Project “StroNGO”

In December 2015, the project STRONGO Developing stronger civil society in Boka Kotorska was approved. The project was approved thru the program European union IPA 2014 Civil Society Facility Montenegro.

The leading partner in the project is NGO Expeditio, while the rest of the 4 partner from the Boka Bay are: NGO “Our action” from Kotor, NGO “Urban Nova” from Herceg Novi, Cultural-heritage organization “Napredak” from Gornja Lastva, Tivat and NGO “Agora” from Budva. The project will last 35 months.


Project “Eco colony 2018”, Bosnia and Herzegovina

For the eighth year in a row, the Eco-colony is organized under the leadership of the non-governmental organization EKO-ZH, the Association for the Protection of Nature and the Cultural and Historical Heritage of Western Herzegovina. This year, for the first time as a partner organization through RYCO (Regional Youth Cooperation Organization) project, eco colony volunteers and artists from Montenegro joined the project, under the leadership of NGO Our action from Kotor.

Past achievements from the previous colonies were accompanied by an exhibition and a catalog, which is witnessed by successful cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts Sarajevo, ALU Banja Luka, Dzemal Bijedic University, ALU Osijek, FLU Belgrade and ALU Siroki Brijeg.

This year’s art colony foresees the participation of young people from several countries. The colony program envisages camping on Blidinje, in Risovac, from June 3 – 10, 2018. Each participant is required to paint 2 pictures, and this year’s theme is Blidinje landscape. The program includes lectures in the field of fine arts, art history, psychology, and environmental protection.

The Eco-colony itself is of international character with the aim of promoting art, protecting the environment and heritage, as well as the multiethnic cooperation of young people. The project lasts for 6 months and activities and exhibitions are planned in Montenegro.