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19.06.2019.

PM Marković: Government wants to provide talented students and teachers with opportunity to develop creativity, innovation

PM Marković: Government wants to provide talented students and teachers with opportunity to develop creativity, innovation Podgorica, Montenegro (19 June 2019) -- Government of Montenegro will strive to provide better conditions for talented students and their teachers to put creativity and innovative ideas into action, and to make education system compatible with the needs of the economy of the 21st century, said Prime Minister Duško Marković at a meeting with Ambassador of the United Kingdom Alison Kemp and Director of the British Council Vanja Madžgalj...

18.06.2019.

Minister Damjanović in Bucharest: Montenegro commended for developing Smart Specialication Strategy

Minister Damjanović in Bucharest: Montenegro commended for developing Smart Specialication Strategy

At the invitation of Deputy Director-General of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ms. Charlina Vitcheva, Minister of Science of Montenegro Sanja Damjanović participates in the conference "Supporting Smart Specialisation Strategies and Technology Transfer in South-East Europe" at the Polytechnic University in Bucharest, Romania...

18.06.2019.

PM Marković at Rectorate: Government fully supports planned further strategic steps of University of Montenegro

PM Marković at Rectorate: Government fully supports planned further strategic steps of University of Montenegro

The Government of Montenegro fully supports the planned further strategic steps of the University of Montenegro (UCG) to improve the quality of studying and positioning of the University as well as to improve the material status and professional status of teaching and non-teaching staff, Prime Minister Duško Marković said today at a meeting with the UCG leadership...

17.06.2019.

Tourism Council's session: Impressive tourist growth re-positions Montenegro as top destination, Coordination Body for effective response to challenges established

Tourism Council

At today's session, chaired by the Council President, Prime Minister Duško Marković, the Tourism Council concluded that the tourist indicators in the first quarter of this year significantly exceeded the data from the record year 2018, which, alongside the fact that the activities on the preparation of the peak of this year's season are implemented or being implemented in accordance with the plan, indicates that 2019 will be a very successful tourist year...

17.06.2019.

Ministers Nuhodžić, Stefanović: Criminals are not and will not be safe either in Montenegro or in Serbia

Ministers Nuhodžić, Stefanović: Criminals are not and will not be safe either in Montenegro or in Serbia

Minister of the Interior Mevludin Nuhodžić and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the Republic of Serbia Nebojša Stefanović noted today in Belgrade the high-quality cooperation between the Montenegrin and Serbian police in the fight against organized crime, adding that criminals won't be safe either in Montenegro or in Serbia...

14.06.2019.

Works and protests on Bukovica river suspended

Podgorica, Montenegro (14 June 2019) -- Works on the building of small hydro-power plants on the Bukovica river are suspended until the Government re-examines all the documentation and reaches a final decision. It was concluded at today's meeting of Minister of Economy Dragica Sekulić and local residents of Šavnik municipality, representatives of NGOs, investors and representatives of local government...

14.06.2019.

Cooperation agreement on "Creative Montenegro" project signed: By end of 2020, EUR 1 million for creative industries, cultural heritage

Cooperation agreement on "Creative Montenegro" project signed: By end of 2020, EUR 1 million for creative industries, cultural heritage

Cetinje, Montenegro (14 June 2019) -- Minister of Culture Aleksandar Bogdanović and UNDP Resident Representative in Montenegro Daniela Gasparikova signed the agreement on cooperation between the two institutions within the project "Creative Montenegro - Economic Valorisation and Creative Industries" in Cetinje earlier today.

13.06.2019.

Press release from 125th Cabinet session

Press release from 125th Cabinet session

Podgorica, Montenegro (13 June 2019) -- At today's session, the Montenegrin Cabinet passed the Draft Law on the Restriction of Usage of Tobacco Products. The Government also passed the Draft Law Amending the Law on Contributions for Compulsory Social Insurance, which proposes to reduce the rate of contributions for health insurance at the expense of the employer from 4.3 to 2.3%. The proposal, together with the increase in minimum wage, is part of a complete solution designed to improve the standard of employees, while at the same time not slowing the growth of employment and the competitiveness of the economy...

13.06.2019.

Cabinet passes draft law on restriction of usage of tobacco products

Cabinet passes draft law on restriction of usage of tobacco products

Podgorica, Montenegro (13 June 2019) -- At today's session, the Montenegrin Cabinet passed the Draft Law on the Restriction of Usage of Tobacco Products. In order to protect the lives and health of people, the Draft Law prescribes measures to reduce and limit the usage of tobacco and similar products, prevent harmful effects of their usage, ingredients and emissions, marking of individual and outer packages, putting tobacco products and electronic cigarettes on the market, and measures to prevent exposure to secondary tobacco smoke and to provide air free from tobacco smoke...

13.06.2019.

Minister Darmanović opens Consulate of Montenegro in Trieste: Confirmation of commitment to develop cooperation with Italy

Minister Darmanović opens Consulate of Montenegro in Trieste: Confirmation of commitment to develop cooperation with Italy

Minister of Foreign Affairs Srđan Darmanović opened the Consulate of Montenegro in Trieste last night, headed by Honorary Consul Sven Bichler. On that occasion, Minister Darmanović pointed out that the opening of the Consulate in Trieste, in the year when Montenegro and Italy celebrate 140 years of diplomatic relations, represents an important step towards the expansion of the diplomatic network and confirmation of the commitment to continuously develop cooperation between the counties...