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FORS Montenegro and Directorate for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Montenegro prepared a brochure on risks, preventive measures and activities which should be undertaken in case of fires. The brochure has been developed within the project "Cross-border Fire Protection", funded by the European Union, within Cross-border Cooperation Programme BiH-Montenegro.
The brochure can be downloaded here.
Objavljen je Treći poziv za dostavljanje projektnih prijedloga iz IPA budžeta Programa prekogranične saradnje Srbija - Crna Gora za 2012. i 2013. godinu. Na linku http://www.cbcsrb-mne.org/mn/newsroom/novosti/236-third-call-for-proposals-is-open-from-the-19th-of-june-2016 možete pogledati poziv.
Rok za dostavljanje prijedloga projekata je 18. avgust 2015. godine.
On 1 June in Kolasin FORS Montenegro organised a cross-border field exercise during which rescuers from Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina tested and presented their skills and abilities to react in case of fires. Around 40 members of protection and rescue services from both countries took part in the exercise, along with volunteer rescuers, representatives of the Directorate for Emergency Management of the Ministry of Interior of Montenegro and the Ministry of Security of BiH, as well as representatives of the Red Cross, Police Directorate and Institute for Emergency Medical Aid. During the exercise, they presented extinguishing of fires using special fire fighting vehicles, extinguishing from air with water bombs thrown out of the airplanes, descending of fire fighters with backpacks from a helicopter, field search for the disappeared and transporting and treatment of the injured.
Before the exercise, a four-day training for rescuers had been organised, which included both theoretical and practical work and enabled improvement of knowledge on types and ways of fire spreading, equipment and supplies for fire extinguishing, tactical approaches and methods of extinguishing, coordination and other relevant topics. The training was delivered by the trainers from the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of the Republic of Croatia, Dražen Ključarić, Petar Kovačić, Željko Car, Goran Kević and Tomislav Pavlinović. The participants of the training who satisfied the previously determined criteria were awarded certificates.
In order to mark 22 April, Earth Day, FORS Montenegro, in cooperation with the Primary School ″Vuko Jovović″ from Danilovgrad organised lectures for 7th grade students on the topic Environmental Protection and Green Economy, as well as the drawing exhibition of the students' works on the topic ″Green Ideas″, in cooperation with the Primary School ″Mileva Lajovic Lalatovic″ from Niksic. The aim of these activities was to motivate children to start behaving responsibly towards life environment and think about ways of saving energy and natural resources.
The training on ″Public Relations for Civil Society Organisations″ was organised in Kolasin on 8 and 9 April 2015. The aim of the training was to contribute to bigger engagement of civil society organisations and their full and effective participation in media, familiarisation with communication tools and techniques, as well as the role and functioning of the media.
The following topics were presented during the training: importance of public relations, creating visual identity of an organisation, communication tools and techniques, design and management of the campaign, communication strategy of an organisation, public advocacy and media, media laws and European media standards, social networks, crisis PR, etc. Apart from the theoretical part, one part of the training was devoted to practical exercises, during which the participants had the opportunity to conceive initiatives on certain topics of social importance and apply gained knowledge on using communication tools.