In the context of EU integration and of the ongoing decentralization reform, local governments' responsibilities are becoming increasingly more important and versatile. UNDP is actively supporting local self-government units as the main catalyst and crucial players in order to assure the success and effective achievement of the two processes.
We want to reduce the overall number of traffic accident deaths in Montenegro from 8 to 6 persons per 100,000 annually, which is the EU average. We plan to do so by testing an innovative model - Social Impact Bond (SIB) – as a way of raising money for road safety reforms.
The objective of the project is to assist, advise and support EU accession negotiations through strengthening the capacities of the newly established Ministry of European Affairs (MEA) in responding to the demands of the new phases of accession especially in areas of policy planning and coordination.
The project will support the implementation of the Strategy for Informing the Public about the European Union and Membership Preparations 2014-2018 of the Government of Montenegro, development of the Communication Strategy for the upcoming period and promotion of EU assistance.
The objective of the project is to enhance capacities of the Government of Montenegro and in particular of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and EU Integration to efficiently implement foreign policy priorities and coordinate the overall EU accession negotiations process.