Category Archives: Montenegro

Press Releases & News from Montenegro distributed via EuropaWire

Informal Sector Poses Biggest Challenge to Economic Growth of Western Balkans

Grey economy, politics, taxes and electricity named as obstacles to business LONDON, 07-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Countries in the Western Balkans have strong growth potential, which can be realised with the right investment and a better business environment. But life … Read the full press release

South-East Europe countries two-day anti-money laundering meeting in Budva, Montenegro

Budva, Montenegro, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The OSCE Mission to Montenegro facilitated a two-day meeting of the heads of Financial Intelligence Units (FIU) of the six South-East Europe countries, hosted by the Montenegrin FIU on 1 and 2 December 2016 … Read the full press release

CEB Administrative Council approved five new loans worth € 528 million for projects in Montenegro, Poland, Slovak Republic and Turkey

Paris, 24-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (20 March 2014), at its 287th meeting, the Administrative Council of the CEB approved five new loans worth € 528 million entirely for target group countries. Montenegro – € 8 million to Société Générale Montenegro, specialising … Read the full press release

Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) and Republic of Serbia signed Serbian Country Housing Project Framework Agreement under Regional Housing Programme (RHP)

Belgrade, Serbia, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Serbia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Labour, Employment and Social Policy, Dr Jovan Krkobabic, and the Vice-Governor of the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB), Mr Mikołaj Dowgielewicz, signed today in Belgrade the Framework Agreement for the Serbian Country … Read the full press release

EBRD launched new €75M Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Efficiency Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to support energy conservation in the region

London, UK, 24-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBRD is launching the new Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Efficiency Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to support efforts towards the improved use and conservation of energy in the region. The facility is combining necessary longer-term financing … Read the full press release

Dunja Mijatović, OSCE Freedom of the Media rep, condemned attack against Montenegrin journalist Tufik Softić

VIENNA, 16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Dunja Mijatović, today condemned an attack on Tufik Softić,  a journalist with the daily newspaper Vijesti and the weekly Monitor and called on the authorities to provide protection … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle met Ranko Krivokapić, Montenegro to discuss accession negotiations

Brussels, 17-5-2013 — / — Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, Štefan Füle, met with the president of the parliament of Montenegro, Ranko Krivokapić, in Brussels today to discuss the situation in the country and the accession negotiations. Commissioner Füle noted … Read the full press release

EBRD loans €1m to Codra Hospital, Montenegro

28-3-2013 — / — The EBRD is providing a €1.0 million loan to Codra Hospital, a leading private healthcare institution in Montenegro. Established in 2001, the hospital has grown to become the largest private hospital in Montenegro, delivering many services that … Read the full press release

EU invests €272.75m in the Western Balkans to help regional cooperation

Brussels, 28-3-2013 — / — The European Commission has finalised a series of measures to promote regional cooperation between Western Balkan countries totalling €272.75 million for the period 2012-2013. “These funds are good news as regional cooperation is a central element of … Read the full press release

Montenegro on track for EU membership, say Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs

Montenegro has made solid progress towards EU membership and buttresses regional stability. Yet it must do more to protect media freedom, women’s rights and gender equality, said Foreign Affairs Committee MEPs voting on its 2012 progress report on Tuesday. EU … Read the full press release

EU assistance to boost Montenegro’s reforms in accession process

Brussels, 21-12-2012 — / — The EU has earmarked EUR 21.3 million to support Montenegro on its way towards the EU accession. The funds will focus on key reform areas, including strengthening of the justice system and public administration, better protection of … Read the full press release