Western Balkans Make Progress towards Visa Libralisation

Western Balkan countries, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine continue to meet the visa liberalisation requirements and made progress in addressing last year's recommendations. That is the conclusion of the 4th report on the monitoring of the EU visa-free regime with Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, as well as Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

Montenegro Data Protection Agency Voices Concern Over COVID-19 Measures

Waiters with protective masks in front of a cafe in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

He said he feared unauthorized persons could get insight into citizens' personal data, and called on the Health Ministry to be more precise about its new health measures.

Project SI4CARE addresses distance caregiving for elderly

Ljubljana – The SI4CARE European Social Innovation Project, initiated by researchers from Slovenia, aims to improve the process of providing long-distance caregiving for older people. They note that it is important to identify the services and technologies that are available and the demand for them.

Mighty Serbia defeated Montenegro and chose Italy for the next rival!

The Olympic champion inflicted a heavy defeat on one of the medal candidates and chose third place in the group with a score of 3-2.
Therefore, Serbia scheduled a classic with Italy in the quarterfinals of the tournament. A clash of Olympic and world champions for a real spectacle!

Call to Lynch: The War of Words Threatening Montenegro’s Delicate Balance

Jovanovic was sentenced in late April in the first instance to a year in prison for inciting ethnic hatred; Nilevic has been charged with the same.

On opposing sides of an ideological divide, Jovanovic and Nilevic are part of an alarming war of words playing out on social media in Montenegro, a war that took off in 2019 but has intensified since an earthquake election last year.

Montenegro Marks Rise in COVID-19 Cases as Tourists Arrive

Tourists taking photos of a ship in the Boka Kotorska bay, Montenegro. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

The head of the Institute for Public Health, Igor Galic, on Wednesday said the epidemiological situation in Montenegro is complex, and the number of new infections could increase in the next weeks.