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Within the project "Let Me Tell You Something about the EU 2", which is funded by the communication budget of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, FORS Montenegro organized the first press conference to present the project activities and announced the central ceremony organisation for marking of Europe Day in Pljevlja. The press conference was held on April 29 in 2014 in Municipal Building in Pljevlja, and Nataša Bajović, FORS Montenegro Program Officer, has been talking about project activities.
Implementation of the project began on February 1 of 2014, and aims to improve knowledge and understanding of citizens of northern Montenegro about European Union, its values, functioning of its institutions and the process of integration through a comprehensive campaign of raising awareness on this topic and the active involvement of the target groups.
The main project activities include: celebration of the Europe month in May, the public presentations about the EU integration process, the promotion of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance – IPA and projects supported through this mechanism, workshops in primary and secondary schools, art competition for primary school students, literary competition for high school students and distribution of promotional materials and publications.
The project is being implemented in the municipalities of Berane, Andrijevica, Plav, Rožaje, Bijelo Polje, Žabljak, Šavnik, Plužine and Pljevlja, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration and local governments in the target municipalities, for a period of 12 months. The total value of the project is € 63,285.76, of which the EU funded € 49.990.
As one of the activities in the project is marking the Europe month, as well as Europe Day, it is announced the implementation of EU fairs in all target municipalities which will be organized on this occasion, as well as Europe Day in Pljevlja on 8 May, which will be organized in cooperation with the EU Delegation to Montenegro, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro and Pljevlja as host municipality. On this occasion, an invitation was extended to all citizens of the municipality of Pljevlja to join the celebration of Europe Day, which will be organized on the Square 13. July starting at 11am.