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

U.S. Embassy Podgorica hosted an entrepreneurship expert Dr. Sharon Freeman the week of June 4 as a part of its continuing efforts to support Montenegrin entrepreneurs.     Dr. Freeman is an entrepreneur and business owner.  She established her first company in Hong Kong and subsequently established and operated another five companies there.  Her consulting ...
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National Police and U.S. Embassy Security Forces Conducted Joint Exercise

On Saturday June 9, National Police and U.S. Embassy security forces conducted a joint exercise on the Embassy’s compound to strengthen interoperability between allies and support the development of Montenegro’s domestic security capabilities.  The exercise, dubbed Gvozdeni Orao or Iron Eagle, was the first ever of its kind in Montenegro.  Special police operators from PJP ...
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The Spirit of the Game and Fair-play Shared with the Montenegrin Youth

The international sports organization 10 Million Discs organized an ultimate    at Elementary School Sutjeska in Podgorica on June 2.  The event, which gathered students from different parts of Montenegro, is a culmination of a project supported by the U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Montenegro’s Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Sports. The goal of the program ...
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EducationUSA and US Embassy Podgorica Host U.S. College Fair

EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica, hosts a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on Monday, April 16, 2018, 17h-20h, at Hotel Hilton, Podgorica. The fair will be open to both high school students interested in undergraduate studies ...
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United States Supports International English Language Teacher Training Program

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara, together with the Regional English Language Officer Jen MacArthur and English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM) President Dragana Radoman officially launched international English language teacher training program “Cross-Border Classroom Connections” on January 10 in Budva.   The program covers 40 hours of training for approximately 75 current English language ...
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Use of Montenegrin Criminal Law to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism

On November 20, 2017, the U.S. Embassy’s INL Rule of Law Program organized a conference titled “Use of Montenegrin Criminal Law to Counter Terrorism and Violent Extremism.” H.E. Ambassador Uyehara and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Justice Zoran Pazin gave opening remarks, stressing the importance of commitment in the fight against all forms of terrorism. ...
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Ambassador Uyehara Discusses Tolerance and Countering Radicalism with Youth in the North

On the second day of her October 26-27 visit to northern Montenegro, Ambassador Uyehara spoke at the closing event of an U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission-funded project about preventing youth radicalization in three northern municipalities implemented by ForumMNE.             #USpartnerMNE Today we are in #Berane , discussing tolerance & cooperation with youth from ...
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Workshop on Public Relations in State Prosecution

The United States Embassy in Podgorica, INL Rule of Law Program, in Cooperation with the Supreme State Prosecution Office organized a Workshop on Public Relations in State Prosecution. The aim of this workshop is to discuss best practices and possibilities to further enhance the increasing transparency of State Prosecution.  U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann ...
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Fashion Show for Women’s Empowerment

Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara hosted a Fashion Show for Women’s Empowerment at her residence, together with Australian Ambassador Julia Feeney. The show featured the works of Open Centre Bona Fide from Pljevlja and NGO Niti from Bijelo Polje. Amb. Uyehara opens doors of her residence 2 a fashion show 4 #women 's empowerment together with Australian ...
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U.S. Government-Supported Access English Language Program Successfully Completes in Niksic

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara, together with the English Language Teachers’ Association of Montenegro (ELTAM), officially closed a two-year Access Microscholarship Program in Nikšić, Montenegro, on September 15.        The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, intensive, afterschool English-language learning program for talented students sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.  ...
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Commemorating the 9/11 Victims

September 11, 2017 On this day, we remember the 2,997 victims of the 9/11 attacks – Americans and citizens from more than 90 other countries – and we stand resolute in partnership with Montenegro, NATO, and our allies around the world in the fight against terrorism.
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Ambassador Uyehara Visited Center for Training of Judiciary and State Prosecution

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Margaret Ann Uyehara visited the Center for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution (CTJP) in Podgorica on September 11, 2017.  The visit featured several donations provided by the Embassy through the INL Justice Program.  CTJP is one of the Embassy’s most important partners  in the rule of law reform efforts in Montenegro.
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Readout of Second Lady Karen Pence’s Visit to Podgorica, Montenegro

Second Lady Karen Pence started the day with the Vice President and participated in a meet-and-greet with U.S. embassy employees and their families. Then, the Second Lady and Vice President took photos with the United State Marines Detachment Unit. The Second Lady continued her day to the Martinovic Honey Farm in Dubovik Village. There, Mrs. Pence joined ...
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Second Lady Karen Pence to Visit Montenegro

WASHINGTON, DC – Second Lady Karen Pence will travel to Tallinn, Estonia; Tbilisi, Georgia; and Podgorica, Montenegro July 29-August 2, 2017. In Podgorica, Montenegro, Mrs. Pence will tour a honey farm where she will learn about a local family’s beekeeping business. Following the visit, Mrs. Pence will participate in a cultural tour of Lake Skadar, ...
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4th of July Celebration 2017

Yesterday we celebrated our Independence Day a little early. Thank you to all of our friends and partners for coming to the reception organized in honor of the 4th of July. This year celebration’s theme was bringing Hawaiian flair to Montenegro. Petra Radulovic, a talented young musician from Kotor, performed the Montenegrin National Anthem. The ...
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DCM Aliu Opens Access Summer Camp

Fifty students from Niksic and Podgorica who participate in the Access English language program came together at Ivanova korita for their joint summer camp! Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu welcomed the students to the camp and shared with them what the American Dream means to him. The Access Microscholarship Program is a two-year, ...
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Opening Ceremony of Course at Montenegrin National Police Academy

On June 19, 2017 Ambassador Uyehara attended the opening ceremony of a course at the Montenegrin National Police Academy, presented by the U.S. Department of Justice, ICITAP program in cooperation with the Milwaukee Police Department.  This “Training for Trainers: Patrol Operations” course will develop 12 experienced Montenegrin police officers into instructors who can teach U.S police ...
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Ambassador Uyehara hosted Iftar dinner

On June 1, U.S. Ambassador Margaret Anne Uyehara hosted an Iftar dinner for more than 80 people from different ethnic and religious backgrounds in celebration of the Islamic holy month Ramadan at the Madressa (Islamic high School) in Tuzi. The Ambassador stressed that the message of love, peace and forgiveness taught by both Jesus and Mohammed, can serve as a unifying ...
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Montenegro, Albania, and Kosovo Open Joint Police Cooperation Center

On 30 May, Ambassador Margaret Uyehara took part in the opening ceremony of the Trilateral Police Cooperation Center (PCC) in Plav. At the opening of the joint PCC, Ambassador Uyehara praised the commitment of the police from the three states to cooperate in “achieving safe and effective border control techniques and fostering cross border information ...
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Ambassador Uyehara Hosts Asian American Dinner for Access Students

We like to say that the Access Program is more than an English learning program. Last night we certainly lived up to that statement. Ambassador Uyehara welcomed a group of Access Program Podgorica students and teachers to her residence. She talked to the students about one of the most prominent aspects of the U.S. culture ...
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Congressman Nunes visits Montenegro

House Intelligence Committee Chairman, and member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Devin Nunes visited Montenegro April 18 – 20, 2017. Congressman Nunes met with the Deputy Prime Minister for Political System, Internal and Foreign Policy Zoran Pazin, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Srdjan Darmanovic, Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic and Parliament Speaker Ivan Brajovic. ...
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NATO Allied Force Commander Visits Montenegro

Admiral Michelle Howard, Commander of the NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples, visited Montenegro on April 10-11.  Admiral Howard met with Montenegro’s Defense Minister Predrag Boskovic and Chief of Defense Lieutenant General Ljubisa Jokic to discuss Montenegro’s progress towards becoming a full-fledged member of the Alliance.   During the visit, Admiral Howard also held a ...
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2017 U.S. College Fair Gathers 400 Visitors

EducationUSA Advising Center Podgorica, in cooperation with the Embassy of the United States of America in Podgorica, hosted a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on April 7,2 017. Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara visited the event and encouraged Montenegrin students to find out about various opportunities and benefits of ...
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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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Symposium on Leadership and Ethics for Police Administration

On March 29, 2017, U.S. Embassy Podgorica’s ICITAP Police Assistance Program presented a “Symposium on Leadership and Ethics” for Montenegro’s twenty highest ranking police administrators.  During this symposium, ICITAP’s Advisors shared their experience and knowledge of contemporary police leadership skills, ethical principles in organizational development and working with the community to solve complex crime problems.  ...
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