Montenegro is a candidate country for EU membership. Working closely with the EU, Montenegro is making progress towards modernising its economy and undertaking political and institutional improvements to reach the standards required for EU membership.
The EU is the country’s number one political and economic partner and largest provider of financial assistance. Cooperation and funding covers many fields – climate action, agriculture, infrastructure, culture and education, to name but a few. With this support, the EU aims to make a tangible difference to people’s lives and help the country progress on its European path.
STORIES FROM MONTENEGRO
Real people, true stories
Discover creative and innovative ideas that come to life in Montenegro – thanks to the support of the European Union.
The European Commission, Directorate-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (EC NEAR) in cooperation with the Economic Chamber of North Macedonia and Western Balkans 6 Chamber Investment Forum (WB6 CIF) has the pleasure of inviting you to the regional event “Open4Business - Made in the Western Balkans - Supported by the European Union” taking place on 5 October 2023 in Skopje. This B2B (Business to Business) and B2F (Business to Finance) event will promote the new financial instruments of the European Union for Micro, Small, and Medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) available in the region through the Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) aligned with EU policy priorities for the region
The European Parliament's Sakharov Fellowship offers up to 14 human rights defenders selected from non-EU countries the opportunity to follow a two week intensive training in Brussels and at the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice. The empowering programme for human rights defenders has been organised annually since 2016 further to an initiative taken by the Sakharov Prize Community at the 25th Anniversary Conference of the Sakharov Prize.
Factsheets | Published in: 2023
The EU Award for Roma Integration aims to support and recognise the initiative taken by private, public and civil society players to foster Roma employment. This publication provides rules and criteria for the 2023 EU Award for Roma Integration.
Application for EU Membership
Entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement
Candidate country status granted
EU Accession Negotiations opened
After eight years of accession negotiations all the 33 screened chapters have been opened, of which 3 are provisionally closed.
These infographics are based on latest available statistical data produced by Eurostat (2019).
POPULATION DENSITY46 (per km²)
YOUNG PEOPLE (<15)
GDPper capita: €6,740
IMPORTS OF GOODS
EXPORT OF GOODS
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