Montenegro

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Podgorica Mayoral Election Heating Up

Candidates are already jockeying to become the next mayor of Podgorica. With over 187,000 residents, the capital city has nearly a third of Montenegro’s population. The Democratic Front (DF) lost the hotly contested national race last October. Looking for a comeback, the party is discussing Slaven Radunovic and Milan […]

Montenegrin Parliament President in Serbia

Montenegrin Parliament President in Serbia

The President of the Parliament of Montenegro Ivan Brajović and his Serbian counterpart, Maja Gojković, released a statement today at a joint press conference expressing solidarity in building friendly relations in the Western Balkans. The Montenegrin is currently on an official state visit to Serbia. The two look forward to working […]

Montenegrin Parliament Ratifies the Paris Climate Accords

Montenegrin Parliament Ratifies the Paris Climate Accords

Parliament officially ratified the Paris Climate Accord confirming Montenegro’s fight against climate change. In total, 41 Parliamentarians (all present) voted in support. Sustainable Development and Tourism Minister Pavle Radulovic took the lead and pledged Montenegro would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 1,572 kilotons. He pointed out […]

Serbian, Montenegrin Foreign Ministers Aim for Europe!

Serbian, Montenegrin Foreign Ministers Aim for Europe!

Former Ambassador to the US, and current Montenegrin Foreign Minister Dr. Srdjan Darmanović met with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dačić, in Belgrade today to discuss regional stability and the goal integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union. They spoke about regional interests including their “historical, geographical, cultural, and […]

Ten EU Ambassadors in Ulcinj, Montenegro

Ten EU Ambassadors in Ulcinj, Montenegro

Ten ambassadors of European countries had a “working visit” to the beautiful coastal city of Ulcinj. They were led by the Head of the Division of the EU Political Affairs and European Integration, Plamena Halacheva and Ambassador of the EU in Montenegro, Aivo Orav. The President of the Albanian majority […]

EKIP Scandal Rocks Podgorica

Across Podgorica, the talk of the town is a scandal involving the leadership of EKIP.  The State Prosecutor’s Office has filed a criminal complaint alleging that five leaders within EKIP misappropriated nearly $220,000 for personal gain. Investigators have followed the money trail for over two years with allegations that […]

Pence Tells Thaci to Ratify Border Deal

Photo: Office of the President of the Republic of Kosovo The White House says VP Mike Pence has encouraged Kosovo to ratify a border-demarcation deal with Montenegro. Pence met with Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in Washington on September 29, two days after Kosovo’s new prime minister said the Balkan […]