Tag Archives: Montenegro

EIB Global Commits €11 Million Grant to Enhance Education Infrastructure in Montenegro

(IN BRIEF) EIB Global, the European Investment Bank’s financial arm for activities outside the EU, has allocated an €11 million grant for the Montenegro education program. The funding aims to modernize and equip 13 education facilities, including kindergartens, primary, vocational, … Read the full press release

Expeditio Architects Empowers Sustainable Urban Development with Innovative Online Portal

(IN BRIEF) Expeditio Architects, an organization based in Montenegro, is pioneering sustainable spatial development projects, emphasizing civil society, architecture, urban planning, energy efficiency, and cultural heritage. With support from Sweden, they launched Archylab, an interactive portal aimed at educating architects … Read the full press release

EBRD Joins Actis-Led Consortium to Acquire Telekom Srbija’s Mobile Towers in Western Balkans

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has partnered with an international consortium led by Actis, a global sustainable infrastructure investor, to acquire approximately 1,800 mobile towers from Serbian state-owned telecoms operator Telekom Srbija across Bosnia and … Read the full press release

EIB’s Financing Initiatives in the Western Balkans Drive Job Growth and Investment, New Study Reveals

(IN BRIEF) A recent study, titled “The impact of the EIB’s intermediated lending to businesses in the Western Balkans,” assesses the effect of the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) intermediated lending on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, … Read the full press release

EBRD’s Renewable Energy Programme Fuels Transition from Fossil Fuels to Clean Power

(IN BRIEF) The power sector is undergoing a vital transformation to meet climate goals by shifting towards carbon-free electricity production. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is actively contributing to this transition through its Renewable Energy Programme, particularly … Read the full press release

EBRD and EU Support Montenegro’s Green Energy Efficiency Investments

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), in partnership with the European Union (EU) and Austria, is bolstering energy efficiency investments in Montenegro by extending a €2 million loan to NLB Banka a.d. Podgorica, aimed at providing … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom Launches Affordable 5G T Tablet to Drive Digital Learning and Expand Network Accessibility

(IN BRIEF) Deutsche Telekom is intensifying its commitment to expand 5G coverage across Europe by launching the new T Tablet, priced at 1 euro when paired with a Magenta Mobile or Data plan. Without a plan, the tablet costs 219 … Read the full press release

EBRD Facilitates Montenegro’s Energy Transition with €82 Million Loan for Wind Farm Development

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted an €82 million loan to Elektroprivreda Crne Gore a.d. Nikšić (EPCG), Montenegro’s national electricity utility, and Green Gvozd LLC, a special-purpose vehicle (SPV) fully owned by EPCG. The … Read the full press release

OSCE-supported conference on the occasion of International Human Rights Day in Podgorica, Montenegro

PODGORICA, Montenegro, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Strong democracy and good governance are necessary prerequisites to ensure adequate protection of human rights, affirmed participants in an OSCE-supported conference held on the occasion of International Human Rights Day on 10 December in … Read the full press release

Jaap Sprey appointed new head of the EBRD Resident Office in Montenegro

Focusing on making economy more competitive, integrated and green LONDON, 04-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Jaap Sprey, @SpreyJaap, the new head of the EBRD Resident Office in Montenegro, is taking up his new post in Podgorica today. Mr Sprey previously held the position of … 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 €75M Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Financing Facility II (WeBSEFF II)

Raiffeisen Bank BiH becomes first borrower under new facility 4-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching the €75 million Western Balkans Sustainable Energy Financing Facility II (WeBSEFF II) to improve energy supply in the … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release

OSCE-facilitated conference on simplified forms of criminal procedure in Belgrade, Serbia

BELGRADE, 24-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — An OSCE-facilitated regional conference on the simplified forms of criminal procedure, which started today in Belgrade brought together some 130 participants. The two-day event, organized by the OSCE Mission, aimed to promote sharing of experience and … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle met Ranko Krivokapić, Montenegro to discuss accession negotiations

Brussels, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — 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