Projektni događaji

Strengthening capacity of the Protection and Rescue services through joint training of the Cross-border team

05/12/2023

More than 30 members of the Cross-border Protection and Rescue team and other members of the emergency services passed 5 two-day trainings in the period from June to November 2023. Trainings were organized within the project “Increasing Capacities to Prevent, Prepare and Respond to Disasters – Resilient Border”, financed by the European Union.

Capacities of fire departments from BiH and Montenegro strengthened with EU support

23/10/2023

Within the “Joint Response” project, which is financed by the European Union, a training and intervention exercise were held in the area of the Nature Park Hutovo Blato in Čapljina, for members of the firefighting units from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. Through the project and joint training, the capacities of 42 members of the fire services from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro were strengthened, with the aim of improving cross-border cooperation and interventions in protected areas.

The European Union provided a valuable donation for the Utility company and City of Trebinje

27/04/2023

Today, the Utility company from Trebinje received the valuable municipal equipment (blowers, mowers, trimmers, sprayers pumps, etc.) worth over EUR 29,000 and 10 semi-underground containers worth EUR 37,000, procured within the project “Cross-border Environmental Initiative”. Beside the mentioned, two cars, worth over 30,000 euros, were handed over to the Trebinje City municipal police. All equipment […]

European Union supports capacities of the Services for disaster risk management

06/03/2023

Representatives of institutions and disaster risk management services from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro participated in a three-day study visit to the Republic of Croatia in the period from May 31 to June 2, 2023. The visit was organized within the framework of the project “Improving capacities for prevention, preparation and response to disasters – Resilient border”, which is financed by the European Union.

Center of the Creative Industry in Jablanica with the support of the EU

22/02/2023

A center of creative industries was opened today in Jablanica, as part of the ceremony of the Municipality Day. A special gratitude for the opening of the Center was sent to the EU, which funded the adaptation and equipping of the Center through the project of the Cross – border cooperation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro “Creative industries for employment without borders”.

Handover ceremony, the fire truck for the Protection and Rescue Services of the Municipality of Herceg Novi

17/02/2023

Today, the Herceg Novi Protection and Rescue Service received a new fully equipped fire truck for interventions in urban and rural areas. The vehicle worth almost EUR 98,000.00 was acquired within the project “Improving the capacity for prevention, preparation and response to disasters – Resilient border”, which is financed by the European Union.

A new youth employment project was promoted in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

06/10/2022

A three-year project to support the employment of young people and the creation of new employment opportunities in the cross-border area was presented today in Berane. The project tasks were discussed by: Mrs. Liselotte Iaksson, Deputy Head of Cooperation in the EU Delegation in Montenegro, Mr. Marko Lalević, manager of the municipality of Berane and Mr. Marko Đelović, director of Caritas Montenegro.

Strengthening the capacity of rescue services with the support of the EU

07/09/2022

During the next two years, the rescue services from Sarajevo and Danilovgrad will receive support for the development of their capacities in order to respond to natural disasters as efficiently and quickly as possible. Bearing in mind the increase in threats from fires, earthquakes and floods, the European Union finances the project “Increasing resilience of communities for risk prevention and management – RESCOMM” in order to strengthen the capacities of rescue services in local communities in BiH and Montenegro.

With the support of the EU, four centres were established to support the development of creative industries

26/07/2022

Through the project “Creative Industries for Employment without Borders”, the European Union supported the establishment of four centres to support easier employment in the sector of creative industries. The centres were established as a partnership initiative of the 21 actor of local development, who, by signing a cooperation agreement, established centres in Danilovgrad, Konjic, Bijelo Polje and Jablanica.

The European Union is allocating 8,400,000 euros for the Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina - Montenegro 2021-2027 within the framework of IPA III

06/07/2022

Opportunity for new projects and development within IPA III Since 2007, the main financial instrument of the European Union for providing assistance to beneficiary countries in gradual alignment with EU standards and policies, is the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA). All with the aim of their membership in the European Union.  IPA represents comprehensive support […]

Environmental protection in the cross-border area of BiH and Montenegro raised to a higher level

29/06/2022

There are countless ways in which each individual and society can contribute to environmental protection. Every, even the smallest step in that direction is important and can make a huge difference both locally and globally. Environmental protection, promotion of adaptation and mitigation of climate change, prevention and risk management are one of the focuses of the IPA II program, which covered and connected the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.

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 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.

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.