Montenegro
The goal is not to ban protests
The goal is not to ban protests

#MinistryOfInterior #NgoSector The goal of the Ministry of Interior (MUP) is not to make it impossible or pointless a legitimate right to freedom of peaceful gathering, but to find an appropriate balance between the rights of one group to protest and other group of citizens to enjoy their rights, which are also guaranteed by the […]

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DPM Pažin opens X National Anti-Corruption Conference organised by MANS
DPM Pažin opens X National Anti-Corruption Conference organised by MANS

#DeputyPrimeMinister #ZoranPažin #NgoSector #PrimeMinister Podgorica, Montenegro (3 March 2017) — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Zoran Pažin opened today X National Anti-Corruption Conference organised by the Network for Affirmation of NGO sector – MANS… Podgorica, Montenegro (3 March 2017) — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Zoran Pažin opened today X National […]

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Response to MANS’s claims: Life in Montenegro cannot stop due to elections

#IpardLike #MinistryOfTransportAndMaritimeAffairs #GovernmentOfMontenegro #MinistryOfAgricultureAndRuralDevelopment #NgoSector #MinistryOfFinance #TheGovernment #BoardOfDirectors #TheGovernmentOfMontenegro #MinistryOfEconomy #YoungPeople #RadeMilošević #PublicCall #MinistryOfTransport #PressConference Podgorica, Montenegro (14 October 2016) — NGO Network for Affirmation of NGO Sector (MANS) presented at its press conference on 13 October 2016 and published on its web page a number of false claims about the alleged multimillion-spending of budget […]

Institutions not ready for fair election
Institutions not ready for fair election

#NgoSector #ElectoralLaw Key state institutions are unable to ensure fair and free elections on October 16, executive director of the Network for Affirmation of NGO Sector (MANS), Vanja Ćalović, states. She said that the key state institutions which should enable implementation of electoral laws were not doing their job less than a month before the […]

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Parties gathered 110,000 signatures: Real or phantom support?
Parties gathered 110,000 signatures: Real or phantom support?

#GeneralElections #CandidatesList #NgoSector #StateElectionCommission Political parties in Montenegro managed to gather a fantastic 110,000 citizens’ signatures in support of their candidates lists. That figure represents one quarter of the current Montenegrin electorate and almost 40% of the total number of voters appearing at polling stations. Thus, DPS announced it managed to gather 46,000 signatures, the […]

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Minister Gvozdenović meets with EU Commisioner Vella: Duration of negotiations on environment depends on obligations fulfillment speed
Minister Gvozdenović meets with EU Commisioner Vella: Duration of negotiations on environment depends on obligations fulfillment speed

#BranimirGvozdenović #NgoSector #TheGovernment #EuropeanCommission Podgorica, Montenegro (5 July 2016) – Montenegro has made progress in meeting the initial criteria for opening negotiations for Chapter 27, it was concluded at today’s meeting of Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism Branimir Gvozdenović with European Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella… Podgorica, Montenegro (5 July […]

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Vukovic: Opposition avoids taking responsibility by including NGO representatives in the government
Vukovic: Opposition avoids taking responsibility by including NGO representatives in the government

#MiodragVuković #Opposition #NgoSector #GovernmentOfElectoralTrust #AgreementOnFreeAndFairElections MP for the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) Miodrag Vukovic said that proposing non-party candidates for ministerial posts in the government of PM Milo Djukanovic show two things – that the opposition parties which have signed a political agreement on free and fair elections do not have adequate staff in […]

Heated argument on Solana protection between Gvozdenovic and NGOs
Heated argument on Solana protection between Gvozdenovic and NGOs

#SolanaBajoSekulić #BranimirGvozdenović #Debate #NgoSector #MinistryOfSustainableDevelopmentAndTourism #GudrunElisabethSteinacker #MargaretAnnUyehara #DaliborkaPejović A heated argument marked the International Conference on Ulcinj Solana Protection, which has started today in Podgorica. Whereas the relevant ministry clearly says that we have to primarily think about sustainability and then about the salt pans protection, NGOs warn that this is a wrong approach. Ambassadors […]