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On 1 February FORS Montenegro - Foundation for the Development of Northern Montenegro ends with the realization of the project "Let Me Tell You Something about the EU" which is funded by the European Union and aimed at raising awareness of the population in the north of Montenegro about European Union and the European integration process.The project is funded by the communication budget of the EU Delegation to Montenegro and is a part of the comprehensive communication plan of the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro.. The project, through specially designed activities, contributed to informing the population of Northern Montenegro about EU values and understanding of its policies, the process of European integration, as well as the benefits and challenges that this process brings to residents of countries that are on the way to become a member of the European Union.
The project has been implemented in the municipalities of Berane, Andrijevica, Plav, Rozaje, Bijelo Polje, Zabljak, Šavnik, Plužine and Pljevlja. Total amount of the project is € 62,454.79, out of which the EU funded € 49,800, and project has also been supported by the Commission for the allocation of a part of lottery income in the amount of € 7,700.
On 29 January, in the City Hall of Berane a closing ceremony of the project and a press conference were held in order to present the results achieved and the activities that FORS Montenegro realized with its asociates in the previous year, as well as to announce a new project "Let Me Tell You Something about the EU 2", whose activities will build upon the ones already implemented in target municipalities, and thus achieve better results related to informing and raising the awareness of the population of the northern region about the European Union and the European integration process. This project will be also funded by the communication budget of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, and besides FORS Montenegro as the project implementer, associates in the project will be: the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro and municipalities of Berane, Andrijevica, Plav, Rozaje, Bijelo Polje, Zabljak, Šavnik, Plužine and Pljevlja. Furthermore, the awards for the winners of the literary competition organized within the project on the topic "What the EU means to me?" were given. At the press conference, the Mayor of Berane Mr. Vuka Golubovic, the Head of the Political, EU Integration and Trade Section of the EU Delegation in Montenegro Mr. Alberto Cammarata and Executive Director of FORS Montenegro Mr. Veselin Šturanovic gave speeches.