Building of Capacities of Public Accounting in Montenegro

On June 15, 2018, Charge Kuo delivered opening remarks at the a graduation ceremony for students of the USG co-funded project “Building of Capacities of Public Accounting in Montenegro,” stressing the importance of achieving professional standards for the Montenegro public finance administration, an integral part of public administration reform. The U.S. Embassy, though the U.S. ...
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Conference Regarding Investigations Into Conflicts Of Interest

On June 11 and 12, 2018, the U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the International Anti-Corruption Academy organized a conference regarding investigations into conflicts of interest.    Chargé Judy Kuo delivered opening remarks, stressing the important work of Montenegro and its partners in strengthening the rule of law.  
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Embassy Hosted Iftar Dinner

On June 6, the U.S. Mission to Montenegro hosted an Iftar dinner for more than 80 people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds to mark the holy month of Ramadan in the Islamic Centre in Bar. Chargé d’Affaires Judy Kuo invited all citizens of Montenegro to show compassion and goodwill in everyday life to one another.  This is the 14th Iftar ...
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The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica strongly condemns last night’s attack on journalist Olivera Lakić

The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica strongly condemns last night’s attack on journalist Olivera Lakić.  We wish her a quick recovery. This act of violence is an attack on freedom of the press in Montenegro.  As Montenegrin leaders noted last night, this crime requires a swift, determined investigation to bring those responsible to justice.  Journalists must be able to ...
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U.S. Embassy Podgorica donated a Home Detention Central Monitoring System

On December 20, 2017, U.S. Embassy Podgorica donated a Home Detention Central Monitoring System to the Ministry of Justice of Montenegro. Montenegro’s Criminal Code provides that individuals who are subject to a sentence of imprisonment of 6 months or less may be sentenced to serve that sentence by confinement to the premises where they live. ...
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Charge Aliu Opens Conference on Plea Bargaining

The United States Embassy in Podgorica, in cooperation with the Center for Training in the Judiciary and State Prosecution (CTJP) and the Ministry of Justice hosts a c on July 11-12, in Kolasin. In his opening remarks, Charge d’Affairs B. Bix Aliu stressed that the robust implementation of the rule of law is a crucial element ...
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