Jovana Marović

Jovana Marović

Dr. Jovana Marović is a research coordinator at the Institute Alternativa, a Podgorica-based think tank and scientific research center. She studied at Faculty of Political Sciences, the University of Belgrade. Jovana was also a counsellor for European Union in the multilateral department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2004-2007) and Advisor for International Cooperation and European Integration in the Cabinet of the President of the Budva Municipality (2007-2008).

Opposition in the Montenegrin Government: Who will win the game of chess?

In May, as Montenegro celebrates 10 years of its independence, a new government is being forged with no elections preceding it - a government that is supposed to ensure trust in the electoral process.

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This is apparently the positive outcome of several months of dialogue between the authorities and opposition, with the...

Protests in Podgorica: Montenegro’s spring or a battle for political points?

On 17 October, early in the morning, police forces broke up a peaceful protest in front of the Montenegrin parliament. They removed tents that had been blocking traffic through the main streets of Podgorica, after their permit   had expired seven days earlier. The protests of the Democratic Front, the opposition coalition in Montenegro's parliament, were announced as the only form of political battle against an unchanged government that has been in power for more than 20 years. Central requests of the three-week long protests were the resignation of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic...