A key handover ceremony for 28 individual houses across Montenegro held in Podgorica

On October 10, 2023, Head of the Political-Economic Section at the U.S. Embassy Podgorica Scott Parrish, participated in a handover ceremony for 28 individual houses across the territory of Montenegro, as part of the implementation of the Regional Housing Program (RHP). Alongside the European Union, the United States is a significant contributor to RHP, which …

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More Ukrainian grain delivered worldwide via U.N. deal

The U.N.’s Black Sea Grain Initiative has delivered more than 32 million metric tons of Ukrainian foodstuffs to help many of the world’s most needy. The deal also has helped to lower global food prices. “This critical work is done against the backdrop of the ongoing war and active hostilities,” Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for the …

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Joint Statement on the United States-Montenegro Economic Dialogue

SEPTEMBER 16, 2021  The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of the United States of America and Montenegro.  The first United States-Montenegro Economic Dialogue was held via video conference on September 16, 2021.  Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Jose W. Fernandez, and Senior Bureau Official for Economic and Business …

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U.S. Embassy in Podgorica Continues to Support Montenegrin Entrepreneurs

U.S. Embassy Podgorica is hosting entrepreneurship expert Dr. Sharon Freeman the week of June 4. Are you interested in learning from the best experts about #startingAbusiness, #ideaGeneration, identifying a #targetMarket, providing #funding for #startups, #brandPromotion, and #socialResponsibility? Here is your chance! #Montenegro #entrepreneurs, #innovators, #businessmen and #businesswomen, we are hosting #entrepreneurship expert Dr. Sharon Freeman …

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Visiting Speaker: Passion Is Main Fuel For Business

Last week the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica hosted a speaker tour around Montenegro with an entrepreneurship expert, Samira Cook Gaines. (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = “//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.10”; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, ‘script’, ‘facebook-jssdk’)); Posted by U.S. Embassy Podgorica on Sunday, September 24, 2017 Samira Cook Gaines …

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United States and Montenegro Sign Agreement to Share Tax Information

Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara and Montenegrin Finance Minister  Darko Radunovic signed an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) today to implement provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and to promote transparency between the two nations on tax matters.  The agreement underscores our continued cooperation and strong bilateral relationship with Montenegro as well as growing international …

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Ambassador Uyehara at Festival of Real Estate Investments

Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara spoke at the opening ceremony of the 8th annual Festival of Real Estate Investments (FREI) . She talked about the importance of Montenegro’s Euro-Atlantic integration processes for economic development and the business opportunities that NATO membership can lead to in any country, including Montenegro. The Ambassador said that there is the …

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Empowering Women to Become Entrepreneurs

In honor of Women’s History Month and this year’s topic Be Bold for Change, Ambassador Uyehara hosted a group of distinguished female leaders to discuss women’s underutilized development potential in Montenegro’s economy and what steps can be taken to empower women to become entrepreneurs. The women explored the roles Government, the American Chamber of Commerce and …

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