Initiatives of local NGOs to municipal authorities

The Network of NGOs from Ulcinj submitted two written requests in the form of an initiative to the municipal administration, in accordance with the Law on Local Self-Government and the Statute of the Municipality of Ulcinj, as mechanisms for achieving participation of citizens in the realization of local self-government. The first initiative is submitted to the Mayor of the municipality and it refers to two issues: * Formation of the Commission for the allocation of funds to non-governmental organizations and * Publication of the Competition for allocation of funds to non-governmental organizations, foreseen by the Municipal Budget for 2016....

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REPRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT “STRONGER CSOS- STRONGER DEMOCRACY”

In the premises of our organization, a presentation of the project “Stronger CSOs- Stronger Democracy!” ,implemented by the Center for the Development of Non-Governmental Organizations (CRNVO) in partnership with NGO “Bonum” (Pljevlja), “Bjelopoljski demokratski centar” (Bijelo Polje), “Nada” (Herceg Novi) and “Novi Horizont” (Ulcinj), was held. The project is financially supported by the European Union and managed by the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro. Within this project, the Local Resource Center (LRC) in Ulcinj was created, as a new service of NGO “Novi Horizont (NH)”. For 17 years of its active work, NH has built a recognizable...

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YOUTH COMPETENT LEADERS

In accordance with the Youth Strategy and the Action Plan for 2017, NGO Novi Horizont is implementing the project “YOUTH – COMPETENT FOR PARTICIPATION”. The main goal of this project is to: Educate a group of 25 young people from Ulcinj to become youth leaders in the community; to initiate initiatives and expand the network to encourage participation. Within this project, the following activities are realized: ■ Strengthening the technical capacities of the Youth Corner ■ Celebrating International Youth Day ■ TRAINING PROGRAM FOR YOUTH LEADERS ■ PRACTICAL WORK The practice consists of planning, preparing and realizing various activities...

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SEMINAR ABOUT PROACTIVITY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Within the project “PROACTIVE LOCAL SELF-GOVERNMENT AND PARTICIPATION OF CITIZENS” 14.12.2017. we organized a seminar on “Proactive access to information in local self-government”. The seminar was dedicated to local officials, Municipal administration officials, representatives of the civil sector and the media. The guest lecturers at this seminar were: president of the Council of the Agency for the Protection of Personal Data and Free Access to Information, Muhamed Gojkaj; coordinator of the legal program of MANS, Vuk Jankovic; public policy researcher from the Institute of Alternative, Ana Đurnić. The project is financially supported by the European Union and the Embassy...

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COOPERATION BETWEEN PARLIAMENT AND LOCAL NGOs

Based on the REQUEST that the Municipal Assembly Service sent to civil society organizations to submit their proposals for the Local Parliament Work Programme for 2017, Local NGO group submitted to this service the following requirements: To forming the committee for development and protection of local self-government; To approve the decision for Citizen Participation in the Conduct of Public Affairs; To form the Cooperation Council for local self-government and local NGOs; To approve the Local Drafting Plan for Preventing Drug Addiction; To ensure regular monitoring and evaluation of projects financed by the Municipality of Ulcinj budget, by approving a...

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INITIATIVES OF LOCAL NGOs

Civil Society Organizations in Ulcinj, on March 24, 2017 organized a workshop, in which were drafted two initiatives addressed to Local Self-Government. As we reported earlier, at the last meeting of the Local Parliament civil society organizations were granted the opportunity to participate in the Committee for drafting amendments to the status of Ulcinj municipality. In this committee, the President of the Assemble invited us to candidate a representative for NGOs. Therefore, local NGOs gathered and proposed their representatives for the committee member. The person chosen as a representative for local NGOs is Drita Lllola, from NGO ‘iACT’. →...

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TRAINING FOR NGOs- CITIZEN PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESS AND PUBLIC REPRESENTATION

NGOs Development Center (CRNVO) in cooperation with NGO “New Horizon” will organize a three-day training on “Citizen Participation in Decision-Making Process and Public Representation” Training is intended for NGOs from Ulcinj, Bar and Budva.       The training will be held in Ulcinj, from 7 to 9 December 2016. The purpose of the project is to mechanisms for citizen participation at local level; public representation strategies; researching campaign themes; public representation forms and methods. During this three-day training, participants will be fully informed about these processes through theoretical learning and practical exercises.  Who can participate? Due to the limited seating capacity,...

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What after Divorce?

“What after divorce” is a short guidebook for single parents and it’s a continuation of our projects initiated since 2012, in collaboration with the Center for Social Work in Ulcinj and the association “Children of Montenegro”...

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Completion of the project “Youth Corner in Ulcinj”

Over the past ten months, we worked on educating youth about promoting youth activism and volunteering, as well as promoting social business liability. Supported by the Fund for Active Citizenship (FAKT) and the private sector in Ulcinj, we managed to fix spaces in the City Library, which will serve as Youth Corner. The opening ceremony of the Youth Corner in Ulcinj was held on Wednesday 26 April 2017, at the City Library. In the ceremony participated: young people- project volunteers, representatives of the Ministry of Sport (Directorate for Youth), the Mayor of Ulcinj with his associates, civil society activists,...

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Youth Corner Ulcinj

The overall goal of this project is to provide for the youth of Ulcinj an adequate space that offers more opportunities for passing beneficial time; to develop the culture of reading and the culture of dialog and to promote philanthropy in local communities. The main activities of the project: Training peer educators to promote youth activism; to promote the culture of giving (philanthropy) The adjustment of the space in the Library of Ulcinj and putting into operation “Youth Corner” Organizing the action of collecting community funds Organization of creative and promotional events The program of training youth educators will...

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