SOS Telephone for Women and Children Victims of Violence – Podgorica organized an inaugural event for the National Network of Civil Society Organizations that provides social services in Montenegro on 30th of November in Podgorica.
Before the meeting of these CSO’s, SOS Podgorica organized a public call for CSO’s that wants to be the members of national network in Montenegro. Response was great and SOS Podgorica needed to select only most committed and valuable organizations. They made full application form and afterward rang list of those who passed as suitable for this project.
The meeting was attended by representatives of 25 civil society organizations providing social services in one of the five key areas: elderly care, care for persons with disabilities, gender-based and domestic violence, support to children and youth at risk and migrants, including all vulnerable groups affected by voluntary or forced migration. Organizations from Montenegro showed a high level of interest in becoming members of the Network and it was concluded at the inaugural meeting that the doors of the Network should remain open for newcomers and that the strategy and activities should be ambitious and go broader then planned by the “mother project”.