NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

05.04.2018 - An important stepping stone for a national media policy for Montenegro: the JUFREX media sector inquiry

An European Union-funded project implemented by the Council of Europe presented today its findings and recommendations for further reform in Montenegro's media sector.
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28.02.2018 - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker visits Montenegro

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker visited Montenegro as part of an official tour of the Western Balkans. ...

27.02.2018 - President Juncker's Address in the Parliament of Montenegro (in French)

C'est à la fois un honneur et un plaisir de vous voir. Je suis content d'être là et je suis heureux d'être au Monténégro. C'est en fait ma première visite dans votre pays et on me dit que c'est un très beau pays, dont je ne vois pas les beautés du paysage parce
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EU Assistance

02.03.2018 - Spain to support Montenegro’s Tax Administration

A kick-off conference for the EU funded twinning project (IPA 2014) „Support to Tax Administration“, which is being implemented by FIIAPP with the Spanish Tax Administration and the Montenegrin Tax Administration as twinning partners ...

21.02.2018 - EU to continue to support capacity building in investigative journalism

The EU will continue to support investigative journalism in Montenegro, it was announced at the conference “Investigative Journalism and the Ethical Code: Challenges and How to Achieve Professional Standards” organised by the Montenegrin Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIN) ...

13.02.2018 - Railway reconstruction good example of EU support to Montenegro

On 9 February the European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, and Montenegrin PM Dusko Markovic visited a railway reconstruction project in Podgorica ...

EU NEWS

09.02.2018 - Sakharov Fellowship 4-16 June 2018 – call for applications

The European Parliament’s Sakharov Fellowship offers up to 14 human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries the opportunity to follow a two week intensive training in Brussels and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice. It has been organised annually since 2016 further to an initiative taken by the Sakharov Prize Network at the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Sakharov Prize. ...

06.02.2018 - Western Balkans Strategy: a unique opportunity for a united Europe

As President Juncker announced in his 2017 State of the Union address, the Commission adopted today a strategy for 'A credible enlargement perspective for and enhanced EU engagement with the Western Balkans' (strategija), confirming the European future of the region as a geostrategic investment in a stable, strong and united Europe based on common values. ...

16.01.2018 - Plastic Waste: a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, adopted today, is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. ...