MONTENEGRO

ALUMNI ARTICLES

FLEX Alumni and The Youth: Shaping Children into Responsible Adults of the Future

Young people play a very important role in the progress of any country. They represent the future and if groomed right, they can bring...

Youth Empowerment in Eurasia: Seven Initiatives by FLEX Alumni

FLEX Alumni became more independent and grew as they lived, and learned during an academic year in the U.S.  Many returned home to share...

FLEX Alumni Meet New U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro started off the month of March in the best way possible: meeting with the new U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy...

5 Things You Learn as an Exchange Student

Being a student in a foreign country, especially as a teenager, is a unique experience and once in a lifetime opportunity that allows you...

FLEX Alumni Montenegro Continue their Secret Santa Tradition

To celebrate the Holiday season, FLEX alumni in Montenegro maintain a tradition of exchanging gifts through a Secret Santa gift exchange, which they learned...

WORKSHOP PROJECTS

Thought Gives Meaning

Zorana Dulovic '15, Nevena Djurickovic '14,Aneta Katuric '15, Milica Knezevic '15 and Dina Abazovic '15 Project Location: Mojkovac, Podgorica, Kotor, Cetinje and Bar, Montenegro $ 138 (per...

Sustainable Development Workshop in Rozaje, Montenegro

Alina Ciguljin '15 Project Location: Rozaje,Montenegro $ 138 in Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Grant Funding On February 9 and 11 Almina Ciguljin '15 organized a two-day workshop on...

Discussion Club in Cetinje, Montenegro

Milena Markovic '15 Project Location: Cetinje, Montenegro $ 45 in Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Program Funding On March 11  Milena Markovic '15 founded a discussion club for middle...

Sustainability Workshop in Montenegro

Katarina Marnikovic '15 Project Location: Ulcinj, Montenegro $ 102 in Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Report On 29 March Katarina Marnikovic '15 implemented a sustainability workshop for 15 students...

Sharing the FLEX-Ability Experience

Marija Jeknic '15 and Milos Lakicevic '13 Project Location: Podgorica, Montenegro $ 220.4 in Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Grant Funding From February 26-28 Marija Jeknic '15 and Milos...

FLEX GRANTS

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro Implement a Civic Education Week

Annually, approximately 100 FLEX students have the opportunity to attend a Civic Education Workshop in Washington, D.C. during their exchange year.  For many, it...

Call for Mentors: The IDEAL Workshop (Southeast Europe)

  Event Title: The IDEAL Workshop Event Dates: August 3-6, 2017 Training Dates: August 1-2, 2017 Link to Application: https://flexalumniprogram.submittable.com/submit/84310/mentor-application-the-ideal-workshop Mentor Application Deadline: May 10, 2017 INTRODUCTION American Councils for International Education is seeking experienced...

Apply to Participate in the StartQube Social Entrepreneurship Workshop in SEE

Event Title: StartQube Social Entrepreneurship Workshop for A-SMYLE/FLEX and YES Alumni in Southeast Europe Event Dates: October 12-16, 2016 Event Location: Kruushevo, Macedonia Link to Participant Application: https://flexalumniprogram.submittable.com/submit/62229 Participant Application Deadline: August 28,...

PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

FLEX Alumni Montenegro Celebrate 25 Years of FLEX

This year, FLEX alumni around the world are celebrating 25 years of the amazing FLEX program; in Montenegro, alumni decided to honor this anniversary...

Old Village With New Spirit of Volunteers!

Football leagues have the Champions Cup, athletes have Olympic Games, and FLEX alumni from Montenegro and Serbia have their annual Global Youth Service Day...

FLEX and YES Alumni Unite to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills for Social Change

From October 12-16, 34 FLEX and YES alumni from Southeast Europe representing seven countries and seven program generations gathered in Krushevo, Macedonia, for the...

Mock Debate: Clinton vs. Trump with FLEX Alumni in Montenegro

With elections set to take place in both the U.S. and Montenegro, local and international politics have been a hot topic around the water...

GYSD GRANTS

25 GYSD Projects by FLEX Alumni 2004-2018

As FLEX celebrates the 25th anniversary of the program, we also celebrate the 15th anniversary of FLEX alumni organizing amazing Global Youth Service Day...

Announcing GYSD Matching Grants Program 2019

American Councils for International Education is pleased to announce the annual Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) Matching Grants program for FLEX and YES alumni....

Old Village With New Spirit of Volunteers!

Football leagues have the Champions Cup, athletes have Olympic Games, and FLEX alumni from Montenegro and Serbia have their annual Global Youth Service Day...

GYSD Project: Nurture for Better Future in Bijelo Polje, Montenegro

Project Organizer: Jelena Minic '11Event Location: Bijelo Polje, Montenegro$ 492 in FLEX Alumni Grant Funding$  502 cost share from: Department for Building and Investments,...

GYSD Project: Shovel for a Smile in Kotor, Montenegro

Project Organizer: Aneta Katuric '15Event Location: Kotor, Montenegro$ 198 in FLEX Alumni GYSD Matching Grant Funding$ 200 cost share from: Vrtic Skaljari kindergarten, local...

NOTABLE ALUMNI

FLEX Alumni Meet New U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro

FLEX Alumni in Montenegro started off the month of March in the best way possible: meeting with the new U.S. Ambassador to Montenegro Judy...

Nemanja Ostojic ’12 from Montenegro: Combining Business, NGO Work, and University Studies

Nemanja Ostojic '12 Kotor, Montenegro/Urbandale, Iowa Education: Department of Economics at the University of Montenegro 'The more I do, the better organized I am. When I returned...

Ksenija Vukmirovic – Borderline Between Cybersecurity and Individual Freedoms Conference

Ksenija Vukmirovic ’08 Cetinje, Montenegro/ Indian Trail, NC Education:  graduate of the University of Montenegro Vilnius, Lithuania. On October 16, Ksenija Vukmirovic ’08 participated in a conference on...

Ivan Vuksanovic ’07 Seven Years of Alumni Work in Montenegro

Message to all alumni: Take the alumni portion of the program seriously and stay in touch! Being part of the alumni community can offer many...