European exchange program: Sign up and discover opportunities for entrepreneurs!


This year Local Democracy Agency Montenegro is the only organization from Montenegro in the  SEE SMART SMEs project (South Eastern European coalition to cultivate SMART SMEs in Europe) which offers young entrepreneurs with business idea to stay abroad in order to lift up their personal and professional capacities. LDA MNE will make promotion plan and support system for the applicants in order to inform and engage as much of potential beneficiaries. Also, the Agency will communicate with all relevant institutions that support participation in economic activities of entrepreneurs, businesses, social enterprises, marginalized groups so that the comprehensive support system for entrepreneurship [...]

European exchange program: Sign up and discover opportunities for entrepreneurs!2020-03-05T14:19:52+02:00

LDA Montenegro opens new opportunities for vocational and personal development – volunteering in EU and vice versa


Youth  - Volunteering, Solidarity, Mobility  LDA Montenegro opens new opportunities for vocational and personal development - volunteering in EU and vice versaLDA MNE became one of the five European Solidarity Corps (ESC) accredited organization in Montenegro.This February, Local Democracy Agency Montenegro became part of the big family of labeled organizations.Promoting solidarity among individuals, communities and societies is one of the core values that our organization has been fostering for yeas so it was logical step to apply for European Solidarity Corps Quality Label.For the 19 years of its existence, not taking into account Erasmus and Youth in action projects, over 100 volunteers [...]

LDA Montenegro opens new opportunities for vocational and personal development – volunteering in EU and vice versa2020-02-19T13:14:48+02:00

Project Monumental 9 starts with training for young greeters and vloggers


Monumental 9 starts with  training for young greetes and vloggers Every monument has its own story  Did you know that every monument has its own story?  Chosen young people of Balkan just found out  by participating in Monumental 9 Project training that took place in Prijedor from 13th  to 16th February. The WWII monuments in Balkan area, so called “Spomenik” are well known for their unreal, impressive sci-fi design and attract for many years curios, art-loving and adventurous visitors. They are becoming the ambassadors of Balkan’s cultural tourism with a significant support of Regional Cooperation Council ‘s Tourism programme. LDA [...]

Project Monumental 9 starts with training for young greeters and vloggers2020-02-19T09:19:36+02:00

MONUMENTAL 9: Training “Every Monument has its own story” Open Call for Participants


If you are active young person interested in making new touristic products/routs and offers/; If you are keen to culture, history, gastronomy and amazed with WW II Monuments design - you should  apply for the 4 day training in Prijedor and get the opportunity to develop Monumental 9 project with partner organizations. Local Democracy Agency Montengro along with partners: LDA Mostar, LDA Kosovo, LDA Zavidovici, LDA Prijedor, LDA Knjazevac, LDA Subotica & ALDA Skopje  is developing new touristic products using greeter concept and modern approaches in order  to increase youth employment and income generating activities through engaging micro-localities. The project is [...]

MONUMENTAL 9: Training “Every Monument has its own story” Open Call for Participants2020-01-20T15:33:22+02:00

Whom the Bell Jingles


Expecting New Years’ Eve like in the most of the Western world countries for Montenegro is festive and full of songs, decor and euphoria. One can hear all around local version of Christmas carols and Jingle Bells songs. . LDA Montenegro team decided to bring this atmosphere to the Asylum Seekers Centre in Spuz but in a way that respects the refugees’ traditions and customs following the Impact Project /Inclusion matters! Lead artist, team member and LDA’s Youth service –InfoPoint Volunteers visited centre and prepared interesting workshop for its beneficiaries on 27th December.   Glitters, colours, scissor, collages were all over [...]

Whom the Bell Jingles2019-12-30T16:19:10+02:00

Clink: Poetry – Steel -Art


Is there anything in common that you can find for poetry, art and iron and steel? Well, Clink project brought these things together in Niksic, Montenegro. There is very unique enterprise in Niksic - Institute for steel metallurgy that supports local community and nourishes its social responsibility through support to artists by providing them ateliers within its facility complex. More than 20 artists create under the roof of this company for many years. One of them is Milena Krivokapic, painter who joined our Clink activities. She and the Institute management wanted to give tribute to famous local poet Vito Nikolic by [...]

Clink: Poetry – Steel -Art2019-11-20T09:29:36+02:00

“Balkans Youth for Europe”: Second training session successfully completed


The second training "Sharing the experience - expanding the thematic work program of the network" within the project "Youth of the Balkans for Europe" ended in Knjazevac on September 12. This three-day event was attended by 30 participants from 14 organizations, including representatives of Local Democracy Agencies , which is one of the founders of the Balkan Network for Local Democracy. The trainings were held from monitoring and evaluation of public policies, evidence based local advocacy, local budgeting and youth policies. The acquired knowledge is very important in the further process of monitoring the accession to the European Union, because [...]

“Balkans Youth for Europe”: Second training session successfully completed2019-09-20T12:09:16+02:00

CLINK: Cultural heritage as a source of urban regeneration


The second international event of the CLINK - Cultural heritage linking diversities in Europe project was held on September 13, 2019 in Knjazevac. This meeting brought together partners who exchanged experiences, a diverse body of ideas, all with a view to more sustainable use of cultural heritage for the social and economic flourishing of the community. The representative of the Agency for Local Democracy, Ana Milovic Jasikovac, in her presentation "Old ways -New days", gave a vivid example of the sustainability of preserving old craftsmanship techniques and traditional crafts, through modern entrepreneurship principles, focused on vulnerable social categories. On that [...]

CLINK: Cultural heritage as a source of urban regeneration2019-09-20T11:57:31+02:00

Co.Co.Tour: Second consortium meeting in Tirana


The Local Democracy Agency team was a participant in the Second Meeting of the Consortium, held on February 12, 2019 in Tirana. The event was organized by the Albanian Development Fund, the main partner of the Co.Co.Tour project, attended by five of the six partners, as well as representatives of the associated partner, the National Protected Areas Agency, while for objective reasons, the representative of Herceg Novi. How to improve communication, achieve project results, address pre-financing with a view to more effectively implementing the activities of the Action Plan for the current period were just some of the topics discussed [...]

Co.Co.Tour: Second consortium meeting in Tirana2019-09-20T11:43:09+02:00

Balkan Network for Local Democracy established in Skopje


ALD Niksic, participated in the international conference "Partnership, the Key to Local Democracy" - rethinking the cooperation of local authorities and civil society organizations in the organization of the ALDA and the Central European Initiative, held on 11 and 12 June in Skopje, Northern Macedonia. On the second day of this international event, the Balkan Network for Local Democracy (BNLD) took the first official step towards registering the network. ALDA, LDA offices in the Western Balkans and ALDA Skopje held the BNLD Constituent General Assembly. The network will be registered in Northern Macedonia and ALDA Skopje will be its headquarters. [...]

Balkan Network for Local Democracy established in Skopje2019-09-20T10:37:54+02:00