Economy and Environment

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  • Beautiful CetinjeBeautiful CetinjeThe 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 PlanBiodiversity Strategy and Action PlanUNDP 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.

  • Business clusters for sustainable economic growthBusiness clusters for sustainable economic growthUNDP helps Montenegro achieve sustainable economic growth through a cluster-based approach. We help local firms move beyond their individual capacities to improve their competitive advantages based on economies of scale, innovation and learning.

  • Coastal area management

  • Environmental indicatorsEnvironmental indicatorsThe 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 areasStrengthening sustainability of protected areasUNDP 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.

  • Financial sustainability of the protected areas

  • Promoting renewable energy sourcesPromoting renewable energy sourcesThe project will support the Government of Montenegro in achieving 15 to 20 MW of new small generating capacity, in a most cost effective and economically and environmentally responsible manner. The goal is to be achieved by the close of the project - mid 2013, instead of 2015 as declared by Small Hydro Development Strategy.

  • Second National Communication on Climate ChangeSecond National Communication on Climate ChangeThis 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.

  • Support to spatial planningSupport to spatial planningFor 7 years now, UNDP has been assisting the Government of Montenegro to better integrate sustainable development principles into the processes of spatial planning, to legalize informal settlements and to improve enforcement of the relevant legislation.

  • Disaster risk reductionDisaster risk reductionDevelopment can be truly sustainable only by factoring risk reduction in long term plans and by building capacity and resilience at all levels. This is why UNDP helps Montenegro strengthen national focus on disaster prevention, mitigation and preparedness.

  • Transforming environmental and security risks into cooperation in South East EuropeTransforming environmental and security risks into cooperation in South East EuropeThe overall goal of this project is to contribute to the reduction of environment and security risks, and to increase cooperation around environment and security issues in the region of South Eastern Europe.

  • Development of ICT for outdoor destinations 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 tourismTowards carbon neutral tourismMain 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.


Advancing market transformation toward low emissions, a resource efficient economy, resilient ecosystems and communities.

Contact UNDP in Montenegro
Phone: + 382 20 447 400 Fax: +382 20 447 414
Address UN Eco Building
Stanka Dragojevica bb, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro