PODGORICA, 4 November 2018 – The media in Montenegro should be much more responsible than it is at the moment when covering topics that involve children and young people, especially in cases of abuse and violence against children. The race for sensationalism should be replaced by high-quality and ethical reporting on children’s rights issues.
PODGORICA, 31 October 2018 - The Ministry of Education, supported by UNICEF and Telenor, is piloting the introduction of digital teaching into primary education.
CETINJE, 2 October 2018 – Young people are not only our future, they are actively shaping our present too. Throughout the world and throughout history young people have shown that they are always the ones to lead social change.
NIKŠIĆ, 1 OCTOBER 2018 – Nadira is a cheerful and brave 18-year-old. However, her life story warns and instructs girls to get educated and not to marry too early. After her 16th birthday, the parents of her future husband came to her house, showing her a photograph of their son and assuring her that they would have a harmonious marriage and life in abundance.
BERANE, 7 September 2018 – How to be a better parent? How to set limits? How to deal with your child’s temper tantrums? How to better understand your child’s needs? How to boost your child’s confidence? These are some of the questions that have prompted parents across Montenegro to sign up to the Parenting for Lifelong Health programme, supported by UNICEF and the European Union.
PODGORICA, 30 August 2018 – Within the media literacy campaign “Let’s Choose What We Watch”, initiated by UNICEF and Montenegro’s Agency for Electronic Media, UNICEF Montenegro National Goodwill Ambassador, Antonije Pušić a.k.a. Rambo Amadeus, talked about children and media with the first team of UNICEF volunteers – young reporters.
PODGORICA, 30. avgusta, 2018. - U okviru kampanje posvećene medijskoj pismenosti „Birajmo šta gledamo‟, Agencije za elektronske medije Crne Gore i UNICEF-a, ambasador dobre volje UNICEF-a u Crnoj Gori Antonije Pušić alias Rambo Amadues družio se s prvim timom UNICEF-ovih volontera – mladih reportera.
Parenting for Lifelong Health
BIJELO POLJE, 10 August 2018 - Parenting is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and most demanding experiences anyone can go through. Child-rearing, however, brings numerous challenges along with it, and in order to meet those challenges in the best way possible, parents need support.
Parenting for Lifelong Health
BIJELO POLJE, 1 August 2018 - Today, perhaps more than ever, a modern family is confronted with a number of challenges and often very high expectations, so the need for additional, professional support in child-rearing does not come as a surprise.
Children’s voices in court proceedings
PODGORICA, 20 July 2018 - When making decisions in the best interests of children, in family proceedings the court should take into account the opinion of the child. This voice should represent the real will and opinion of the child. With the amendments made to the Family Law in 2017, the Ministry of Justice, supported by UNICEF, has allowed the voice of the child to be heard in exactly that way.
Support persons in the justice system
PODGORICA, 10 July 2018 - Dijana Popovic Gavranovic, a social worker and family therapist, has become one of the 17 licensed support persons in Montenegro, whose job is to help children going through the traumatic experience of parental divorce.
Justice for every child
PODGORICA, 5 July 2018 - In a perfect world, every child should have at least one parent who cares about his or her best interests. Since this is not a perfect world, children sometimes need legal representatives. Last October, approximately 30 lawyers in Montenegro were trained to represent children in family-law proceedings.
Strengthening parenting skills
PODGORICA, 25 June 2018 - Every parent faces challenges in bringing up a child. An unhealthy diet and several hours of preparation to get the child to go to bed are just some of the problems that often pose a serious test for parents’ patience. In such situations, advice from experts, as well as other mothers and fathers, is of significant help.
Every Child Needs a Family
BIJELA, 15 June 2018 - In the “Mladost” Children’s Home in Bijela, there have been no children under the age of three for already 18 months. Instead of being referred to residential institutions, such as the Children’s Home in Bijela, children without parental care aged 0-3 years, with the support of the social and child protection system, either remain in their family or are referred to foster families.
BIJELA, 15. Juna, 2018. - U Dječjem domu „Mladost” u Bijeloj već godinu i po ne borave djeca mlađa od tri godine. Umjesto u rezidencijalne ustanove, kakav je Dom u Bijeloj, djeca bez roditeljskog staranja uzrasta 0–3 godine, uz podršku sistema socijalne i dječje zaštite, ostaju u porodici ili se upućuju u hraniteljske porodice.
PODGORICA, 8 June 2018 – Famous young artist Vučić Ćetković joined the campaign of the Agency for Electronic Media and UNICEF "Let's Choose What We Watch" and on that occasion, together with his primary school art teacher, Radmila Mišković, organized an art workshop for children.
PODGORICA, 8. JUNA 2018. – Poznati mladi umjetnik Vučić Ćetković pridružio se kampanji Agencije za elektronske medije i UNICEF-a „Birajmo šta gledamo” i tim povodom je, zajedno s njegovom nastavnicom likovnog vaspitanja iz osnovne škole Radmilom Mišković, organizovao likovnu radionicu za djecu.
MOJKOVAC, 7 JUNE 2018 – Thirteen-year-old Lazar likes to play football during the breaks between classes and after school. Besides some new moves, during this academic year he has also mastered the important skill of self-control.
BAR, 25 May 2018 – It is not enough for a good student just to learn the lessons assigned to them. In addition to knowledge, a successful student should have certain virtues and values. Students at the “Niko Rolovic” Gymnasium in Bar, who participated in the programme for developing socio-emotional skills within the mainstream education, understand this point well.
Every child needs a family
NIKŠIĆ, 24 MAY 2018 – Dragica Rakočević (62) looks back on when her children and grandchildren were born as precious moments in her life. She talks with the same emotion of the day when the Centre for Social Work assigned her as a foster parent for two boys and a girl.
Preschool for all
NIKŠIĆ, 24 May 2018 – Mina is a three-year-old girl who, like every other child, likes to play with her peers, to run and jump and to get applause for every hurdle she jumps over. This, among other things, is possible thanks to the fact that Mina’s kindergarten in Nikšić, with UNICEF’s support, has been providing appropriate professional support for every child with a disability, from the earliest age.
PODGORICA, 22 May 2018 – Young people in Montenegro want to actively participate in society and to be asked about the issues that matter to them. This is evident from the experience of many adolescents who participated in the initiatives of the UNICEF's Youth Innovation Lab, which has been operational in Montenegro for two years now.
PODGORICA, 16 May 2018 – What are young people interested in, what would they change within their local communities, and how would they solve the problems they are facing? A chance to jointly find the answers to these questions is given to young people from Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo through the first regional digital platform “U-Report for the Western Balkans”.
PODGORICA, 23 April 2018 - A professor from Penn State University, Djuradj Stakić, as a UNICEF consultant, has been significantly contributing to social and child protection and juvenile justice system reforms in Montenegro since 2005. In an interview, which he gave to the UNICEF Representative Office in Montenegro, he recalls the necessity of professionals specializing in working with juveniles exclusively.
It's about ability
NIKSIC, 20 APRIL 2018 – Radovan Krivokapic is an eighth-grade pupil at Mileva Lajovic Lalatovic Primary School in Niksic. Even to this day he can still remember the poem Little Red Riding Hood in a Cab by poet Dragan Radulovic, which he memorized in the fourth grade. Thanks to DAISY textbooks – modern audiovisual books – Radovan is now able to learn faster and easier.
End violence against children
BIJELO POLJE, 12 April 2018 – How to apply non-violent disciplining and be a better parent? The response to this question was received by parents in Bijelo Polje who joined the parenting programme delivered by the city’s Primary Health Care Centre, with the support of UNICEF and the European Union.
BIJELO POLJE, 12. APRIL 2018. - Kako primjenjivati nenasilne vaspitne metode i postati što bolji roditelj? Odgovor na ovo pitanje dobili su roditelji iz Bijelog Polja priključivši se programu roditeljstva koji je, uz podršku UNICEF-a i Evropske unije, organizovao Dom zdravlja u toj opštini.
PODGORICA, 26 February 2018 – Filip Trojanovic is a participant of one of the UPSHIFT workshops that enable young people to contribute to the development of their community in the best way possible. For him, respect for different opinions and teamwork are among the valuable skills he developed at the workshops.
PODGORICA, 23 February 2018 – According to the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey on the rights of women and children in Montenegro, published in 2013 by MONSTAT and with UNICEF support, one in three of all Roma or Egyptian girls aged 15–19 entered marriage or a marital union, while one in six Roma or Egyptian boys did the same.
PODGORICA, 23. FEBRUAR 2018. – Svaka treća djevojčica romske i egipćanske nacionalnosti starosti 15-19 godina stupila je u brak ili vanbračnu zajednicu, dok je isto uradio i svaki njen šesti vršnjak, pokazuje istraživanje višestrukih pokazatelja stanja prava žena i djece u Crnoj Gori koje je uz podršku UNICEF-a 2013. godine sproveo MONSTAT.
It's about ability
NIKSIC, 20 February 2018 – Montenegrin language is one of the favourite subjects of Aferdita Berisaj, a 9th-grade pupil at Mileva Lajovic Lalatovic Primary School. Due to a visual impairment, she can more easily comprehend the world of literature by listening to books, rather than reading them.
PODGORICA, 19 February 2018 - Numerous studies worldwide indicate that violence in the media can contribute to increased aggressiveness in children, while educational content in the media can help children acquire certain knowledge and skills more quickly. Therefore, it is crucial to carefully choose the media content.