U.S. Emergency Planners Help Montenegro Prepare For Disasters

Disaster preparedness planners from the United States and Montenegro came together, June 26-29, in Podgorica to help better prepare one of the world’s youngest democracies to effectively respond to potential catastrophic events. U.S. emergency managers from  the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Military Emergency Preparedness program under OSD and trainers joined Maine Army National ...
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Deadline for Applications for Fulbright Student Program Extended

We have some exciting news! Call for the Fulbright Student Program has been extended! United States Embassy Podgorica is now accepting applications for the Fulbright Student Program until August 1 2017. The call was opened on March 23 2017. For more information on how to apply see  the call for applications . All Fulbright grants are research only and ...
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Commercial Motor Vehicle Interdiction Course

On June 12, the Ambassador Margaret Ann Uyehara presided over the opening ceremony of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Interdiction Course held in Podgorica, Montenegro.   The course is sponsored by the United States Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program and conducted by a team of six regional instructors for a total of twenty Montenegrin ...
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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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Closing Ceremony of the Regional Cross Border Cyber-Crime Investigations Course

US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu presided over the closing ceremony of the Regional Cross Border Cyber-Crime Investigations Course held in Podgorica, Montenegro. The course was sponsored by the United States Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program and conducted by the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) instructors. The 5-day training focused on ...
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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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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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Alumni Blog: On Wealth and Importance of People

Dr Vladimir Leposavić | Fulbright Student Program Experience   In 2014, I was selected to spend an academic year as a Fulbright Foreign Student Visiting Researcher, representing Montenegro, in the United States. My basic goal was to conduct research in international human rights; more specifically, on the international legal protection of minorities at the American ...
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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, will host a U.S. College Fair as part of the EducationUSA Southeastern Europe Recruiting Tour on Friday, April 7, 2017, 17:00-20:00, at Hotel Hilton, Podgorica. The fair will be open to both high school students interested in undergraduate ...
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Fire Safety Training

The U.S. Embassy Podgorica, in cooperation with the Rescue and Protection Service of the Capital City of Podgorica, organized a fire safety drill on the Embassy’s compound. The Embassy employees and Podgorica’s Rescue Service staff participated in the drill. The Office of Fire Protection in the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations in Washington, DC, supervised ...
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Donation to Montenegrin Airport Border Police

On March 14, Regional Security Officer Keith Easter delivered $9,000 USD worth of equipment to the Montenegrin Airport Border Police on behalf of the United States Embassy in Podgorica and its Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program.  The donated equipment consists of a document inspection microscope and a laser color printer.  
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