Quality of education

UNICEF Montenegro 2014

PODGORICA, 11 December 2014 - Long-term investments in the early education are crucial for the individual and social development, it was concluded at the international conference "The quality of education - the importance of investing in pre-school education”, held in Podgorica.

Children's rights

CETINJE, 25 November 2014 - By accepting the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Montenegro and 192 UN member states committed to have child rights among the toppriorities. The celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Convention in the historic capital of Cetinje started with young people’s speeches on the situation of children in Montenegro.

Child protection

UNICEF Belarus / 2014

MINSK, 12 November 2014 – More than two thirds of children in the region have experienced violence at some point in their lives. Today, governments, experts and civil society have come together to discuss how to firmly place ending violence against children at the centre of their national dialogue and policies.


Child protection

UNICEF Montenegro 2014

PODGORICA, 29 October 2014 - Reporting on children and young people has its special challenges and all media coverage should be assessed to check that reports do not contribute to children's vulnerability and are in their best interest. 

Early childhood development


NEW YORK/GENEVA 10 September 2014 – At least 1.4 million children in 26 countries across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia are growing up apart from their biological parents, often in institutional settings that can affect their development.

Violence against children


PODGORICA, 8 September 2014 - Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Predrag Boskovic, UNICEF Montenegro Representative Benjamin Perks and the Head of the Parliamentary Committee for Human Rights and Freedoms Halil Dukovic discussed on Monday key findings of UNICEF's report on violence against children in Montenegro and worldwide.

Child protection


PODGORICA, 4 September 2014 – UNICEF Montenegro Representative Benjamin Perks appealed to all media, private organizations, foundations, companies, embassies and citizens to stop with excessive and stereotypical media representation of children in state care.

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