9. Other “National” Institutions and Associations

9.1 Sport Organizations

  • The Montenegrin Olympic Committee consists of 32 national sport associations with 750 registered sport societies. It was created in 2006 and accepted by the International Olympic Committee in 2007.

  • Auto-motor Federation of Montenegro was founded in 1946.

  • Vaterpolo i plivački savez Crne Gore (Waterpolo and Swimming Federation of Montenegro) was established in 1947.

  • Fudbalski savez Crne Gore –FSCG (Football Federation of Montenegro) was established in Titograd (Podgorica) in 1948. The FSCG became member of UEFA on January 26, 2007.

  • Atletski savez Crne Gore (Athletic Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1948.

  • Odbojkaški savez Crne Gore (Handball Federation of Montenegro) was established in 1949.

  • Savez sportsko-ribolovnih organizacija Crne Gore (Federation of Sport-fishing Organisaitons of Montenegro) was established in 1951.

  • Košarkaski savez Crne Gore (Basketball Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1955.

  • Rukometni savez Crne Gore (Handball Federation of Montenegro) was established in 1958.

  • Sahovski savez Crne Gore (Chess Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1949.

  • Jedrilicarski savez Crne Gore (Sailing Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1948.

  • Bokserski savez Crne Gore (Boxing Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1952.

  • Karate Federation of Montenegro was founded in 1952.

  • Džudo savez Crne Gore (Judo Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1961.

  • Teniski savez Crne Gore (Tennis Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1976.

  • Gimnastički savez Crne Gore (Gymnastic Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1990.

  • Biciklistički savez Crne Gore (Bicyclers’ Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1994.

  • Crnogorski Skijaški savez (Montenegrin Skiing Federation) was established in 1994.

  • Kik-bokserski savez Crne Gore (Kick-boxing Federation of Montenegro) was founded in 1996, etc.

9.2 Main NGOs

There were 3,454 registered NGO organizations in Montenegro in 2006. The most important one, from the point of view of a nation-building role, are:

  • Crnogorski helsinski komitet za ljudska prava (Montenegrin Helsinki Committee for Human Rights), established in October 1994. The Committe is engaged in the protection of the multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-religious character of Montenegrin Society.

  • Fondacija Institut za otvoreno društvo Crne Gore (Foundation Institute for Open Society – Montenegro) established 2002, as successor institution of the Institute for Open Society in Podgorica.

  • Crnogorski P.E.N. centar (Montenegrin P.E.N. centre), founded in 1991.

  • Centar za demokratiju i ljudska prava – CEDEM (Centre for Democracy and Human Rights), established in 1997.

  • Centar za gradjansko obrazovanje (Centre for Civil Education) established 2002.