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The organization of the duathlon "Sutjeska - Piva" the Municipalities Foča and Plužine ended this year's tourist season

19/10/2021

The first duathlon “Sutjeska – Piva”, which gathered 50 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, was held on October 17, 2021 with the support of the European Union. The duathlon was organized within the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.)” implemented by the Municipalities of Foča and Plužine with partners.

European Union donates equipment for detection of leakages in water supply networks

05/10/2021

Four water companies in BiH and Montenegro have received equipment that will make easier to find leakages in the water supply network and enable the reduction of physical water losses, with the aim of improving water efficiency and providing quality water supply services. Equipment worth EUR 48,000 is provided by the European Union within the cross-border project BiH-Montenegro “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services”.

Strenghtenig local capacities for better quality water supply in the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro with the support of the European Union

14/09/2021

Within the project “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services”, funded by the European Union through the IPA cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, a training called “Academy on Improving Energy and Water Efficiency in the Water Supply Sector” was held in Herceg Novi from 07 to 10 September 2021.

A bicycle race

28/07/2021

On July 24 2021, within the project “Cycling routes to improve natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – Cycling Rural”, funded by the European Union, a bicycle race called “Ajduk Trail” was held as part of Blidinje BIKE Festival. This bicycle race, conceived as a recreational ride, was organized with the aim of promoting the cycling tourist offer of Herzegovina and its tourist capacities.

The European Union supported capacity building to Improve Water Supply Services in the Cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

30/05/2021

The advantages of using the information obtained in the process of comparison, the so-called benchmarking, have been confirmed many times, especially in the context of increasing the efficiency of business entities. Water supply is one of the areas where benchmarking can be used as an effective tool to improve the performance of water companies. This […]

Public consultations regarding the IPA III Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro 2021- 2027

16/04/2021

Within the programming of the IPA III cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, for the period 2021-2027, the Directorate for European Integration of BiH and the Office for European Integration of Montenegro invite all interested parties to participate in public consultations on the Second Draft Programming Document. Public consultations will be organized in […]

J A V N I OGLAS o ponovnoj prodaji službenog motornog vozila

18/03/2021

Na osnovu Odluke direktora Direkcije za evropske integracije o prodaji doniranog službenog vozila Škoda Octavia broj: : 05/A-02-3-MV-154-10/21 od 16.03.2021.godine, Direkcija za evropske integracije objavljuje sljedeći  J A V N I  OGLAS o prodaji službenog motornog vozila putem javnog nadmetanja – licitacije PREDMET PRODAJE Predmet prodaje je donirano službeno vozilo, vlasništvo Direkcije za evropske integracije. PODACI O  VOZILU vrsta motornog vozila: putnički automobil marka: ŠKODA […]

The European Union supported strengthening local capacities for better quality water supply in the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

09/03/2021

Within the project “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services” funded by the European Union, under the IPA cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, from 3rd to 5th March 2021, an online training entitled “Benchmarking for the improvement of water supply services in the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro” was held.

The European Union supported educating students on environmental protection and proper waste management

26/01/2021

Within the project “YOUth drive”, funded by the European Union, video education of primary and secondary school students from the West Herzegovina Canton was organized. This type of education covers all the most important topics about the importance and significance of environmental protection, and about proper waste management.

The European Union has supported young environmental activists from Jablanica

16/12/2020

The opportunity to hear the voice of young eco-activists from Jablanica came through the participation of the Primary School “Suljo Čilić” in the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste – 5% LESS”, funded by the European Union. The students of the mentioned Primary School recorded a video through which they want to send a strong message about the world they want to live in.

Capacity building in water supply through regional cooperation

16/12/2020

The European Union supports capacity building on EU standards for water supply for employees of the public administration in Rogatica and Kolašin.
The online training was completed on 16the December 2020. The 4-day training increased capacities of 20 staff of municipalities and water supply companies, which will improve the operating standards in water supply in the two municipalities.

Young eco-poets raise their voices to bring nature back into their lives!

04/12/2020

One of activities within the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste” funded by the European Union, is to encourage young people to get more involved in environment protection and change their perspective on how to treat it properly. Thus, students, eco-poets and five primary schools from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro wrote an ecological poet and recorded a video, in order to send a strong message about the need to return nature to their own backyards, schools and lives.

The European Union has supported networking of stakeholders from the water supply sector in the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

28/10/2020

As part of the cross-border cooperation project funded by the European Union, an online Conference on Energy and Water Efficiency of Water Supply Services in the Cross-Border Area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro was held on October 22 and 23, 2020. It was the first of three planned conferences, aimed at promoting EU standards, policies, and practices to increase water and energy efficiency in the water supply sector in the cross-border area between BiH and Montenegro.

Agreement on cooperation in the field of protection and rescue signed between the municipalities of Foča (BiH) and Plužine (MNE)

22/10/2020

The Mayors of the Municipalities of Foča (BiH) and Plužine (Montenegro) signed a mutual agreement on cooperation in the field of protection and rescue within the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.), financed by the European Union.” The agreement was signed between these municipalities, as well as between the National Park Sutjeska and the Nature Park Piva, all with the aim of improving the security of this cross-border area.

Thanks to the European Union, the Municipality of Šavnik received a specialized machine for reducing waste

11/08/2020

Within the project “Joint efforts for 5% Less Waste”, the Municipality of Šavnik received a specialized combined machine for waste reduction in the amount of 70,000 EUR.
On the occasion of the delivery of specialized combined machine, in the Municipality of Šavnik, Mayor, Vlatko Vuković pointed out that solid waste management for years one of the major problems not only in the municipality of Šavnik, but is one of the main problems of Montenegro, and that the realization of this project will greatly contribute to solving the problems in this municipality.

07/08/2020

On Saturday, August 1, the Municipalities of Foča and Plužine organized the first international mountain race “PP PIVA – NP SUTJESKA TRAIL” with the support of the European Union which gathered runners from seven European countries. More than 100 participants from BiH, Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, UK and France competed in the 42km Strike (Marathon) category and the 25km Proletarian (Challenger) category, as well as in the 12km and 4km categories.

Municipalities of Foca and Pluzine started work on improving safety at tourist sites

01/07/2020

Yesterday, as a part of the “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” Project, the municipalities of Foca (BiH) and Pluzine (Montenegro) organized 30 June 2020 a coordination meeting for members of their rescue services (civil protection, police, health institutions, fire services and associations, protection and rescue services, Mountain Rescue Service), where measures, standards and modern safety trends at tourist sites, risk management and rescue on water and under water were discussed.

Projectors and tablets for schools in the West Herzegovina County donated by the EU

02/06/2020

Eight schools in the West Herzegovina County have received 8 projectors and 8 tablets which will facilitate access to online teaching for students in the West Herzegovina County. The equipment worth 7.600 EUR is provided by the European Union under the project contributing to raising awareness among young people on the proper disposal of waste and environmental protection.

Municipalities of Pluzine and Foca presented the joint project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” at Belgrade Tourism Fair

25/02/2020

The joint booth of the municipalities of Pluzine and Foca attracted significant attention of high officials, representatives of the tourism industry, the media, as well as many interested adventure and active tourism lovers at this year’s International Tourism Fair in Belgrade.

Vacancy for the selection of a Financial Officer, in the Joint Technical Secretariat of the IPA II Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro 2014-2020

14/11/2019

The Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as the Operating Structure for the Implementation of the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020, invites all interested candidates to apply for the position
Financial Officer.

Employment of people with disabilities with the support of the European Union

17/10/2019

Forty persons with disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro have received support for self-employment as beekeepers through an EU-funded project worth more than EUR 200,000. With a view to giving them the opportunity to start their own business and developing apiculture in the frontier areas between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, the persons with disabilities were given honey bee colonies and hives, which was the first prerequisite for starting the business.

Vacancy for the Project Officer at the Antenna Office in Niksic, JTS of the CBC Programme BiH-MNE 2014-2020

19/09/2019

The European Integration Office of Montenegro in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer at the Antenna Office in Niksic, in the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro […]

The first job fair for persons with disabilities in BiH held in Mostar

12/06/2019

he first job fair for persons with disabilities held in the premises of Arena Sport Center in Mostar today to promote the right for work and employment of persons with disabilities in accordance with the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. The fair was organized within the project POWER, funded by the European Union through the IPA II cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.

Increased employment opportunities for PWD

21/01/2019

Eleven persons with disabilities, who are engaged as interns in 11 different companies in BiH, will get mentors soon, who will work with them next 12 months and monitor and advise them on their working place. Training for mentors was held in the period from 16 to 18 January in Potoci, near Mostar, within the POWER project financed by European Union. Mentors are employees of the companies where the people with disabilities got the opportunity for internship and they will be a link between employer, trainee and project itself.

The Info Day in Niksic - IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program BiH-Montenegro 2014-2020

19/12/2018

The Info Day was held in Nikšić on 19 December 2018, on the occasion of the Second Call for Proposals in the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro. Representatives of the institutions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina reminded that the total funds earmarked for the Second Call for project submission are amounted to almost 4.4 million EUR, while an invitation is open until 25 January 2019.

Vacancy notice - Project Officer in Antenna Niksic

26/01/2018

The Ministry of European Affairs of Montenegro, as the Operational Structure for the Implementation of the IPA II Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro for the period 2014-2020, in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer […]

11/12/2015

Direkcija za evropske integracije, kao Operativna struktura za implementaciju IPA II programa prekogranične saradnje, poziva sve zainteresovane kandidate