Relevant entities for the developing MIL in Montenegro:

  • Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports
  • Agency for Electronic Media
  • Council for Media Self-Regulation in Montenegro

Organisations implementing MIL projects:

  • United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • United National International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
  • South East European Network for Professionalization of Media (SEENPM)
  • CFI Canal France International
  • Media Diversity Institute (MDI)
  • Center for Investigative Journalism Montenegro (CIN-CG)
  • Montenegro Media Institute
  • NGO MiMedia
  • EU Delegation to Montenegro
  • Wadada News for Kids

Piloting MIL in Formal education:

✔️  National multi-stakeholder consultations on Policies and Strategies on Media and Information Literacy in Montenegro: completed

✔️  Background documents on MIL:


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Piloting MIL in Informal Education:

Building Trust in Media in South East Europe and Turkey – Phase 2


✔️  MIL training material for youth organisations

✔️  Strategy for implementing MIL actions for youth organisations: developed

✔️  6 youth organisations from Montenegro signed the Memorandum of Understanding and joined the Regional Network of Youth Organisations

The youth organisations are: Mladiinfo MontenegroOC Bona FideNF Građanska alijansaMonitoring GroupNGO Ciceron- Škola retorike, and NVU Djeca Crne Gore


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Balkan Voices:


✔️ Establishment of TALMIL online educational platform on MIL: completed

✔️ Training of 3 trainers in Montenegro on MIL: completed

✔️ 1300+ students across Western Balkans trained on MIL through 72 workshops

✔️ 400+ journalism students across Western Balkans trained on disinformation and source verification through 12 masterclasses

✔️ Trainings for teachers’ associations on MIL:


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Reporting Diversity Network 2.0 (RDN):


Traditional and new media monitoring to uncover hate speech and divisive discourse and reacting to instances (exposing and countering them by partners using mechanisms like articles and blog posts, letters and meetings with editors, reports to social media platforms): in progress (


📆 Reporting Diversity Training of Trainers: A group of Network representatives as well as additional number of CSO and media representatives interested and/or experienced in the topic, will be selected in order to attend a training workshop aimed at equipping them to individually provide training and mentoring in the field of representation of diversity: planned for November 2021


📆 Sub-granting overall 30 projects across the region by providing programme and financial support : planned for 2022


📆 National and regional conferences aiming at countering hate speech and diversity advocacy with key stakeholders: planned for 2022


🔗 Link to the project:


Young Reporters


✔️ National media literacy campaign (winning the GAPMIL – Global Media and Information Literacy Award in 2019): completed (


✔️ Young reporters’ fact-checking information on COVID-19 (


✔️ First TV news made by youth in Montenegro Wadada News Montenegro: launched in 2019 (


✔️ Nationally representative research on media consumption (based on surveys with children aged 9-17 and parents) in Montenegro (2018): completed (


🔗 Link to the project:


RESILIENCE: Civil society action to reaffirm media freedom and counter disinformation and hateful propaganda in Western Balkans and Turkey

Sub-granting scheme aimed at capacity-building of grassroots organizations to engage in the promotion of MIL in small towns and rural areas that may be particularly vulnerable to disinformation and propaganda: in progress

🔗 Link to the project:

The ongoing projects on MIL:

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