serbia – Montenegro – BiH, prepared by the Infrastructure Projects Facility and executed by IPF1 (WYG Consortium)
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20.03.2015 - Peer Review Mission in the Area of Judiciary

A Peer Review Mission in the area of Judiciary took place in Podgorica between 18 and 20 March 2015. ...

16.03.2015 - Launching of the EU Investigative Journalism Award Contest

The Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 EU Investigative Journalism Award Contest. ...

EU NEWS

26.03.2015 - Reports on the Implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2014

In a set of annual reports adopted on 25 March 2015, the European Commission and the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy assessed the implementation of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) with the 16 partner countries in East Europe and the southern Mediterranean and made recommendations for the year ahead. ...

25.03.2015 - Statement by the Spokesperson on the killing of a young woman in Afghanistan

The killing of Ms Farkhunda - who was beaten to death and later burned by an angry mob on Thursday 19 March – is a tragic reminder of dangers women face from false accusations and the lack of justice in Afghanistan. After the action taken by the Afghan Authorities and the arrest of 13 suspects and 13 police officials, we all hope that responsible can be brought to justice. The EU will continue to put the elimination and prevention of all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls and respect for the rule of law at the centre of its activities in Afghanistan, as the lynchpin of progress towards a better society. ...

23.03.2015 - EUROSTAT: Fourth quarter of 2014 – Euro area job vacancy rate up to 1.8%; EU28 up to 1.7

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA18) was 1.8% in the fourth quarter of 2014, up from 1.6% recorded both in the previous quarter and in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. ...