NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

17.01.2017 - Opinion poll: continuous rise in support for Montenegro's EU accession

The most recent opinion poll reveals a continuing positive attitude towards the EU and Montenegro's accession process with a very high support of over 76% for EU membership among the decided voters who would turn out at the referendum. ...

04.01.2017 - Orav for MINA News Agency: Political situation will not have an impact on EU integration

Political situation in Montenegro will not have a negative impact on Montenegro's EU or NATO integration processes, said the Head of EU Delegation in Podgorica, Aivo Orav ...

20.12.2016 - Young people from Montenegro to have their say on the future of Europe

The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has selected Srednja ekonomsko-ugostiteljska škola from Bar, Montenegro to participate in the 2017 edition of Your Europe Your Say (YEYS) ...

EU Assistance

13.01.2017 - EU grants €22.9 million to Montenegro

The European Commission has adopted on 2 December the 2016 Programme for Montenegro, granting EUR 22.9 million to support Montenegro in carrying out reforms on its path to EU membership ...

16.12.2016 - EU supports construction of wastewater treatment plant in Podgorica with €1.1 million

The European Union, through the Western Balkans Investment Framework, and in partnership with KfW, provided €1.1 million for consultancy services that will support the construction of a new wastewater treatment plant in Podgorica ...

08.12.2016 - Montenegro receives ambulances from the EU worth almost €700.000

Montenegro's Institute for Emergency Medical Care is set to receive 12 reanimobiles from the European Union worth almost €700.000 ...

EU NEWS

16.12.2016 - The Western Balkans and their European path

Over the last two years, the unprecedented migration and security challenges have put into question the resilience of Europe and its immediate neighbourhood, at many levels. At the same time, these issues have proven to be opportunities for greater cooperation, closer ties and deepened relationships across Europe as a region and a continent, beyond nationality or EU membership. ...

16.12.2016 - Joint Statement on the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December

On the occasion of International Migrant Day on 18 December, Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the Commission, Federica Mogherini, the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the Commission, Johannes Hahn, Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Neven Mimica, Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Dimitris Avramopoulos, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Christos Stylianides, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, and Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, made the following statement ...

09.12.2016 - Declaration by the High Representative Federica Mogherini on behalf of the European Union on Human Rights Day, 10 December 2016

On 10 December, the European Union and its Member States celebrate Human Rights Day. As inequality and violations of human rights pose increasing challenges across the world, and conflict continues in countries such as Syria, it is all the more important that we redouble our efforts to defend the rights of all people. This is why this year we join the United Nations in calling upon people to stand up for someone's rights. ...