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Friends, Partners, and Allies: The United States and Montenegro

Judy Rising Reinke, a distinguished American diplomat with decades of public service, presented her diplomatic credentials to President of Montenegro Milo Djukanović in Cetinje.  Ambassador Reinke is the fourth U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro since the country regained independence in 2006. It was an honor to present my diplomatic credentials today to President Milo Đukanović. I ...
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U.S. Embassy Podgorica Helping Montenegro to Counter Domestic Violence while Supporting Women in Policing and Gender Equality Initiatives

The Embassy’s International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP) is working with Montenegrin law enforcement to counter domestic violence and to support initiatives that promote gender equality.   For example, ICITAP will support the participation of female police officers from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the World Conference of Women in the Security Sector in Budva (February 19 ...
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U.S. Embassy Trains Judicial and Prosecutorial Trainees

In December 2018, U.S. Embassy Podgorica, in cooperation with the Center for Training in Judiciary and State Prosecution organized two rounds of trainings for judicial trainees from the Montenegrin prosecution and courts. These two three-day workshops covered a range of topics related to criminal proceedings and the Montenegrin Criminal Procedure Code – a crucial part ...
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2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship – Call for Applications

The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship is an intensive short-term exchange program, created to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and awareness of shared values.  The four week program will enable teenagers, ages 16-18, to explore U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, support for democracy and civil society, and economic prosperity.  ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2018 U.S. Embassy Podgorica Democracy Commission Small Grants Program (Deadline: January 22, 2019)

The U.S. Embassy Podgorica Democracy Commission Grants Program will award grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks, civil society/non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, other organizations that have displayed trustworthiness, and to U.S. Alumni non-governmental organizations for projects that contribute to the development of democratic processes in Montenegro.  Special consideration will be ...
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