NEWS FROM MONTENEGRO

09.02.2016 - Report on Pre-Selection of the European Capital of Culture 2021

The report of the jury which pre-selected Herceg Novi (Montenegro) and Novi Sad (Serbia) as candidates for the European Capital of Culture in 2021 is now available online ...

02.02.2016 - EU support for Montenegrin civil society organisations

Last year, the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro awarded 15 grant contracts to Montenegrin and European civil society organisations (CSOs), as part of the EU’s assistance programme aimed specifically at supporting the development of local CSOs
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29.01.2016 - Role of Media in Promoting Gender Equality

With the help of experts from EU Member States, Montenegro benefitted from a TAIEX workshop on Gender Equality in the Media, which gathered media professionals from various parts of the country. ...

EU Assistance

03.02.2016 - Joint Technical Secretariat office for the two bilateral Cross-Border programmes - Montenegro - Albania and Montenegro – Kosovo* opened in Podgorica

For the first time, Montenegro hosts the Joint Technical Secretariat for two Cross border Cooperation Programmes: Montenegro-Albania and Montenegro – Kosovo on its own territory ...

23.12.2015 - New homes for 48 internally displaced Roma and Egyptian families

Forty-eight internally displaced families received keys to their new homes today, which were built with EU funds in the amount of EUR 1.7 million. The Head of Cooperation Section at the EU Delegation to Montenegro ...

17.12.2015 - Centre for accommodation and treatment of women victims of substance abuse opens with the support of EU funds

The Women's Pavilion of the Centre for accommodation, rehabilitation and resocialisation of persons suffering from substance abuse was ceremonially opened by the President of Montenegro ...

EU NEWS

09.02.2016 - Safer Internet Day: 1 out of 4 internet users in the EU experienced security related problems in 2015

BRUSSELS, 08 February 2016 – Ahead of the Safer Internet Day tomorrow, data published by Eurostat shows that 25% of internet users in the EU experienced security issues in 2015 such as viruses affecting devices, abuse of personal information or children accessing inappropriate websites. ...

27.01.2016 - Message by President Jean-Claude Juncker to the Jewish community on the occasion of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016

BRUSSELS, 27 January 2016 – "Condemned to hide" – I never imagined I would see headlines like this in my lifetime. I never imagined a Rabbi in Marseille would have to tell his Community it might be better to hide the kippa, I never imagined that Jewish schools and Synagogues would have to be guarded, I never imagined a Europe where Jews feel so insecure that immigration to Israel reaches an all-time high. 71 years after the liberation of Auschwitz this is intolerable. ...

27.01.2016 - Statement by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

BRUSSELS, 27 January 2016 – The scar, the indelible scar that the Shoah has left across Europe, is and must forever be seared into our collective memory. As Eli Wiesel said, “to forget a Holocaust is to kill twice.” ...