The final conference of the Project

The final conference of the "Textile recycling to sustainable solutions" project, which is implemented in partnership association of "Women's center Uzice" and "SOS Hotline for Women and Children Victims of Violence Nikšić", the National Employment Service - Branch Office Užice, National Employment Agency of Montenegro - Nikšić Branch and Zlatibor Regional Development Agency from Užice, was held in the beautiful setting of the Nikšić Theatre.
The conference presented the results previously achieved within the project, which formally ends on 10 July, 2015. During the opening ceremony, the attendees were addressed by a representative of the EU Delegation to Montenegro, Ms. Jadranka Milić, representative of the Ministry for Human and Minority Rights - Department for Gender Equality, Ms Biljana Pejovic, a representative of the Joint Technical Secretariat CBC Serbia - Montenegro, Mr. Goran Prebiračević, vice president of the Municipality of Nikšić, Mr. Milorad Guto Jovanović, Director of the Employment Agency of Montenegro, Nikšić Branch, Mrs. Rajka Radonjić, and President of the Board of Directors of the Women's Center Užice, Mrs. Radmila Gujaničić.
In the thematic part of the Conference, the results of the project were presented: on behalf of Montenegro by Mrs. Nataša Međedović, executive coordinator of the SOS telephone Nikšić, and on behalf of Serbia, Mr. Miloš Radojević, project manager, RDA Zlatibor. All the speakers agreed that the project generated a lot of interest in local communities, and that it represents an excellent example of the correlation between social, economic and environmental issues, the promotion of green economy and the sustainable development concept.
Apart from the Conference, there was a joint exhibition of products made from recycled textiles, organized in Liberty Square in Nikšić, which aroused great interest in Nikšić. The aim of the exhibition was to promote products from recycled textiles, which were created in the workshops in Nikšić and Užice. Within the exhibition, there were also an interactive children’s corner, demonstrations of skills of handwork, as well as a fashion show of designs made from recycled textiles for dogs.

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