Ambassador Reinke Visits Newly Renovated School in Bioce

U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy Reinke visited the newly renovated facilities of the “18. oktobar” school in Bioce on November 7, 2019.  The U.S. European Command (EUCOM) Humanitarian Assistance Program, through the U.S. Embassy and its Office of Defense Cooperation, allocated $109,000 U.S. dollars for this renovation. It’s fun to go back to school 😊 …

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Competition for Global UGRAD Scholarship

One Semester University Exchange   The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by World Learning.  It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed …

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United States, Montenegro Partner to Defend Against Malicious Cyber Actors

For the second year in a row, at the invitation of the Montenegrin Government, an elite cyber team of U.S. service members is working alongside Montenegrin cyber defenders to counter malicious cyber actors on critical networks and platforms. Along with U.S. European Command, the U.S. Cyber Command team’s operations are part of U.S. efforts to …

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2020 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy is accepting project proposals to preserve cultural sites or objects and museum collections of historical or cultural significance to the cultural heritage of Montenegro ranging from $10,000 to $200,000 for the 2020 AFCP Small Grants Program until December 10, 2019. Disclaimer: Issuance of this NOTICE OF Funding Opportunity does not constitute an award commitment …

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2020 Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) Large Grants Program

The U.S Embassy is accepting project abstracts for the 2020 AFCP Large Grants Program until December 4, 2019.  Proposals to preserve cultural sites or objects and museum collection of historical or cultural significance to the cultural heritage of Montenegro may range from $200,000 to $800,000. This competitive global fund was established to help countries preserve cultural heritage and …

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Ambassador Reinke Spoke at Fund for Active Citizenship (faKT)’s Civil Society Forum

Ambassador Reinke participated in the Fund for Active Citizenship (faKT)’s Civil Society Forum on October 24, 2019, the culmination of the Embassy’s and fAKT’s cooperative project which increased the capacity of civil society organizations. The projects prepared by faKT’s micro grants have been able to affect change in the fields of youth outreach and empowerment, …

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Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) Trains Judges in Tivat

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) held a two-day training for judges in Tivat Montenegro on October 24 – 25, 2019, which focused on providing technical assistance on the enforcement of international sales contracts. CLDP technical assistance aims to improve the foreign investment climate in Montenegro by combatting corruption that undermines …

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Montenegrin Armed Forces to Acquire U.S.-manufactured Vehicles

Ambassador Judy Reinke joined Minister of Defense Predrag Boskovic October 23, 2019 for the signing of an agreement finalizing the sale of 67 state of the art joint light tactical vehicles, which are manufactured by U.S. company Oshkosh. The acquisition is a positive step forward in NATO ally Montenegro’s ongoing efforts to modernize its Armed …

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Ambassador Reinke Spoke at Digital Forensic Center 365 Conference

Ambassador Reinke spoke at the Atlantic Council of Montenegro’s Digital Forensic Center 365 Conference October 22 in Podgorica.  In her remarks, the Ambassador discussed U.S. government efforts to combat and build resilience against entities that endeavor to undermine democracies through the spread of disinformation and malign influence. Very pleased to join the Atlantic Council of …

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Author Shelly Oria at Fifth International Podgorica Bookfair

Shelly Oria, the author of New York 1, Tel Aviv, which earned nominations for a Lambda Literary Award and the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction, was a special guest at the Fifth International Podgorica Bookfair which took place October 1-5. In a conversation with Montenegrin author Dragana Krsenkovic Brkovic, who translated her stories “Beep”  …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo And Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic Remarks to the Press

PRIME MINISTER MARKOVIC:  (Via interpreter)  Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to express my great pleasure over having this opportunity today to host the Secretary of State Mr. Pompeo.  This is a historic visit of a secretary of state of the United States to our country.  After the visit of Vice President Pence, this is another …

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Strengthening Our Alliance with Montenegro – Fact Sheet

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson October 4, 2019 Strengthening Our Alliance with Montenegro Fact Sheet “During 13 years of independence, Montenegro has made important progress in its integration into the Euro-Atlantic community. Your historic admission to NATO in 2017 has further strengthened a strong partnership between our two countries and I warmly …

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Call for Applications: Central European Tech Innovation & Entrepreneurship Fellowship Program

Travel to the US and gain experience in technology and entrepreneurship! The US Dept. of State, along with WorldChicago, has introduced dozens of international Tech and Entrepreneurship leaders to our city’s thriving ecosystem through the Professional Fellows Program. Continuing in Spring 2020, 18 new fellows from Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, Macedonia, and Montenegro will spend …

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DV2021 Lottery Visa Program

We are excited to announce that 2021 Diversity Visa lottery program will open October 2, and run until November 5, 2019.  You can try your luck and register for DV2021 lottery visa program and obtain a green card for permanent residence in America.  If you wish to register, please read instructions for DV2021 LOTTERY VISA …

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Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Travel to Italy, The Holy See, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Greece

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Italy, The Holy See, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Greece from October 1 to 6. The Secretary will attend the U.S.-Holy See Symposium on Partnering with Faith-Based Organizations, where he will deliver keynote remarks.  He will have a private audience with His Holiness Pope Francis, and meet …

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American Jazz Quartet Engages Montenegrin Audiences

The prestigious American jazz quartet Laurin Talese & A Novel Idea toured Montenegro September 23-25, with stops in Podgorica, Pljevlja, and Bijelo Polje. View this post on Instagram 😍 #soundOn 🎼 Laurin Talese & Novel Idea bend je u Pljevljima. Najljepši način da im požele dobrodošlicu u njihov grad našli su osnovci i srednjoškolci iz #Pljevlja, danas u Američkom uglu Pljevlja. Ovo je bila sjajna prilika I da testiraju svoje poznavanje engleskog jezika i unaprijede vještinu konverzacije na stranom jeziku razgovorom sa američkim muzičarima.Učenici nisu ‘samo’ učili engleski, nego su i saznali više o tome kako se gradi uspješna karijera jednog muzičara u SAD, šta za džezere znači muzika i dr. #USguest2MNE #ExchangeOurWorld A post shared by U.S. Embassy Podgorica (@usa_in_mne) on Sep 24, 2019 at 8:58am PDT

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