11 May 2019 - Minister of Sports and Youth Nikola Janović and OSCE Ambassador to Montenegro Maryse Daviet received professors of physical education and trainers who will participate in regional training organized by the OSCE and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The training will be held from 14 to 16 May 2019 in Belgrade.
Ambassador Daviet pointed out that the youth is a driver of the process of reconciliation and cooperation in the region. She congratulated Montenegro on expressing its interest in participating in this regional initiative, which focuses on the prevention of youth crime through educational programmes. Daviet also congratulated the participants and wished them success during their training and their future work.
Minister Janovic wished successful training to the participants, stressing that he is pleased that sports become more and more recognised as a useful tool for the prevention of negative phenomena in society. He expressed the belief that the acquired knowledge and skills will give professors and trainers a new quality in working with young people.
Training participants, coaches Zoran Abramović and Marko Radusinović and professors of physical education Adnan Mušović and Aleksandra Ražnatović, thanked the Ministry of Sports and Youth and the OSCE Mission to Montenegro, who provided them with the opportunity to improve their knowledge and ability to transfer the new skills to their colleagues in order to further jointly contribute to the development of youth through sports.
A few days ago, OSCE representatives were hosted in Podgorica by the Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković.
The Prime Minister thanked them for the assistance that the OSCE provides to Montenegro, saying that this cooperation helped Montenegro to strengthen the rule of law and build democratic institutions. By this occasion, OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Miroslav Lajčák pointed out that Montenegro is a reliable partner of the OSCE that fulfills its obligations and assessed that Montenegro's progress is visible both in the political and economic and developmental contexts.