UN agencies work together in Montenegro to deliver a range of development services to the government and its citizens.
The number of old, lonely and ill people unable to meet their own basic needs continues to grow in rural areas of Montenegro, some of which not connected by any sort of organized transport.more
A.S.,* a middle-aged housewife and mother of two in Montenegro, was divorced and on her own. For three years, she received no support from her ex-husband and lacked the means to raise her children. But through a new legal aid program Montenegro rolled out... more
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The challenge of the century for Montenegro is to make resources go further – to do more with less. Montenegro needs to aggressively address and cut inefficiencies, invest in clean energy production...more
Projects and Initiatives
Equality between women and men is not just a goal in itself: it is a precondition for the fulfilment of human rights and human development in general, and of the overall EU objectives in regard to growth, employment and social cohesion, more
Given the importance of human development in policy making, as well as the socio economic situation of Montenegro, the project is primarily focusing on the development of the 2014 National Human Development Report (NHDR) on resource efficiency. more
The project focuses on creating conditions for enhanced citizens’ participation in policy making by means of electronic petitions. The project’s implementation will make Montenegro the first country in the broader region to introduce such a model of interactive policy making. more
- 28 Jun 2016:70th Anniversary since women gained voting rights in Montenegro
- 26 Oct 2015:SOS helpline for victims of violence in family received almost 500 calls in less than two months
- 13 Oct 2015:Round table about the Strategy on protection from violence in family 2016-2020
- 08 Oct 2015:My Town – My Responsibility
- 07 Oct 2015:Looking for investment opportunities? Check out what business zones in Montenegro have to offer!
More than 8.000 people in Montenegro or 1.3% of total population have actively participated in national post-2015 consultations on development priorities after 2015.
The latest NHDR 2013: ‘People are the real wealth of the country’. How rich is Montenegro? examines the state of country’s human capital (who are we?) and tries to respond to what it takes to succeed in the 21st century (where are we going?).
Blog post by Cihan Sultanoğlu, UNDP Assistant Administrator
Last month I visited Montenegro’s old capital, beautiful Cetinje, nestled in the mountains, on the way to the coast. It has enormous tourism potential.