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Launching of the new “It’s About Ability” campaign TV commercial for 2013
PODGORICA, APRIL 25, 2013 - Montenegrin national handball team player, Olympic silver medalist and European champion, Anđela Bulatović, together with UNICEF and Special Olympics representatives, presented the new It’s About Ability campaign TV commercial.
Social network for inclusive education launched in Montenegro
PODGORICA, APRIL 11, 2013 - Within the “It’s about ability” campaign, social network of teachers and parents supporting inclusive education of children with visual impairments has been established.
UNICEF and Faculty of Political Science launch Child Rights Syllabus
PODGORICA, 3 April 2013 – UNICEF and the Faculty of Political Science in Podgorica today launched the child rights syllabus aimed at developing responsible news reporting skills that respect child rights.
The first child protection database successfully launched in Montenegro
PODGORICA, MARCH 22, 2013 – The first national child protection database was launched in Montenegro, with the aim to provide reliable data on the situation and needs of children, as well as of protection measures and services provided to them by the
Local commissions for orientation of children with special educational needs in Montenegro learn how to work with children with autism
PODGORICA, MARCH 14-16, 2013 – More than 60 professionals from the local commissions for orientation of children with special educational needs in Montenegro completed training on assessing and identifying children with autism in order to refer them to
Children in Montenegrin schools learning about reducing the risk from disasters
PODGORICA, MARCH 13, 2013 – Bureau of Education and the Ministry of Interior - Division for Emergency Situations and Civil Security, in cooperation with UNICEF, are implementing a project titled “Emergency Preparedness, Response and Disaster Risk Reductio
Professionals in Montenegro successfully completed training of trainers of foster families
PODGORICA, MARCH 11, 2013 - 26 professionals from the Social Work Centres, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, and Children’s Home “Mladost” completed the training of trainers of foster families in Montenegro, in order to contribute that every child...
UNICEF Representative and Montenegrin Prime Minister commit to ensuring full inclusion of children with disability
PODGORICA, MARCH 8, 2013 – Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Djukanovic and UNICEF Montenegro Representative Benjamin Perks met today to discuss the situation on children in Montenegro, as well as the continuation of the cooperation between the Government
Launching of the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) in Montenegro
PODGORICA, MARCH 5, 2013 – Director of Statistical office of Montenegro Gordana Radojevic, UNICEF Montenegro Representative Benjamin Perks and Head of Demography and Population Census Department in the Statistical office of Montenegro Snezana Remikovic
Inclusive education transfroms lives of children with disabilities
GENEVA, 1 March 2013 — UNICEF’s Deputy Executive Director, Ms. Yoka Brandt, urged Governments to accelerate their reform of the education systems to increase support for children with disabilities.
UNICEF informs Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration on achieved results on disability issue in Montenegro
PODGORICA, FEBRUARY 22, 2013 – Igor Luksic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and Benjamin Perks, UNICEF Representative in Montenegro discussed today on achieved results in implementation of UNICEF’s program
Inclusive education for children with disabilities can transform lives, says UNICEF
NEW YORK, 6 February 2012 – At a briefing that is focusing on the issue of children with disabilities, on the margins of the First Regular Session of the UNICEF Executive Board in New York, delegates from Montenegro share the national experience.
“Inclusive education for children with disabilities: examples from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia”
GENEVA, 5 February 2013 - "Worldwide, an estimated 93 million children under the age of 15 have a disability. Many of them will never get the chance to go to school at all."
Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian youth trained to write project proposals
VIRPAZAR, MONTENEGRO 24 – 26 January, 2013 - Roma, Egyptian and Ashkali youth from Nikšić and Berane attended a three-day seminar in Virpazar held for the purpose of building their capacity and leadership within the Roma community and society at large.
It’s about ability campaign in Montenegro makes every fourth citizen change behaviour
PODGORICA, 22 January 2013 – Every second citizen in Montenegro learned something new about children with disabilities from the It’s about ability campaign while every fourth citizen's behaviour towards children with disabilities changed in a positive way
Montenegro’s youth with and without disability become TV reporters on inclusion
PODGORICA,16 January 2013 – Based on a UNICEF resource pack on producing effective communication for children, UNICEF Montenegro supported the Montenegro Media Institute to train a group of young people to become TV reporters on social inclusion.