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Development of Montenegro’s Second Biennial Update Report (SBUR) to UNFCCC

The project will enable Montenegro to fulfil its commitments under UNFCCC and prepare and submit the SBUR to the Conference of Parties of the UNFCCC. Further, it will assist in building national capacities to fulfil Montenegro’s commitments under the Convention on a continuous basis, while it will additionally increase the awareness on climate change issues, including policy-makers, leading to better integration of climate considerations into national and sectoral polices, strategies and programmes.

Objectives:   

In order to improve climate change governance and meet the challenges that Montenegro will face as a result of climate change, there is a need to mainstream climate change concepts into national and sectoral development plans. As part of its ultimate and long-term objectives, this project contributes to mainstreaming of climate change concepts by strengthening the institutional capacity. This endeavour is synchronised with other projects implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism, especially the Third National Communication).

The immediate objective of the proposed Enabling Activity Project is to assist the Government of Montenegro to perform the activities necessary to prepare the Second Biennial Update Report and fulfil its obligations to the Convention as per decisions 1/CP.16 and 2/CP.17. The project objective will be achieved with the fulfilment of the outcomes, which are in line with the GEF’s climate change mitigation strategic objective under GEF-6: “CCM-3: Foster Enabling Conditions to Mainstream Mitigation Concerns into Sustainable Development Strategies, Programme 5: Integrate findings of Convention obligations and enabling activities into national planning processes and mitigation targets.”

Project objectives are directly linked to SDG 13.

Activities:

In order to achieve the set goals, we will work on the following outputs and activities:

  • Update information on Montenegro’s geography, population, natural resources, climate and economy which may affect its ability to deal with mitigating and adapting to climate change, including gender analysis.
  • Update information on Montenegro’s national development objectives, priorities and circumstances, and the specific needs and concerns arising from the adverse effects of climate change, including gender analysis.
  • Update information on the institutional arrangements relevant to the preparation of national communications and biennial update reports.
  • Update the GHG inventory by sector and by gas, including a summary table of previous inventories, key categories analysis, uncertainty analysis and QA/QC plan, all based on the revised 2006 IPCC Guidelines.
  • Compile information related to mitigation actions, coverage and objectives, including the extent of reduction achieved or projected to achieve.
  • Compile information on domestic MRV system and progress of implementation of any institutional arrangements and framework for domestic MRV.
  • Description of level of support received to enable the preparation of the SBUR and the third national communication undertaken in parallel.
  • Information on international market mechanisms.
  • SBUR published and submitted according to the guidelines contained in Annex III of decision 2/CP.17.

Expected results:

  • Revised and updated national circumstances and institutional arrangements relevant to the preparation of the national communications and the biennial update reports;
  • National GHG inventory and report for the year 2014 and 2015;
  • A description of mitigation actions and the extent of GHG reduction achieved, including associated methodologies and assumptions;
  • Information on domestic MRV system and progress of implementation of any institutional arrangements and framework for domestic MRV;
  • A description on constraints, gaps and related needs to meet the objectives of the Convention, and the level of support received for the preparation and submission of the SBUR;
  • Publication and submission of the SBUR according to the guidelines contained in Annex III of decision 2/CP.17.
  • SBUR is expected to be submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat by April 2019.

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Delivery in previous years.

2016 $5,060

2017 $128,399

2018 $196,200

2019 $32,275

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Digital, inclusive, and transformative: Quality education for Montenegro

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March 2024-March 2026

  • Montenegro (6 municipalities: Berane, Rožaje, Plav, Mojkovac, Petnjica, Pljevlja)
  • 12 primary and secondary schools in total

Budget & Donor

  • 500,000 USD
  • Montenegro SDG Acceleration Fund (MAF) supported by the EU and the governments of Luxembourg, Switzerland, Montenegro, Austria and Ireland

Beneficiaries

  • 6,000 children and adolescents and more than 300 teachers and ICT coordinators

The education system in Montenegro is faced with long-standing systemic weaknesses that limit children's and adolescents' capacities to learn and thrive in a modern, digital world. Many of them, especially in the northern regions, experience unequal and limited access to education, and poor-quality inadequate school infrastructure. Funding for the digitalisation of education is limited, restricting the educational advancement of children and adolescents. 

The COVID-19 pandemic unveiled further issues, primarily drawing attention to insufficient digital capacities and skills among teachers and secondly the need for schools to mitigate disruption to learning during school closure learning processes. Education is still recovering from the pandemic effects. A general loss of learning and motivation, loneliness, isolation and mental health problems can be felt among children and adolescents, especially affecting those disadvantaged. 

To address these issues, the Ministry of Education, Science and Innovation of Montenegro, UNESCO, UNICEF and ILO partner with "Digital,  inclusive, and transformative: Quality education for Montenegro". This joint initiative seeks to strengthen the educational system in Montenegro by facilitating the digital transformation of education in disadvantaged communities, through a smart and inclusive integration of digital tools and capacities into pedagogical practice. The project will provide direct support to children and adolescents, involving them as active participants in co-creating digital programmes and solutions that reflect their needs and preferences. In doing so, this initiative will ensure their voices are heard and taken into consideration throughout planning, design, decision making, implementation, and monitoring.

Overview of activities

The project envisages several components: 

  • development of digital content that will become an integral part of the Digital School concept
  • teacher and ICT coordinator training
  • equipping and launching EdTech hubs
  • organising digital summer camps for pupils
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Israel's Ministry of Tourism saves Country USD 700 million on aiding evacuees

Israel's ministry of tourism said that it saved the state coffers about 2.5 billion shekels (usd 700 million) when it paid a subsistence allowance to evacuees from frontline communities near gaza and the border with lebanon who chose not to stay in hotels.

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Jordan: World Bank Group and the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation Launch New 5-Year Country Partnership Framework to Foster Inclusive and Green Growth and Promote Job Creation

Amman, April 8, 2024 – The World Bank Group (WBG) and the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation of Jordan launched today the new Jordan Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for 2024-2029 which aims to support inclusive and green growth and promote job creation, especially for youth and women. The new 5-year CPF marks the next phase of the strong and long-term partnership between Jordan and the WBG. 

Over the past two decades, the Kingdom has shown remarkable resilience in navigating exogenous shocks and crises. Jordan has also contributed significantly to the international community by hosting Syrian refugees, leading the way on climate action, and promoting peace and prosperity in a challenging region.   Yet, Jordan has averaged 2.2% growth over the past decade, unemployment is at 21.3% and despite recent gains, female labor force participation hovers around 15%.

“ The new CPF focuses on harnessing Jordan’s greatest source of wealth—its human capital, particularly youth and women—and integrates climate action in the country’s growth model, ” said Jean-Christophe Carret, World Bank Country Director for the Middle East Department . “ The CPF will support the successful implementation of Jordan’s economic and public sector modernization reforms and help strengthen the country’s resilience to future shocks. ”

The CPF will support Jordan to deliver on its Economic Modernization Vision (EMV) and its Executive Program, and the Public Sector Modernization Roadmap. The new WBG strategy will focus knowledge and analytics, pipeline programs, and partnerships on three High-Level Objectives: 1) creating more and better private sector jobs by focusing on high-priority investment-enabling reforms and high-potential sectors; 2) improving human capital outcomes—targeting education reforms linked to future jobs, the health sector, and more sustainable social protection support; and 3) increasing resilience and sustainability, including in the water, energy and urban development sectors. The CPF also includes people-centric governance, digitalization, and support for Jordan as a refugee host as focus themes across the country program.

Partnerships are at the heart of this new CPF.  Its implementation will leverage the comparative advantages and close cooperation between organizations of the WBG: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA). The WBG will also work with a range of bilateral and multilateral actors on partnership platforms that crowd in private sector, green, and concessional finance.

“ The private sector can serve as a tremendous driving force for growth and job creation in Jordan, ” said Aftab Ahmed, Regional Director for the IFC . “ Through this CPF, the WBG will continue to support reforms that can unleash the power of the private sector and boost competitiveness, especially in high-potential sectors such as digital development, tourism, and climate related services, paving the way for better employment opportunities, including for young people and women. ”

To prepare the CPF, the World Bank Group held extensive country wide and online consultations across the Kingdom and along the Jordan Trail with key stakeholder groups, including the government, the private sector, civil society, think tanks, academia, and development partners.

“ The new CPF reiterates the long-term partnership that Jordan enjoys with the WBG. It will assist Jordan to deliver on its development priorities under EMV Executive Program 2023-2025, and the Public Sector Modernization Roadmap, through the mobilization of various financial and technical support instruments, to realize economic growth, improve key services, and enhance private sector development, ” said H.E. Zeina Toukan, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation .

Two new anchor operations were also approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors for a total amount of US$576 million, that will support the early implementation of the CPF, and which are expected to be signed within the coming period.

The first, the Jordan People-Centric Digital Government Program for Results (PforR) , financed by a US$321 million loan and a US$29 million grant from the Global Concessional Financing Facility (GCFF), aims to enhance public service delivery and expedite digital transformation. The GCFF, established in 2016, provides concessionality to loans of GCFF partner Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) to support middle-income countries that provide a global public good by hosting large numbers of refugees. To date, the GCFF has provided Jordan US$593 million in grants that has enabled US$2.9 billion in loans on concessional terms from GCFF partner MDBs to support Jordan to tackle the impact of the refugee crisis as well as to address host community needs. The GCFF contribution made available to Jordan under this operation was provided by the Government of Japan.

The second, the Enhancing Women's Economic Opportunities Operation , financed by a US$221 million loan and a US$5 million grant from the Early Learning Partnership’s Invest in Childcare Initiative, addresses key constraints to women joining and staying in the labor market. This includes creating a more enabling workplace environment, financial inclusion, and access to quality childcare and public transportation. Aligned with the EMV’s Engendered Strategy launched in December 2022, the operation supports Jordan’s goal of increasing female labor force participation by 2033.

The CPF implementation will build on the WBG’s strong active portfolio in Jordan that has grown over the past decade. IBRD’s current portfolio consists of 18 projects valued at US$4.1 billion, IFC’s investment program in Jordan has doubled since 2010 (with committed exposure of US$538 million), and MIGA’s exposure in Jordan is the third largest in the MENA Region, at US$545.8 million.

Through this new phase of the partnership, the WBG recognizes the important role Jordan plays in the region and globally; and reiterates its commitment to assist the Kingdom to deliver on its modernization agenda, harness its human capital, and partner with the private sector to realize its aspirations for inclusive and green growth and jobs for the people of Jordan.

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  9. Ongoing projects

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  11. PDF 2030 National Strategy for Sustainable Development of Montenegro

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  13. PDF Montenegro Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism

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  15. A new journey towards better Montenegro

    On 1 January 2023, Montenegro embarked on the implementation of the new UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) for the period 2023-2027, marking an important milestone in the country's journey towards achieving SDGs.New strategic development plan will be jointly implemented by 18 UN agencies in Montenegro and the Government of Montenegro, together with national and ...

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    1) Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism (lead entity, Government) 2) Herceg Novi Municipality (end user, Government) 3) Vodacom doo (project implementation unit, Agency for implementation of the KfW loans and grants established by the Government and Municipalities of Bar, Tivat, Herceg Novi, Budva and Kotor) and IFIs will be actively ...

  18. PDF Updated NDC for Montenegro

    investment, and covers 184 countries, estimated that tourism will make up 28% of GDP by 2028. As such, and in accordance with the GoM's commitment to sustainable development and environmental protection, the concept of the development of green/responsible tourism on the principles of low-carbon

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  20. Sustainable Development Goals

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  21. Ministarstvo održivog razvoja i turizma. Ministry of Sustainable

    Official website of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism for the country of Montenegro. The Ministry regulates and licenses tourist enterprises and monitors various forms of pollution. Website. electronic | Electronic (Form).

  22. Digital, inclusive, and transformative: Quality education for Montenegro

    This joint initiative seeks to strengthen the educational system in Montenegro by facilitating the digital transformation of education in disadvantaged communities, through a smart and inclusive integration of digital tools and capacities into pedagogical practice. The project will provide direct support to children and adolescents, involving ...

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    The Israel Ministry of Tourism placed over 60,000 evacuees in hotels, taking into account personal needs and preferences. The ministry handled about 15,000 appeals related to National Insurance grants. For the past six months, the Ministry of Tourism has been operating a control room for evacuees, staffed by dozens of ministry employees.

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