Central Bank of Montenegro carried out Global Money Week successfully
Central Bank of Montenegro marked the Global Money Week with a number of activities organised last week. The aim of this manifestation was to further strengthen financial literacy as well as expand financial knowledge and skills, primarily with children and youth.
The activities CBCG prepared on the occasion of the Global Money Week which was marked this year under the slogan “Learn, Save, Earn!” were attended by a lot of children and youth from different Montenegrin cities. Students from primary schools “Maksim Gorki”, “Vlado Milić” and the grammar school “Slobodan Škerović” in Podgorica visited the Central Bank of Montenegro and they were given the lectures on financial products and detecting counterfeit money.
Also, students from the grammar school and two other schools in Cetinje “Njegoš” and “Lovćenski partizanski odredi” visited the Money Museum as a part of these activities, while the representatives of the Central Bank of Montenegro visited the Secondary Maritime School and Resource Centre for Education and Rehabilitation of Children and Youth with Hearing and Speech Impairments in Kotor, as well as the primary school “Vuko Jovović” in Danilovgrad and the primary school “Mileva Lajović Lalatović” in Nikšić. Primary and secondary school students had a chance to attend the lectures covering the topics “How to Detect Counterfeit Money” and “Introduction to Money World”.
CBCG representatives also visited two kindergartens “Suncokrili” - pre-school public institution “Ljubica Popović” and “Vrela Ribnička” - pre-school public institution “Đina Vrbica” in Podgorica where creative workshops were organised in order to introduce the world of finance to the youngest ones, through games and socializing.
Central Bank of Montenegro supports financial education, i.e. strengthening of financial literacy by initializing and implementing these educational and socially responsible activities, which is a pre-requisite for responsible money management.