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.

World Breastfeeding Week

WBW 2014

PODGORICA, 5 August 2014 - On the occasion of the World Breastfeeding Week, NGO Parents, with the support of UNICEF, organized a conference aimed at promoting exclusive breastfeeding. 


PODGORICA, 10 July 2014 - UNICEF Montenegro hosted an "Activate talk" event on innovative approaches to teaching for better learning in Podgorica on Thursday. Through this event, Montenegro joined the worldwide celebration of the 25th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.



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PODGORICA, 8 July 2014 - The international conference “Quality Education for Better Schools, Results and Future” started in Podgorica on Tuesday. The aim of the three-day conference is to open a public debate on the best ways to accelerate the education system reform in three key areas. 

justice for children


PODGORICA, 3 JULY 2014 - Results and recommendations for future actions within the juvenile justice reform in Montenegro were presented at the "Justice for Children“ conference, held in Podgorica on Thursday. 

primary health care

primary health care 2014

PODGORICA, 18 June 2014 - UNICEF Montenegro and the Ministry of Health today presented three guidelines for routine postnatal care of women and babies. 

Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey

MICS 2013

PODGORICA, 16 June 2014 - UNICEF, the Statistical Office and the Government of Montenegro today  presented the key findings of the 2013 MICS survey, the biggest single source of internationally comparable data on children and women that are related to education, living conditions, social protection, and health. 

Disaster Risk Reduction


PODGORICA, 30 May 2014 - Floods in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia remindedus how important it is to be prepared for suchsituations. For this reason, UNICEF supports education of children and builds up the capacity of the education system at large regarding the reduction of risks caused by natural hazards. 

Communicating with children

BUDVA, Montenegro, 29 April 2014 - How to produce quality television programs and content for children is the key challenge discussed at a regional conference “Communicating with Children” being held in Montenegro this week.

Every child needs a family

PODGORICA, 14 April 2014 - Today, the Montenegrin Ministries of Labour and Social Welfare, Education and Health took upon themselves the obligation, through a Protocol on Inter-Ministerial Cooperation, to implement the joint task of preventing the abandonment of children and, as a priority, accommodating them in families instead of in institutions.



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PODGORICA, 31 March 2014 - 2014 has already brought a new addition to the Asovic family - in the shape of a three-and-a half month old baby girl whom they have fostered. Mira Asovic, her husband and three year old daughter have welcomed the baby into their Niksic home. 

Education & Social inclusion

Social inclusion

PODGORICA, 7 February 2014 – The first textbook in the Daisy format, intended primarily for children with visual impairments, was produced in Montenegro. The textbook in the Daisy format can also be used as the most useful teaching and learning tool by all teachers, and children in elementary schools.

it's about ability

It's about ability

PODGORICA, 22 January 2014 - According to the last survey on the knowledge, attitudes and practices of Montenegrin citizens towards inclusion of children with disabilities conducted within the It’s about ability campaign in December 2013, Montenegro is consistently progressing on the road of becoming an inclusive society.

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