Delegation to Montenegro

NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

15.08.2014 - Anna Lindh Foundation: recruitment launched for new Executive Director

The European Commission is seeking to pre-select the new Executive Director of the Anna Lindh Foundation for Inter-Cultural Dialogue, based in Alexandria, Egypt. ...

25.07.2014 - Press release regarding EIDHR grants

In relation to several allegations that irregularities have occurred in awarding the Montenegrin NGO MANS with a grant on "More Transparent, Accountable and Trusted Elections in Montenegro" ...

10.07.2014 - Joint Press Statement following the meeting of the Special group on public administration reform between Montenegro and the European Commission

Representatives of Montenegrin institutions have discussed today with European officials on public administration reform in Montenegro. ...

25.06.2014 - Montenegro joins COSME, the EU´s financing programme for small and medium-sized enterprises

Montenegro is the first candidate country to join the EU's Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Programme (COSME), under which the European Commission promotes entrepreneurship ...

EU NEWS

01.07.2014 - Western Balkans countries, Moldova sign up to Horizon 2020

Five Western Balkan countries (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia), and the Republic of Moldova today secured full access to the European Union's new seven year research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. The six countries signed association agreements in Brussels together with Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation at the European Commission. All six countries have experience of cooperation on research and innovation with the EU through the seventh framework programme (FP7), and are seeking to build on this under Horizon 2020. ...

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. ...

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