Delegation to Montenegro

NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

23.04.2014 - PRESS RELEASE

The EU Delegation is concerned by the recent series of attacks on the LGBTIQ Social Centre in Podgorica including the attack by masked perpetrators on the night of 20-21 April in which a glass window was broken. We call on the responsible authorities to take appropriate measures to prevent further attacks. ...

04.04.2014 - The EU Delegation to Montenegro calls for contributions to the 2014 Progress Report from civil society organizations

In October 2014, the European Commission will publish its Progress Report to take stock of where Montenegro stands in a number of fields. The views and insights of local civil society in this regard are of great importance. ...

13.02.2014 - PRESS RELEASE

PODGORICA 13 February 2014 - The EU Delegation to Montenegro strongly condemns last night's torching of yet another vehicle belonging to the daily newspaper Vijesti. The European Commission expresses concerns over the fact that in recent months attacks on journalists and media property have increased in Montenegro ...

07.02.2014 - The Asylum Centre Opened in Spuž

The Asylum Centre in Spuž was officially inaugurated by the Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, Mitja Drobnič and the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Predrag Bošković ...

EU NEWS

08.03.2014 - Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the occasion of International Women's Day 2014

Today, on International Women's Day, we celebrate the real transformation the world has witnessed in women's rights, thanks both to individual achievements and our common participation in political life. Women have made great advances, but there is still a long way to go to achieve a world free from gender-based discrimination. Equal access to education and health services and the chance to become a full participant in political life is everyone’s right and an essential ingredient of democracy. Long-term stability and development can only be achieved if violence and discrimination against women are addressed ...

05.02.2014 - Approaching lift off: focus will be key to success of new EU macro-regional strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian

Preparations have reached a milestone for a brand new macro-regional strategy to support cooperation among 8 countries in the Adriatic and Ionian region. Hosted by the Greek Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission, a high-level Stakeholder Conference takes place in Athens on 6-7 February. It marks the end of a wide consultation that has involved civil society and stakeholders across the 8 countries. ...

10.12.2013 - Declaration by the High Representative, Catherine Ashton, on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2013

"This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 1993 World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna. The Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action confirmed the universality of all human rights and led to historic advances in their promotion and protection. ...

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