NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

26.06.2015 - Statement by the High Representative/Vice-President Frederica Mogherini on the occasion of the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

Today, as we celebrate the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, our thoughts go to all those around the world who have been and continue to be exposed to this horrible practice. ...

25.06.2015 - Montenegro and the EU: EU-Montenegro JCC calls for increased political accountability and ownership of the accession process in Montenegro

The 6th meeting of the EU-Montenegro Civil Society Joint Consultative Committee (JCC), organized on 23 and 24 June at the EESC headquarters in Brussels ...

24.06.2015 - “Respect life, surrender weapons” campaign launched

On 24 June, the campaign “Respect life, surrender weapons” officially started with a press conference held in the UN Eco Building in Podgorica. ...

20.06.2015 - Environment and Climate Change Week in Montenegro

The Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro, in cooperation with the EU Info Centre and three local NGOs dealing with environment (Green Home, Eco Centre Dolphin and Ozone), ...

EU NEWS

11.06.2015 - European Union and International Monetary Fund sign an Agreement for an €8 million Fiscal Reforms Program in Southeastern Europe

The European Commission (EC) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have signed a grant agreement for an €8 million (US$8.7 million) capacity development program on fiscal reforms in Southeastern Europe (SEE). ...

02.06.2015 - Green Week 2015 Tackles Declining Biodiversity as New Data Reveals Birds and Marine Life threatened with extinction

Nearly 15% of birds in the EU are threatened with extinction, as well as 7.5% of all marine fish species in European waters, according to new reports published today by the European Commission. Green Week 2015, Europe’s biggest conference dedicated to environment policy which opens today, will look at the reasons behind these trends and ways to fight back against declining biodiversity. The three-day conference is free and open to all. All sessions are web-streamed. ...

25.05.2015 - Statement by the Spokesperson on a new Russian law on “undesirable” non-governmental organisations

The new law on “undesirable” non–governmental organisations enacted by the Russian president on Saturday 23 May is a worrying step in a series of restrictions on civil society, independent media and political opposition. ...