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  • 12 Feb 2014
    Podgorica rises again and dances against violence against women!

    For the second year in a row Podgorica will be a part of global family that will dance for ending violence against women. The event will be organized by the Safe Women's House, a group of tireless, hard-working activists and UNDP Montenegro. This global initiative 1 Billion Rising takes place in more than 200 countries worldwide

  • 19 Dec 2013
    UNDP and GFATM gathered project professionals from Southeast Europe, Central Asia and Pacific in Montenegro

    With an aim to strengthen program management capacities in countries where UNDP is a primary recipient of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) grants, a four-day regional workshop has been organized in Montenegro.

  • 30 Nov 2013
    Social Card – Social Welfare Information System in Montenegro

    In order to get the staff of social welfare centers in Montenegro properly informed about the project Social Card – SWIS (Social Welfare Information System) and the on-going and forthcoming reform processes in social protection, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro, Branch Trade Union of Workers in Social Protection and UNDP Montenegro organized a conference for around a hundred participants - directors and expert employees of centers for social welfare.

  • 29 Nov 2013
    Make gender equality reality for every woman in Montenegro and the rest of the Balkans

    Gender equality is intrinsically linked to sustainable development and is vital to the realization of human rights for all. Nevertheless, Montenegro is a society still significantly characterized by traditional way of power share and people are still overburdened by gender stereotypes.

  • 02 Oct 2013
    Ageing and seniority – the quality of life

    The modernization of society has resulted in a significant shift in the world’s demographic profile. The number of older people has tripled over the last 50 years and it is expected that by the year 2050, more than one in every five persons in the world will be aged 60 or over. In these terms, the situation in Montenegro is not different than in any other country. According to the latest census 18.3 percent of the Montenegrin population is older than 65 years.

  • 01 Oct 2013
    First Regional Conference "Ageing and seniority – the quality of life"

    The Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, UNDP Montenegro and PI Nursing Home „Grabovac“, Risan, will organize a two-day Regional Conference „Ageing and seniority - the quality of life“, with the support of IPA 2010 Project “Social Welfare and Child Care System Reform - Enhancing Social Inclusion“ funded by the European Union, and with the support of PI „Morsko dobro“.

  • 23 Aug 2013
    Helen Clark discusses gender and leadership with Forbes

    “It’s true that as a woman leader you attract probably a disproportionate amount of influence because there are so few of us,” says Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 04 Jul 2013
    EU and UNDP continue to support community based social services

    Social inclusion of marginalized groups is one of highest priorities of Montenegro’s accession to the EU. To ensure sustainable and equal access to social welfare and child care system for all socially vulnerable people in the country, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare - in partnership with the EU Delegation in Montenegro and UNDP - increased efforts to plan and provide more funds for social services.

  • 14 Feb 2013
    One billion rising in Podgorica

    Hundreds of citizens will be dancing on the main square in Podgorica in protest against family violence. In this way the capital of Montenegro will join the international campaign „One billion rising“ which will - on the same day and at the same time - connect Podgorica, Brussels, Rome, Sarajevo, Berlin, Belgrade, Zagreb and another 200 cities in the world.

  • 28 Jan 2013
    Launch of the National Human Development Report 2013

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Montenegro will organise a presentation of the National Human Development Report 2013, titled: ‘People are the real wealth of the country.’ How rich is Montenegro?

  • 28 Jan 2013
    People are the real wealth of the country. How rich is Montenegro?

    Almost half of the Montenegrin population (42%), especially older generations, continue to believe that the state, i.e. the Government is responsible to provide for them. Even nine out of ten citizens believe that for making progress in life it is important to be well connected with people in high positions and with political powers - data revealed in the latest National Human Development Report of Montenegro.

  • 19 Dec 2012
    Where do Montenegrin women stand in politics and entrepreneurship?

    Women in Montenegro face an increased threat of domestic violence. They are also politically marginalized and economically disadvantaged. With only 13.6% of women parliamentarians, Montenegro takes 99th place among countries of the world, where the average representation is 19.6%.

  • 19 Dec 2012
    Memorandums of cooperation with 3 municipalities on women entrepreneurship

    In the framework of the IPA 2010 Gender Programme, memorandums of cooperation will be signed by the municipalities of Cetinje, Kolašin and Mojkovac with an aim of boosting economic empowerment of women.

  • 15 Dec 2012
    Women to politics, politics to women

    In the framework of the IPA 2010 Gender Programme, a two day international conference „Women to politics, politics to women“ will be organized with the aim to review the status of women in politics after recent general elections, as well as on the output of quotas in the Electoral Law of Montenegro.