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Procurement of a new medical vehicle with necessary equipment for the Health Station Žabljak

EU health policy focuses on providing equal access to modern and efficient healthcare for all Europeans.

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“Mechanism” reloaded

Investigative journalism is a safeguard for freedom of speech. It strengthens democratic accountability and encourages debate.

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3C – Cross-border exchange for the development of Cultural and Creative industries

Cultural heritage represents a strong bond to the past, present, and future. In every society, it gives a sense of unity and makes an inseparable part of the shared identity.

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EU and UNICEF for early childhood development in Montenegro

Each society has a responsibility to ensure that every child can reach its full potential.

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Development of a road network database in Montenegro

A road database is an extremely important tool for the management, planning and development of the road network, as well as for the improvement of road safety.

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3D Virtual Heritage

Cultural heritage is of paramount importance for preserving national identity, but also for the economic development of a country. It contributes substantially to employment and social cohesion. In this respect, it is vital to raise public awareness of the importance of cultural heritage and preserve it for future generations.

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New social protection services for an improved quality of life

Providing social protection is of paramount importance for reducing poverty and inequality, strengthening social stability, as well as for achieving social justice. It is therefore important to foster social inclusion and continuously develop quality social protection programmes.

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Integration of key competences into the education system of Montenegro

Key competences are the sum of knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to live in contemporary knowledge-based society. They are very important when it comes to employability, social inclusion and active citizenship. Therefore, everyone has the right to develop key competences.

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Further development of local employment initiatives in Montenegro

The EU is a catalyst in social change and strongly devoted to improving living conditions by promoting employment, sustainable growth and greater social cohesion within and outside its borders.

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Joint EU-MNE Programme for Employment, Education and Social Protection 2015-2017

The European Union’s pre-accession assistance to Montenegro for the period 2014-2020 is implemented through eight priority sectors, including the sector of education, employment and social policies.

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Strengthening the operational capacities of the EAM to deliver the active policy on employment of Montenegro through digitalisation

The European Union places great emphasis on better understanding of labour market needs and skills matching, as well as providing support to unemployed and active job-seekers.

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Regional programme on local democracy in the Western Balkans (ReLOaD)

ReLOaD2 is a regional initiative funded by the European Union and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the following six Western Balkans countries and territories: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia.

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Regional programme: Ending violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey (implementing norms, changing minds)

Violence against women and girls is among the most common violation of women’s human rights worldwide.

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Reform of National Disability Determination System

All disability rights in the sectors of social protection, employment, pension and war veterans, education and health directly depend on the design of the disability assessment/determination system.

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E-services and digital infrastructure as a measure of response to COVID-19

E-services are considered one of the greatest innovations of today. They improve the quality of service and provide alternative communication channels to their users.

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MELAdetect – Early detection of melanoma of the skin, mucous membranes and eyes

The EU provides substantial financial support to cancer prevention and treatment. It does so in order to help more people to live without cancer and enable more cancer patients to be diagnosed earlier and have a better quality of life after treatment.

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Implementation of the European Blood Transfusion System

The European Blood Directive covers all steps in the transfusion process and sets the quality and safety standards for blood in EU Member States.

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Procurement of search and rescue equipment and health care equipment

EU policies and actions in public health are aimed at protecting and improving the health of EU citizens, supporting the modernization of health infrastructure and improving the efficiency of Europe’s health system.

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Upgrading the IT capacity of the Tax Administration in Montenegro

Stable revenue flow is crucial for ensuring macroeconomic stability and greater foreign direct investment. In that regard, each country needs to improve its overall business environment and ensure revenue collection.

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Support to Tax Administration

Tax administration may play a powerful role in the efficiency of the economy. That is why improvement in the tax administration system is a never-ending process.

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Support to the Customs Administration of Montenegro in the area of excise

Launch of the Single Market in 1993 led to abolishing tax controls at the borders between the EU Member States and harmonisation of excise rates.

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Support to the Customs Administration in introducing National Computerised Transit System (NCTS)

The European Union Customs Union ensures the tariff-free movement of goods within the EU and implements standardised rates of customs duties on goods imported from outside the Union. It is essential for the proper functioning of the single market.

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Improvement of research and innovation related infrastructures that can be used in support for SMEs development

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of every country’s economy. That is why is important to support innovation in SMEs.

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Support to the Institute for Medicines and Medical Devices of Montenegro (CInMED)

It is well known that the EU acquis divided into 35 chapters for the purposes of accession negotiations. Chapter 1 is concerned with free movement of goods, which represents one of the four fundamental freedoms of the European Union.

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Technical Assistance for the alignment with and implementation of the EU Internal Market acquis – AIM II

Free movement of goods is a cornerstone of the European internal/single market, which represents one of the EU's greatest achievements. As a candidate country, Montenegro needs to align its national legislation with the EU Internal Market acquis.

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Supporting entrepreneurship through advisory services and information services for SMEs

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contribute to value creation and provide new employment opportunities, which leads to an increase in the overall standard of living.

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Improvement and strengthening of institutional set-up and legal framework in the area of public procurement and State aid

Effective, open and fair public procurement system brings benefits to all stakeholders and supports good governance. That is why today it is more important than ever.

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Waste Water Treatment Plant in Podgorica

Wastewater treatment represents an important element in water pollution control. It helps produce clean reusable water and reduce the amount of waste that is usually released into the environment.

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Trans-Balkan Electricity Corridor: Grid Section in Montenegro

Connectivity is a prerequisite for regional economic cooperation and integration, as well as a cornerstone of good neighbourly relations. It is therefore important to improve regional transport and energy infrastructure in the Western Balkans.

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Track rehabilitation of Virpazar – Sutomore section, in Sozina tunnel

Rail transport enables economic efficiency and environmental sustainability worldwide. With modern rail, transport can become smarter, cleaner and more connected. It is therefore important to develop the railway network continuously.

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Technical Assistance for capacity support to the transport sector and EU acquis alignment in Montenegro

Transport is a cornerstone of European integration. For this reason, it is very important for candidate countries to develop safe, sustainable and connected transport policies and infrastructure.

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Orient/East-Med Corridor: Railway Bar – Vrbnica

Building and connecting transport and energy infrastructure is a key driver of growth and jobs. Improved transport and energy infrastructure unlocks innovation, attracts investments and creates huge social benefits.

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Introduction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings in the Western Balkans

Achieving zero energy is an ambitious but attainable goal. One of the ways to achieve it is to encourage the construction of zero-energy buildings.

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Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF)

Strengthening the green economy through investments in energy efficiency is one of the key priorities of the European Union. Also, energy efficiency lies at the heart of EU’s Energy Union.

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Dismantling of the existing one and procurement and installation of a new electric traction substation of Trebešica (ETS Trebešica)

Infrastructure improvement and maintenance remains one of the most important prerequisites for economic development and better quality of citizen’s lives. In other words, developing an efficient transportation system is necessary for ensuring both economic and social prosperity in any country, including Montenegro. 

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Strengthening the Capacities for Implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Montenegro

Water is a prerequisite of life and an essential resource for the economy. That is why the EU water policy is focused on ensuring access to good quality water in sufficient quantity for all Europeans, securing good status of all water bodies, as well as on the preservation and sustainable management of water resources across Europe.

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Design and rehabilitation of Vrtijeljka dumpsite in the municipality of Cetinje

Waste management reduces the effect of waste on environment and health, while at the same time contributes to the economy, as waste becomes a resource that can be reused. In other words, waste reduction, reuse and recycling contributes to preserving health and nature, as well as to creating new jobs and business opportunities.

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Support to Implementation and Monitoring of Water Management in Montenegro

Water is becoming an increasingly valuable commodity due to droughts and overuse. It is therefore important to learn to manage it in a more fair and sustainable matter.

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Training for helicopter pilots and crew in firefighting and hosting operations – EUIF 40

Montenegro lies in a seismically active zone and is particularly vulnerable to heat waves, forest fires, short-time precipitation and floods. In this respect, major efforts are needed to reduce the risks from natural disasters.

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Upgrading water supply and construction of the sewerage network and a waste water treatment plant in the municipality of Berane

Wastewater treatment contributes to the circular economy through water reuse and energy generation. It also contributes to environmental and health protection.

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Strengthening the capacities for air quality management in Montenegro

Air pollution is a major concern nowadays due to its negative influence on health and economy. To create a cleaner, greener and healthier future for everyone, it is essential to have a good air quality measuring and monitoring system.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Freedom of expression and freedom of the media in Montenegro – JUFREX”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Quality education for all”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Promotion of diversity and equality in Montenegro”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Action against economic crime in Montenegro”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Further enchancing human rights protection of detained and sentenced persons in Montenegro”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Improved procedural safeguards in criminal proceedings in Montenegro”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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Horizontal Facility for the Western Balkans and Turkey 2019-2022: “Accountability and profesionalism of the judicial system in Montenegro”

The rule of law, respect for human rights and democratic governance are at the heart of the EU accession process. To support reform processes in these areas, the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe (CoE) have been closely cooperating in the Western Balkans and Turkey through the Horizontal Facility for many years.

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One-stop shop service for social inclusion and youth employability

A one-stop shop represents an innovative employability model, as it combines different training programmes for acquiring a set of skills that will facilitate the transition of youth from school to work.

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The Hoo project: Creation of owl and other wildlife experiences

Wildlife tourism is an important part of the global tourism industry. It can also have a positive effect on the protection of endangered species and help wildlife conservation.

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Thematic journey through heritage corridor from Serbia to Montenegro – CREATIVE TWINNING

Tourism is one of the most important economic branches in the world. Cultural heritage tourism, in particular, is one of the fastest growing types of tourism in the global market nowadays.

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Child-friendly tourism in the cross-border region

Tourism is an important source of income for every country and helps in developing mutual understanding, exchange and collaboration across borders. Child-friendly tourism, as part of the tourism industry, can contribute to sustainable community development.

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De facto development: Support to CSOs growth and development

Civil society organisations (CSOs) are key actors in voicing citizens’ attitudes and needs and encouraging active citizenship. They need both financial and non-financial support to continue to grow and make a contribution to building and fostering a democratic society.

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Judicial Reform: Upgrading CSO’s capacities to contribute to the integrity of judiciary

In order to move forward on its path to the European Union, Montenegro needs to make further progress in the rule of law reform, including in the implementation of the judiciary reform.

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For Transparency = Against Corruption

Everyone in the European Union has the right to access public information. This enables citizens, civil society and the media to hold all three branches of government accountable, which makes access to information one of the foundations of good governance.

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Pathways to Career Development (PCD): Preparing Albanian and Montenegrin youth for career opportunities in the tourism sector

Youth employment remains high on the agenda worldwide. One of its most important components is the need to match young people's skills with those required by the labour market.

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A.C.C.E.N.T.- Accessibility, Civic Conscience, Employment for Persons with Disabilities, as a New TREND

Promoting inclusion and equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities is central to social and economic development of any country. Unfortunately, persons with disabilities are likely to be unemployed or earn less than those without a disability.

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Work4Youth

Successful integration of young people in the labour market is important not just for their own well-being and economic prospects, but also for social cohesion and economic growth. It is therefore vital to support youth inclusion in society and the labour market, as well as youth entrepreneurship, especially through entrepreneurship education and training activities.

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Montenegro and Albania towards Zero Waste

Zero waste protects the environment, benefits the economy and promotes social equity. For this reason, it is vital to raise public awareness about the negative health and environmental impacts of rubbish, as well as about all the benefits that a zero waste approach brings to society.

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Lake Skadar withOut chemicaL pollUTION – SOLUTION

Montenegro and Albania share common water resources that are vital for sustainable development, environmental protection, economy, tourism and culture in both countries. Cross-border cooperation is essential when it comes to these aspects, especially in the area of Lake Skadar.

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Disasters do not know borders 2

Floods and fires are the most common natural hazards in both Montenegro and Albania, with devastating effects on the environment, people’s lives and property, cultural heritage and economy. This project seeks to improve the protection of the targeted cross-border area from the risk of disasters.

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Augmenting Cooperation – From Christian Antiquities Towards Enhanced Tourism

The cross-border area of the municipality of Berane (Montenegro) and Shkodër County (Albania) is rich in undiscovered archaeological sites from different periods. However, this area is still economically underdeveloped, as little has been done to valorise it.

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Promoting sustainable use of medicinal and aromatic plants for livelihood improvement and biodiversity conservation

Medicinal and aromatic plants (MAPs) are globally treasured sources of herbal products. In many countries they are disappearing at a high speed, so it is important to manage them in a sustainable way.

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Local cuisine as tourism offer of cross-border region

Gastronomy, as the essence of culture and a major element of intangible heritage worldwide, is a growing driver for tourists. Gastronomy tourism helps to brand and market destinations and assists in maintaining and preserving local tradition and diversity, while harnessing and rewarding authenticity.

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Disasters do not know borders

Montenegro and Albania are countries exposed to a wide range of hazards, including floods. As the level of disaster risk is high in both countries, this project focused on enhancing protection from hazards, primarily from floods, particularly through capacity building, awareness raising activities and cross-border cooperation in disaster risk reduction (DRR).

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Preserving cultural landscape of Albania and Montenegro

As tourist destinations, both Montenegro and Albania are committed to further developing their tourism products. Taking into account that some areas in the mountainous zones in both countries have become more attractive for investment, this project recognised the importance of protecting and preserving the cultural and natural heritage of such zones, while developing sustainable tourism at the same time.

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Green Lands

Waste collection systems are designed to improve living conditions in cities around the world and are of crucial importance for the efficient protection of the environment.

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The feminine side of quality

Increased participation of women in the workforce is one of the most important components of development, economic growth and fight against unemployment in every society.

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Persons with disabilities – leaders in beekeeping

Beekeeping is a profitable enterprise, as it helps self-employment and poverty reduction, while not having a negative impact on the environment. This project was aimed at developing beekeeping as a good self-employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in the border regions of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.

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Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.)

Active tourism is becoming more and more popular each year and as such represents a very important part of the tourism offer of every country. It contributes to local economies, environmental protection and sustainable development.

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POWER – People with disabilities: New opportunities for work, employability and professional rehabilitation

Ensuring equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities (PWDs) is of great importance for their social inclusion. However, these people still face hurdles in the labour market and have lower employment rates than the rest of the population.

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Life on BiH/MNE border – Ancient traces of ageless heritage and tradition

Cultural heritage is perceived as a common good of paramount importance and that is why its preservation is vital. This project looked to create and promote joint cross-border tourism products by encouraging partnerships in culture and tourism and restoring neglected cultural and historical heritage in the municipalities of Nikšić and Plužine in Montenegro and the municipalities of Trebinje and Bileća in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Cycling routes to improve natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – CYCLING RURAL

Cycling tourism is becoming an increasingly important part of the tourism industry, especially in terms of its contribution to sustainable tourism development. This project aimed to support the development and promotion of cycling and outdoor tourism in certain rural areas of the cross-border regions of Montenegro and Herzegovina, as well as its integration into the overall tourism offer of the Adriatic hinterland.

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Tourism hubs for better tourism offer in less advantaged mountainous areas

Tourism is one of the major economic drivers in both Montenegro and Kosovo. This project is focused on two mountainous zones in the cross-border area of these economies.

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CARES 2 – Cross-border Actions in the REproductive Health Sector 2

Reproductive health is important for women’s general health and well-being. For this reason, it is necessary for women to be provided with inclusive health services and have equal access to accurate information about reproductive health.

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Creating employment in agriculture

Both Kosovo and Montenegro are experiencing the problem of young people leaving rural communities in search of job opportunities in cities. Yet, both economies are confronted with growing youth unemployment rates, while their farmers are getting older.

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Culture heritage – Treasure of cross-border region

Cultural heritage tourism offers an opportunity for people to experience authentic activities, artifacts, food, clothing and music. It provides tourists with unforgettable, unique experiences and has a positive economic impact on society.

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Transhumance – new tourism offer of Kosovo and Montenegro

Transhumance is a seasonal movement of farmers and their livestock from one region to another, driven by search for better pastures and leading to the establishment of temporary pastoral settlements called katuns.

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PRAXIS

Education and training should match the needs of the labour market. Also, theoretical knowledge should be in line with its practical application, as those are two sides of the same coin.

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CARES – Cross-border Actions in the REproductive Health Sector

Reproductive health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being in all aspects relating to the reproductive system. To maintain reproductive health, people need access to accurate information and quality health services.

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Green jobs for a better future of the cross-border region of Montenegro and Kosovo

Green jobs are central to sustainable development. This project was dedicated to generating new job opportunities in the agricultural sector in the cross-border region. It was focused on enhancing the level of knowledge and upgrading technical skills of local farmers, as well as promoting the farming sector as a viable opportunity for employment and self-employment in the targeted area, especially for young unemployed people.

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Eco and outdoor tourism actions of the Balkan Alps

The development of rural tourism has strong potential for diversifying the rural economy of both Montenegro and Kosovo. This project is created with a goal of strengthening the sustainable development of their cross-border region through valorization of joint tourism potentials, based on natural and cultural heritage..

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Self-employment and social entrepreneurship for youth

Social innovation leads to new or improved capabilities and better use of assets and resources. This project is focused on building and strengthening the skills and competencies of young people in the cross-border area for socially innovative practices and participation in the digital economy sector. With the project are established hackerspaces in the targeted area.

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Cross border joint initiatives for better waste management

Proper waste management is very important for environment protection. The idea behind this project is to contribute to protection of the environment and economic development of the border area through more efficient waste valorisation.

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Accursed mountains – exquisite outdoor destination

Outdoor tourism represents an important aspect of sustainable tourism delivery in every country. This project will support further development of the cross border area “Bjeshket e Nemuna/Prokletije” as an outdoor tourism destination. It will improve tourism infrastructure and increase the visibility of an area which is very rich in biodiversity and geological diversity.

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Peer violence
Coalition against peer violence in Montenegro

Peer violence represents a global problem, which seriously impacts the health and education of young people. This project aimed to develop capacities of civil society organisations (CSOs) and the overall local community’s response to providing safeguarding mechanisms to students at primary and secondary schools in Montenegro.

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EU Resource Centre for civil society organisations in Montenegro

Strong and empowered civil society organisations (CSOs) are key to brining more sustainable society. This project aims to support empowered CSOs to actively contribute to development of participatory democracy in Montenegro.

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“Social talks” – Social dialogue for a better tomorrow

Transparency and social dialogue are among the pillars of democratic society. Therefore, it is important to promote and develop social dialogue at both, local and national levels.

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No impunity for the past!

Dealing with the past is a long and painful, but very much needed process. It is the only way for a post conflict society to move from a divided past to a shared future and achieve lasting stability.

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Improving the legal framework, practices and oversight of financing election campaigns: Clean Money – Fair Elections

Transparency in the funding of election campaigns and political parties is at the heart of the democratic society and its anti-corruption agenda. It reduces space for illicit practices, undue influence at political subjects and voters, and misuse of public funds for election purposes.

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PRIDE everywhere – A strategic approach to human rights of LGBTI persons in Montenegro

Discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity has no place in modern society. Everyone should enjoy the same rights.

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My lawyer – free and professional legal aid for an effective access to rights for migrants

Since autumn 2017, Montenegro has been increasingly affected by migration along the so-called "coastal route" (Albania-Montenegro-Bosnia and Herzegovina).

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Voice Your Rights! – Expanding space for free assemblies

Freedom of peaceful assembly is an individual right that is always expressed in a collective manner.

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Civil society in action promoting and protecting Roma and Egyptian rights in Montenegro

In order to contribute to the promotion and protection of Roma and Egyptian (RE) rights at local level in Montenegro, this project will encourage active civil society participation through a comprehensive approach, including: capacity development of CSOs; organisational development and functioning; project management cycle; human rights monitoring and advocacy; as well as financial support for implementation of local CSO’s initiatives.

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Money Watch: Civil society guarding the budget

Regardless of their specific thematic scope and area of operation, civil society organisations (CSOs) have an overarching need to perform budgetary analysis and effective scrutiny of public spending, in order to better understand the state-of-the-art in their field of interest. This project aimed to contribute to the fight against corruption by more effective scrutiny of public spending. More precisely, its specific objective was to increase the level of effective participation of civil society in scrutiny of public spending.

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Young Montenegrins and Albanians in raspberry crops

Agriculture represents a major economic potential in both Montenegro and Albania. Therefore, it is important to be fully utilized and that young people in both countries become more engaged in agricultural activities.

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United Against Pollution – UAP

Pollution represents one of the biggest threats of today, both for the environment and human health. It affects everyone and that is why it is important to take actions to reduce it.

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We are all created equal: Towards more efficient consumer protection of persons with disabilities

People with disabilities face various forms of discrimination in their daily routine, but one of the main obstacles to living a dignified and independent life is a partial or complete lack of access to goods and services, especially for the visually impaired.

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United we reach more – voice to students, support to workers

The process of political socialization of Roma population in Montenegro is still at the beginning stage. They remain the most vulnerable minority in Montenegro, not very familiar with the political system or mechanisms through which trade unions act.

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Strengthening access to rights for citizens affected by the controversial housing policy and social insensitive privatisation

The right to adequate housing and the right to water are fundamental human rights and as such should be promoted and protected.

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Naming and shaming sexual violence against women and children in Montenegro

Sexual and gender-based violence represents a human rights violation. It is a widespread global phenomenon, which is also present in Montenegro. The scale of the problem remains alarming and needs to be tackled seriously. 

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Improving the lives of LGBT people in Montenegro: A systemic and integrated approach

The prohibition of discrimination and protection of human rights are important elements of the legal order of the European Union, whereby sexual orientation is recognised as one of the grounds of discrimination.

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Better working through networking

Organisations of persons with disabilities have a very important role in advocating for the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs) and integrating persons with disabilities into mainstream society. It is therefore important to include them in policy development at both local and national levels.

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360° – Full Circle for Human Rights

This project contributed to raising public awareness and understanding of human rights and the phenomenon of discrimination, as well as to promoting work and achievements of human rights defenders.

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