Intensified activities in the field of financial education announced


The Governor of the Central Bank of Montenegro, Mr Radoje Žugić and his associates met with delegation of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Ms Adele Atkinson and Mr Andrea Grifoni, analysts for financial education.

The topic of the meeting was the technical assistance project in the field offinancial education, which was offered to Montenegro through the IMF Dutch Constituency programme, with financial support of the Ministry of Finance of the Netherlands. It is planned that technical assistance will be used to conduct research on the financial literacy in Montenegro, followed by the preparation of a financial education programme and a national strategy for financial education.  

Governor Žugić announced that CBCG, in performing its basic functions, is dedicated to social responsibility in business dealings, with financial education being its important segment. Namely, in order to better understand central banking and the importance of financial stability and safety of the banking system, the CBCG initiates and carries out number of activities of raising the level of information and economic knowledge in the society.

"We will very much appreciate the technical assistance project that will enable us, through mutual learning and exchange of knowledge and experiences with the participating countries, to contribute to raising the level of financial literacy in Montenegro," said Governor Žugić.

It is envisaged the technical assistance to be the five-year project (2018-2022) including seven countries from the Dutch Constituency programme (Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro and Romania).