Montenegro aspires to join the European Union, a process requiring thorough reforms, democratization of society as a whole and upholding the rule of law. Despite the country being classified as an upper middle income one- indicating progress in development- an array of challenges is looming, while lingering effects of global financial downturn are putting a strain on Montenegro’s public administration capacities.
Advancing democratic society through strengthening rule of law, transparency and accountability of institutions with greater citizen participation. UNDP works with the Government of Montenegro on enhancing good governance, participatory democracy and fostering democratic society that fully respects and protects human rights through the rule of law, government’s transparency and accountability.more
Projects and Initiatives
The main priorities of the Government of Montenegro remain European integration and economic reform. Although, through the process of European integration, Montenegro has improved the overall governance system it still needs to strengthen its administrative and institutional capacities as stated in the last EC Progress Report. more