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18May2017

Arben Ajvazi, Konik camp, Podgorica, Montenegro

Arben Ajvazi (24) fled with his parents and siblings from Kosovo Polje in 1999 and came to Podgorica, where they settled in one of Konik Camp’s tents. He had one severely ill brother and had to leave school in the third grade, in order to help his family. He remained illiterate until his was 19, …

  • 18 May, 2017
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18May2017

Montenegro started construction of 51 additional apartments in Konik

An inauguration event took place today at the newly opened construction site in Konik, near Podgorica. The event was organised by the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro to mark the beginning of construction works for 51 apartments.

The apartments are expected to be finalised in the second half of 2018. They come …

  • 18 May, 2017
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08Apr2017

Bulatovic family, Berane, Montenegro

Dragana Bulatovic came in 1999 from Djakovica (Kosovo) to Berane, with her husband, mother-in-law and five children. They settled in the Berane refugee camp, built by UNHCR in 1995 as a temporary solution for refugees from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia. Small, two-room houses, built from non-solid material, became the home for some 100 families, …

  • 8 Apr, 2017
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07Apr2017

Foundation stone laid for 94 housing units in Berane, Montenegro

On 7 April 2017, Kemal Purisic, Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, Dragoslav Scekic, Mayor of Berane and Leslie Freriksen, representative of the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro, laid the foundation stone for the construction of 94 housing units to accommodate displaced persons in Berane.

The total cost of the project is estimated at EUR 4 …

  • 7 Apr, 2017
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22Dec2016

Contract signed for construction of 94 housing units in Berane

Montenegrin Minister of Labour and Social Welfare Kemal Purišić and Director of Public Works Milan Martinovic signed on 20 December 2016 contracts for works and supervision of works for construction of 94 housing units in Berane (sub-project MNE4). The contract for works was signed with the consortium “Eurozox” and the contract for supervision of works …
  • 22 Dec, 2016
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30Sep2016

Construction of apartments in Konik, Montenegro, progressing ahead of schedule

51 additional apartments to be constructed thanks to savings

In March this year, the construction site in Konik, Montenegro, was inaugurated and construction works started to provide 120 apartments for the most vulnerable Roma families living in Konik camp. Six months later, important progress has been made: the works on 120 flats are progressing ahead …

  • 30 Sep, 2016
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