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On behalf of partner organizations representative of the FORS Montenegro, Mr.Veselin Sturanovic, presented the project "Capacity building for sound management of areas of outstanding natural value’’, at the seminar organized in honor of launching of 15 projects approved by the European Commission in Brussels.
FORS Montenegro - Foundation for the Development of Northern Montenegro on Tuesday, 30.03.2010 at the premises of the Municipality Pljevlja hall, along with the Agency for Construction and Development of the Municipality Pljevlja, organized a public presentation of the project "Strengthening capacity to manage areas of outstanding natural value"
The STARS Program (Stimulating the Development of the Northern region of Montenegro)
In cooperation with
FORS MONTENEGRO-Foundation for the Development of Northern Montenegro
Is seeking grant proposals for the U.S. Ambassador’s Fund for the Support of Agriculture.
The STARS Program is a USAID funded initiative that aims to catalyze economic growth in northern Montenegro by increasing the competitiveness of local private tourism and agriculture enterprises through activities focused on product development, marketing, sales and training support.
On the beginning of March 2010 FORS Montenegro, thanks to funding from Caritas Luxembourg, has started implementation of environmental education project "Najmladji najbrze uce". Implementation of the project will last 6 months and will finish on November 30th 2010. Project activities are implemented in primary schools and kindergarten located in Berane, during second semester of school 2009/2010 year and during first semester of school year 2010/2011.
NGO FORS Montenegro launched the project "Dotakni zivot a ne dno" which was approved by the Commission for allocation of revenue from lottery, through the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Media. Within this project FORS Montenegro conducted a series of activities in six municipalities in northern Montenegro: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Pljevlja, Plav and Niksic.
Within the project, ’’OSIM’’, funded by Montenegrin Ministry of Culture, Sports and Media through lottery budget, FORS Montenegro conducted research in the field with the goal to identify individuals and organizations of persons with disabilities involved in production of souvenirs or other artifacts and products.
In Sarajevo 14.01.2010 was held the first meeting of partners in the joint cross-border cooperation project that aims to improve the sound management of areas of outstanding natural value (AONV), approved by the European Commission in December 2009.
Besides FORS Montenegro other project partners are Center for Sustainable Environmental Development Sarajevo, Nature Park "Logarska valley" from Slovenia, Association for Environmental «How green is my valley" Plaški from Croatia.
In the City Hotel, Podorica organized by NGOs from Montenegro, citizens' associations, Ozon "Niksic, FORS Montenegro, the Agency of Local Democracy and Green steps and the Dutch NGO Milieukontakt International, was held the National conference, ’’Green Agenda, a local strategy for sustainable development, methodology and results," which presents the activities implemented in the previous two years, how the project was implemented in three municipalities Niksic, Mojkovac and Ulcinj.
23.12.2009. Podgorica. Veselin Sturanovic, on behalf of FORS Montenegro signed memorandum of cooperation with the Ministry of Spatial Planning and Environmental Protection.Working group was established at the meeting, whose task will be the coordination of activities and monitoring of implementation of the Memorandum of cooperation. Member of the Working Group will be the director of FORS Montenegro Mr. Veselin Sturanovic.
Veselin Sturanovic, executive director of the FORS Montenegro has represented the organization during a study visit to Brussels organized by the Directorate for Enlargement through Technical Assistance and Information Exchange programme (TAIEX). FORS Montenegro was one of 7 organizations of civil society in Montenegro, which was invited to participate in this study visit, together with 40 NGOs from the Western Balkans and Turkey.