The Montevitis project’s partners attended the round table discussion on “Adaptation and strengthening of the resilience of local communities to climate change in Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia” held on September 6, 2023. at the University of Donja Gorica. The meeting was organized as part of the project “Adaptation and resilience of local communities to climate change” (LOCCAR), implemented by the Center for Climate Change in partnership with the Resource Center for the Environment of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Ambassadors of Sustainable Development and the Environment from Serbia with the support of the Fund for the Western Balkans, and EU co-financing.

On this occasion, the director of the Center for Climate Change, Ivana Vojinović, emphasized the importance of the MONTEVITIS project to adapt and implement measures against the impacts of climate change: “The University of Donja Gorica itself is strongly committed to the global phenomenon of climate change, and I use this opportunity to inform you that at the beginning of this year, the implementation of the large Horizon Europe project Montevitis, or more precisely, the integration of a comprehensive European approach to mitigation and adaptation to climate change, began changing Montenegrin viniculture. UDG is the leader of this large European Consortium. My colleagues who coordinate this project are present in the hall today, and certainly our partners and experts from the Institute for Hydrometeorology and Seismology are and will contribute to its quality results with their expertise.”