On this day, 70 years ago, the Member States of the United Nations came together to adopt the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This step brought the world together after the greatest tragedy in human history. We have come a long way since then.
The Directorate of Public Works of Montenegro has signed supervision and works contracts for track rehabilitation on the Vrbnica–Bar railway line, including repair works on overhead power lines and telecommunications utilities. The European Union is supporting this project through its IPA pre-accession funds. The overall value of the project is €5.6 million.
Five young civil servants from Montenegro have been selected to participate in the “EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans” project, funded by the EU and implemented by the British Council.
Today we stand united in our determination to protect and to promote the rights of all children everywhere. These rights are universal, indivisible and inalienable. Every single child has the right to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment – free from any form of violence, abuse, harassment or neglect. It is our collective task to do everything we can to ensure that these rights are respected and ensured for every child, everywhere.
Podgorica, 13 November - Montenegro has achieved continuous progress in legislative reform and institution building, and has an initial track record in the fight against high-level corruption and organised crime, money laundering and temporary seizures of assets, but has only limited results in some other areas, the latest European Commission’s non-paper on the rule of law shows. The non-paper, which is part of the Commission’s six-monthly reporting on chapters 23 and 24 for Montenegro, was presented at a press conference held in Podgorica.
Podgorica, 9 November – The exhibition of photographs “Montenegro and the EU – A Lasting Partnership”, organised by the EU Info Centre, was opened on the plateau in front of the technical faculties in Podgorica. Photographs of the results of the assistance that the European Union has been continuously providing to Montenegro over the past 20 years are being exhibited there.