Economy and Environment

  • Beautiful Cetinje

    The Beautiful Cetinje project supports economic revitalization of the old royal capital of Montenegro, through urban reconstruction of its cultural heritage while making it energy efficient. We also provide vocational trainings, support small businesses and help encourage green design ideas in the overall urban development.

  • Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

    UNDP supports the Government of Montenegro in its efforts to achieve better planning, conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity potentials. We provide expert support for the revision of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan so that they ensure achievement of the set goals.

  • Environmental indicators

    The project aims to develop national capacities to collect and analyze data and information against the metrics of global environmental indicators, and integrate these within national sustainable development and environmental decision-making processes.

  • Strengthening sustainability of protected areas

    UNDP helps develop institutional capacities in Montenegro to design, plan and manage a more representative system of protected areas. The project will assist in mitigating the current biodiversity threats in protected areas, and will aim at extending the protection status by at least 21,000 ha and creating a new Marine Protected Area.

  • Second National Communication on Climate Change

    This project aims to enable Montenegro to prepare, produce and disseminate its Second National Communication (SNC) on Climate Change, under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. The SNC will update and strengthen information provided regarding greenhouse gas inventories, climate change mitigation, vulnerability and adaptation.

  • Development of ICT for outdoor destinations

    The project will stimulate local economy in the cross-border area through bringing together private and public sector in the field of tourism and leveraging new technologies to design user-centric tourism services.

  • Towards carbon neutral tourism

    Main project objective is to reduce GHG emissions from Montenegro’s tourism by: promoting adoption of low-carbon policies and regulation; establishing sustainable financing mechanisms, and supporting design and implementation of flagship investment in low-carbon tourism infrastructure.