Help is an important partner in resolving humanitarian crises and providing assistance related to long-term economic reconstruction and development, it was assessed at the meeting of Montenegrin Minister of Labor and Social Welfare Admir Adrović and regional coordinator of Help Klaus Mock, on June 7.
They agreed that Help provided significant support to both, Montenegro and the countries of the region, in employment and self-employment projects, in supporting social and economic stability.
Minister Adrović and Mock discussed the current crisis due to Russia aggression in Ukraine, and the possibilities of cooperation in providing support to refugees from the country.
The Minister informed Mock about the activities that are being carried out at the level of the Government of Montenegro in order to provide support to refugees seeking refuge in Montenegro.
Minister Adrović pointed out the significant and successful work of Help, “which is seen through active participation in many projects that have contributed to improving the living conditions of smaller communities, vulnerable groups and their social inclusion in Montenegrin society.”
Help projects in Montenegro for years, among other things, are aimed at improving the living conditions of displaced persons and refugees, placed in private accommodation and collective centers, as well as Montenegrin citizens in a state of social need and vulnerable categories.
As it was announced, joint projects and programs of Help will be implemented in accordance with the defined activities with the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare in these areas.