NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

08.12.2016 - Ruiz Calavera: No room for compromise when it comes to protection of human rights

As a country whose future lies in the European Union, Montenegro must make sure that its citizens’ human rights are well protected and enforced, because protection of human rights ...

07.12.2016 - Regional economic cooperation: road to common European future of the Western Balkans

European Commission will continue to support the process of regional economic integration both from the policy point of view but also through direct financial support ...

05.12.2016 - Interview: EU Ambassador to Montenegro for the European Western Balkans

After the publication of the 2016 Enlargement Package, EU Ambassador to Montenegro, Aivo Orav, talked to the online portal European Western Balkans ...

EU Assistance

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 ...

30.11.2016 - EU support to the rule of law in Montenegro

Closing event of the three-year project "EU support to the rule of law in Montenegro", supported by EU funds in the amount of 3 million euros, took place in the EU Info Centre. ...

24.11.2016 - EU and Council of Europe launch new program of support to reforms in the areas of rule of law, democracy and human rights

The European Union and the Council of Europe, through the joint program “Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey” (Horizontal Facility) ...

EU NEWS

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. ...

24.11.2016 - Joint Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016

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, Věra Jourová, Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Tibor Navracsics, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, and Julian King, Commissioner for Security Union, made the following statement: ...

24.11.2016 - Freeze EU accession talks with Turkey until it halts repression, urge MEPs

MEPs want a temporary freeze on EU accession talks with Turkey. In a resolution voted on Thursday, they say Turkey should nonetheless remain “anchored” to the EU. They also pledge to review their position when the “disproportionate repressive measures” under the state of emergency in Turkey are lifted. ...