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10.07.2017.

On eve of Trieste Summit: Montenegro is for regional cooperation, but EU integration remains crucial

On eve of Trieste Summit: Montenegro is for regional cooperation, but EU integration remains crucial Podgorica, Montenegro (10 July 2017) -- On the eve of the Summit of Western Balkan countries in Trieste, Prime Minister’s Adviser for Economic Affairs and Sub-Coordinator of the Working Group of the Government of Montenegro for the field of economic integration as part of the preparation of activities in the framework of the Berlin Process Nina Vujošević announced today that Montenegro will support the Action Plan for the Regional Economic Space and Regional Cooperation in general, but exclusively in the existing legal framework. In an integration sense, the key priority of our country remains to complete the process of joining the European Union, as she stressed...

09.07.2017.

Kotor Fortress listed on UNESCO World Heritage List

Kotor Fortress listed on UNESCO World Heritage List

The transnational, serial nomination of Venetian fortifications from the 16th to the 17th centuries, which was nominated for the entry of three countries: Italy, Croatia and Montenegro, was accepted today at the 41st Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, which is being held in Krakow from 2 to 12 July...

07.07.2017.

Response to University of Montenegro's announcement on enrollment at High School for Nurses in Berane

The Law on Higher Education ("Official Gazette of Montenegro" No. 44 of 21 October 2014, 52/14, 47/15, 40/16) stipulates that "the Government shall determine the number of students to be financed from the budget of Montenegro for a certain study program, in accordance with the number prescribed in the public institution license". (Article 65 of the Law)...

07.07.2017.

Government of Montenegro and IFAD officially begin implementation of Cluster Development and Rural Transformation Project in Montenegro

Government of Montenegro and IFAD officially begin implementation of Cluster Development and Rural Transformation Project in Montenegro

Representatives of the Government of Montenegro and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) marked today the official launch of a joint project in Nikšić, which will support the development of agriculture and rural infrastructure in seven Montenegrin municipalities. The Project for Cluster Development and Transformation of Rural Areas in Montenegro was officially opened by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Milutin Simović, and Director of IFAD for Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Central Asia Khalida Bouzard...

07.07.2017.

Session of Public Administration Reform Council

Session of Public Administration Reform Council

Podgorica, Montenegro (7 July 2017) -- The Public Administration Reform Council, chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister for Political System, Interior and Foreign Policy Zoran Pažin, held the first session today...

07.07.2017.

Chief Negotiator in Tallinn: Estonian Presidency gives full support to further continuation of Montenegro’ negotiations

Chief Negotiator in Tallinn: Estonian Presidency gives full support to further continuation of Montenegro’ negotiations

Minister of European Affairs Aleksandar Andrija Pejović participated in a meeting of 28 Member States, European Commission and the Council of the European Union with the Chief Negotiators of Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey which was held under the Estonian Presidency on 6 July in Tallinn.

07.07.2017.

PM Marković visits CERN: Montenegro gets opportunity to use scientific potential of whole world

PM Marković visits CERN: Montenegro gets opportunity to use scientific potential of whole world

Geneva, Switzerland (7 July 2017) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković signed ealier today at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN), the world's leading scientific institution, the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Montenegro and CERN, whic will enable Montenegro to become a full member of the CMS Experiment (The Compact Muon Solenoid)...

07.07.2017.

DPM Pažin: To make additional efforts to improve public administration at all levels

DPM Pažin: To make additional efforts to improve public administration at all levels

Podgorica, Montenegro (7 July 2017) -- Deputy Prime Minister for Political System, Interior and Foreign Policy Zoran Pažin spoke today at the opening of a conference on the cooperation of municipalities and non-governmental organisations, as well as the openness and responsibility of local governments, organised by the Centre for the Development of Non-Governmental Organisations (CRNVO).

07.07.2017.

Prime Minister Duško Markovć is paying working visit to CERN

Prime Minister Duško Markovć is paying working visit to CERN

Geneva, Switzerland (7 July 2017) -- Prime Minister Duško Marković started his working visit to the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, where he was greeted by a group of directors of the most prestigious international scientific institution...

06.07.2017.

Press release from 33rd Cabinet session: Government proposes VAT rate to rise from 19% to 21%

Press release from 33rd Cabinet session: Government proposes VAT rate to rise from 19% to 21%

Podgorica, Montenegro (6 July 2017) – In line with the Proposed Fiscal Strategy, the Cabinet passed the draft laws amending the Law on Value Added Tax and the Law on Excise. As announced, in order to reduce the budget deficit, it is envisaged to increase the general VAT rate from 19% to 21%, while the lower rate applied to the trading of basic foodstuffs remains unchanged at the level of 7%, which is the Government's response aimed at keeping prices of basic food products, or preventing the price increase of these products.