U okviru projekta “On Friday, May 31, the initial meeting of the anti-corruption advisory body within the project “Corruption at the local level – zero tolerance” was held. Atendees were representatives of the partners in this project (Center for Civic Education (CCE), Institute Alternative (IA), NGO Bonum, NGO Nada), representatives of 14 municipalities (Podgorica, Cetinje, Niksic, Crikvenica, Herceg Novi , Kotor, Tivat, Budva, Bar, Rozaje, Pljevlja Mojkovac, Kolasin, Pluzine), as well as staff of the Union of Municipalities of Montenegro and the Ministry of Interior.
One of the Advisory body’s main tasks is to contribute to the monitoring of the project’s implementation and facilitate realization where necessary.
The project is supported by the European Union through the EU Delegation to Montenegro under the IPA 2011th. The aim is to strengthen the implementation of anti-corruption policies at the local level, and to increase awareness of the importance of effective anti-corruption mechanisms and procedures in 14 Montenegrin municipalities.
One of the activities is introduction of the telephone line (020 665 112) to report cases of corruption at the local level.