Local Drafting Plan for Preventing Drug Addiction

On 30 August 2016, we organized a seminar on the drafting of Local Action Plan for the prevention of addiction diseases. This event gathered representatives of all relevant institutions operating at local level; who also constitute the network of local partners in overcoming drug addiction and juvenile delinquency. The seminar was opened by the mayor of Ulcinj Mr. Nazif Cungu, who felicitated the work of all entities involved in the project: and promised his support on upcoming initiatives and project aimed at creating a healthy environment for the youth of Ulcinj. Besides the functionaries and officials of local government;...

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Resource Center Services

New Horizon also operates as a resource center for supporting civil society organizations. Within this service exists a special help desk, which constantly provides the following services: U okviru uspostavljenog help deska, NH kontinuirano pruža sljedeće usluge: daily news about the activities of local NGOs; providing legal advice for the establishing and functioning of non-governmental organizations; informing NGOs and local administration about current contests; instructing and linking local NGOs with state bodies and state institutions; with non-governmental organizations from Montenegro; administration of the website and e-mail list of non-governmental organizations; creating and maintaining a database of local NGOs; advising...

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Celebrating the International Day against Drug Abuse

On the occasion of June 26, the International Day against Drug Abuse, New Horizon has prepared a special video material – an educational video regarding the prevention of drug abuse. The video was prepared by the peer educators who have previously attended a three-month training on this subject and received certificates of acquired knowledge and experience. This activity is realized within the project “LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY”, which our organization is implementing with the support of the US Embassy Podgorica – Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)....

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Civil Society for Good Governance

New Horizon NGO is an active member of the network entitled “Our Administration”, initiated by Institute Alternativa together with other partners: Centre for Investigative Journalism from Podgorica, Bonum from Pljevlja and Natura from Kolašin. The Network is established within the project “Civil Society for Good Governance: To Act and Account!”, which implements Institute Alternativa with its partners, funded by the European Union (EU) One of the objectives of this project is to strengthen local ownership of the public administration reform and to put emphasis on the so far neglected area of service delivery at the local...

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Publication of the Guidebook and Peer Educator Diploma Ceremony

On May 12th, at the City Library, we organized the most important activity of our project ”LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY”, supported by the US Embassy Podgorica. We have published the guidebook “Children in conflict with Law” and awarded our young peer educators with diplomas. The participation of the US Ambassador to Montenegro and other important public figures of our city, represents a special evaluation of the work we do. We were really honored....

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Peer Educators in action

Last week, the attendees of our PEER EDUCATION PROGRAM conducted practical work of educating their peers at schools. These activities conducted by young educators, show not only the best example of the quality of the program which they have been attending during these 3 months, but also the professional work of all project staff.   We are proud to have such young potential in our town.  ...

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Press Conference – The results of the research regarding drug abuse in Ulcinj

Civil society organization New Horizon has organized a Press Conference in which the results of the research “KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE OF ADOLESCENTS ABOUT THE DRUG ADDICTION PROBLEM” were presented. This research was done in partnership with Drug prevention office in Ulcinj during october – december 2015. This activity is a part of a wider project named “LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY”, which is supported by U.S. Embassy Podgorica, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). Research results Albanian – DOWNLOAD Research results Montenegrin – DOWNLOAD  ...

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Peer Education Program

After a short brake, we continue with the second cycle of workshops of Peer Education Program. Guest speaker at today’s workshop was the Director of the Association “4Life” from Podgorica which professionally deals with the treatment of drug addicts. Special guest of this workshop was the official of US Embassy Podgorica, Mr. Gazmend Vukaj (Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement). The program is moderated by professional trainers: Sabra Decevic and Ardita Kokaj-Kovaci.   Invalid Displayed...

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Local partnership against drug abuse and juvenile delinquency

New Horizon started a new project titled “LOCAL PARTNERSHIP AGAINST DRUG ABUSE AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY” which is supported by US Emabssy Podgorica – Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL). The main goal of this project is to raise the awareness among young people regarding the damages of drug abuse as well as to reduce the rate of antisocial behavior among young people in the local community, and juvenile delinquency rate in general. Specific goals of this project are: the establishment of partnerships with relevant institutions and mutual operation in the fight against drug abuse in Ulcinj;...

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