CBCG celebrates Global Money Week for the fifth consecutive year


Next week, the Central Bank of Montenegro will celebrate the Global Money Week (GMW) under the motto "Learn, save, earn". This event, which is organized at the initiative of the Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), aims to strengthen financial literacy, as well as to spread financial knowledge and skills, particularly with these categories.

As in previous years, the Central Bank of Montenegro, with a view to marking this event, implemented number of activities which will include a large number of children and young people through visits to kindergartens and schools and the organization of lectures, discussions, creative workshops, and the like.

On Monday, 27 March 2017, students of the high school "Slobodan Škerović" will visit the Central Bank of Montenegro, where will attend the lectures on financial products and to recognition of counterfeit money. On 28 March 2017, students from two primary schools in Podgorica "Maksim Gorki" and "Vlado Milic" will visit the Central Bank of Montenegro, with the aim of familiarizing children with basic financial concepts and categories.

On Wednesday, 29 March 2017, students from Cetinje high school as well as students from two primary schools from Cetinje ("Njegoš" and "Lovćenski partizanski odred") will visit Money Museum.

On Thursday, 30 March 2017, representatives of the Central Bank of Montenegro will visit the Naval high school and PI Resource centre for education and rehabilitation of persons with hearing and speech disorders in Kotor, where high school students will have the opportunity to hear lectures on the theme: "How to identify counterfeit money" and "Introduction to the world of money."

On Friday, 31 March 2017, children from two kindergartens from Podgorica, ''Suncokrili'' - PI "Ljubica Popovic" and "Vrela ribnička" – PI ''Đina Vrbica'', will be visited by the representatives of the CBCG who will be organize creative workshops for children through play and socializing, introducing them with the world of finances ".

Through the initiation and implementation of these educational and socially responsible activities, the Central Bank of Montenegro supports financial education, and strengthening financial literacy, which is a prerequisite for responsible money management.