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"Everything can change from an active mind"
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 9 July 2013 - British Paralympic gold-medalist Peter Norfolk paid a two-day visit to Montenegro in June to talk to children about his life and his sports career. His appearance was part of the national ‘It’s About Ability’ campaign initiated by UNICEF in September 2010, in partnership with the Government of Montenegro, aimed at highlighting the potential of children with disabilities.

Paralympic athletes and Ban Soon-teak launch the new ‘It’s About Ability’ campaign television commercial
CETINJE, Montenegro, 24 July 2012 – During the visit of the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon to Montenegro, his wife Ban Soon-teak joined prominent young Paralympic athletes Marijana Goranovic and Ilija Tadic, Minister of Culture Branislav Micunovic, UNICEF Representative in Montenegro Benjamin Perks, Mayor of Cetinje Aleksandar Bogdanovic and Deputy Minister of Education and Sports Vesna Vucurovic in launching the new ‘It’s About Ability’ campaign television commercial in Cetinje, the Old Royal Capital of Montenegro on 22 July 2012.

Campaign promoting the inclusion of children with disabilities yields positive results in Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 15 December, 2011 This week, Montenegro’s Prime Minister Igor Luksic and UNICEF Representative Benjamin Perks unveiled the impact of a groundbreaking campaign promoting the inclusion of children with disabilities into society.

Disability Rights Convention distributed in Braille, audio and sign language in Montenegro
CETINJE, Montenegro, 13 June 2011 – Six children with visual and hearing impairments have received the first copies in the Balkans of the child-friendly version of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Braille, audio and sign language.

'It’s About Ability' campaign honoured for the Best Humanitarian Action in Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 17 February 2011 – “It’s About Ability”, a campaign promoting the inclusion of children with disabilities into society, recently won Montenegro’s annual award for “the best humanitarian action”.

Convention on the Rights of the Child printed in Braille alphabet for the first time in Montenegro
PODGORICA, Montenegro, 06 January 2010 – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), UNICEF Regional Director for CEE/CIS Steven Allen, together with the Minister of Education Sreten Skuletic and Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Suad Numanovic, gave blind and visually impaired children in Podgorica copies of the Convention printed in the Braille alphabet.


 

 

 

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