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Montenegro

Population 0.6 million

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.

Opportunities

Competitiveness and growth, Economy

The European exchange programme for entrepreneurs

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs (EYE) provides aspiring young entrepreneurs with the skills necessary to start and/or successfully run a small business. As a young entrepreneur you will exchange knowledge and business ideas with an experienced entrepreneur in another country, with whom you will stay and collaborate for a period of 1 to 6 months.

Jobs, internships & volunteering opportunities
Students & young people
31/12/2021
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Youth, Culture and youth, Media freedom, Democracy and fundamental rights

Youth4Regions – the programme for aspiring journalists

Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. The programme will offer training courses on journalism and EU regional policy, a chance to receive mentorship, visits of EU affairs media headquarters and EU institutions and similar activities.

Training courses & educational programmes
Journalists & media organisations, Students & young people
12/07/2021
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Connectivity, Digitalisation, Civil society, Democracy and fundamental rights

Promoting digital agenda for Western Balkan CSOs

An EU co-funded project, the “Increasing Civic Engagement in the Digital Agenda – ICEDA”, has launched a call for applications to support civil society organisations (CSOs) to promote the Digital Agenda through a second small grants scheme.

Funding opportunities
Civil society organisations
30/06/2021
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Environmental protection, Cross-border cooperation, Competitiveness and growth, Economy, Environment, Regional cooperation

New call for cross-border projects Montenegro-Kosovo

The IPA Cross-border Cooperation programme Montenegro-Kosovo 2014-2020 has launched its third call for proposals. The programme aims to promote environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economic development of the region, with respect for its common cultural and natural heritage.

Funding opportunities
Civil society organisations, Universities & educational establishments
25/06/2021
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Youth, Culture and youth, Media freedom, Democracy and fundamental rights

Call for storytelling workshop for young people

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, is organising a three-day interactive workshop on truth-seeking and reconciliation as an exercise in storytelling. The workshop will examine ways on how to avoid the trap of producing stories that trivialise war crimes and victims’ experiences and foster impunity.

Training courses & educational programmes
Journalists & media organisations, Students & young people
20/06/2021
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Civil society, Democracy and fundamental rights

The 2021 Social Cohesion Award to recognise outstanding social action in Europe

The CEB Award for Social Cohesion will grant a €25,000 prize to a project that addresses pressing social issues. The competition is open to small organisations and individuals from the CEB’s 42 member countries who can nominate projects at an early stage of implementation. All details on eligibility and the application process are available in the web link.

Awards and competitions
Civil society organisations

This opportunity is closed. Read more here.

Latest news

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Commissioner Várhelyi at Tirana Summit with the Western Balkans leaders

11 June 2021
Albania + 5
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New call for Young European Ambassadors

9 June 2021
Montenegro
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Street performance against corruption in Podgorica

4 June 2021
Albania + 5
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Political agreement on €14.2 billion Pre-Accession Assistance Instrument

4 June 2021
Kosovo + 2
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EU disburses a further €460 million to mitigate economic fallout of COVID-19

2 June 2021
Albania + 5
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The RCC presents winners of the BALKATHON 2.0 competition

2 June 2021
Albania + 5
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Young designer from Albania wins Berlin Process logo competition

2 June 2021
Albania + 5
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Training programme for CSOs in the Western Balkans and Turkey

2 June 2021
Albania + 4
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Grants for promoting digital agenda for Western Balkan CSOs

28 May 2021
Kosovo
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New call for cross border projects Montenegro-Kosovo

28 May 2021
Albania + 5
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Open call for storytelling workshop for young people

28 May 2021
Montenegro
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Investing in climate resilience in Montenegro and Serbia

28 May 2021
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Over €2 billion from EU to support culture, including Western Balkans

28 May 2021
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EU invests an additional €40 million to help ease impact of COVID-19 crisis

20 May 2021
Albania + 5
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Western Balkan Youth Talks: how can the EU connect better with youth?

11 May 2021
Albania + 4
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EU Cohesion policy: EUSAIR kicks-off its 6th Annual Forum

11 May 2021
Albania + 5
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#EuropeDay – the EU throws open its virtual doors!

7 May 2021
Albania + 5
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Commissioner Várhelyi travels to the Western Balkans as first EU funded vaccines arrive

3 May 2021
Albania + 5
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EU Open Data Days – Shaping our future with open data

30 April 2021
Albania + 5
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EU and EFSE unleash additional €40 million in response to the pandemic

30 April 2021
Albania + 5
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TAIEX flagship event: taking the European Green Deal beyond EU borders

29 April 2021
Albania + 5
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The EU supports Western Balkans with a new project on prevention of radicalisation

23 April 2021
Albania + 5
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The EU and Austria secure COVID-19 vaccines for the Western Balkans

23 April 2021
Albania + 5
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The Power of a Hashtag – Online Youth Activism Event

13 April 2021
Albania + 5
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Balkan Trafik festival celebrates its 15th anniversary online

13 April 2021
Montenegro
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The house of Nobel laureate Ivo Andrić in Montenegro turned into an Eco-museum

7 April 2021
Montenegro
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Call for proposals for youth employability in Montenegro

5 April 2021
Albania + 5
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Erasmus+ brings over €26.2 billion to support mobility and cooperation

31 March 2021
Montenegro
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EU provides up to €60 million in highly favourable loans to Montenegro

31 March 2021
Montenegro
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COVID-19: EU delivers medical items to Montenegro and North Macedonia

29 March 2021
Montenegro
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EBRD and EU launch energy efficiency programme for homes in Montenegro

19 March 2021
Albania + 5
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New Youth Newsroom for young journalists in South East Europe and Turkey

17 March 2021
Albania + 2
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Albania, Montenegro and Serbia set to benefit from additional support to fight pandemic

11 March 2021
Albania + 5
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EFSE facilitates prizes and visibility for women entrepreneurs in tech

5 March 2021
Albania + 5
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EU and UN Women address the violence against women in the Western Balkans

5 March 2021
Albania + 5
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RCC webinars on tourism products for new markets

5 March 2021
Albania + 5
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RCC awards six innovative digital solution projects on tourism in the Western Balkans

2 March 2021
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Skills gap growing in EU neighbourhood

24 February 2021
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European Research Council kicks off Horizon Europe for 2021

22 February 2021
Albania + 5
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EU supports vaccination efforts in the Western Balkans

19 February 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina + 4
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EU launches the secretariat of a new initiative for coal regions in transition

19 February 2021
Albania + 5
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RYCO and EU fund new project in Montenegro

18 February 2021
Montenegro
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Montenegro improves its Customs online system

15 February 2021
Montenegro + 2
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Coronavirus: EU sends further medical material to neighbouring countries

11 February 2021
Albania + 5
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Applications now open for 2021 EU Award for Roma integration

8 February 2021
Albania + 5
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The EIB Group boosts financing for the Western Balkans in 2020

3 February 2021
Albania + 5
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Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB) launches the 2021 Social Cohesion Award to recognise outstanding social action in Europe

22 January 2021
Montenegro
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EU continues to help the Roma community in Montenegro

22 December 2020
Montenegro
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The first hackathon dedicated to climate change in Montenegro

22 December 2020
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The Regional Cooperation Council and UNDP launch Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative

10 December 2020
Montenegro
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Statement by High Representative / Vice-President Borrell and Commissioner Várhelyi on the elections

1 September 2020
Montenegro
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Team Europe: fighting the pandemic and infodemic in the Western Balkans, including Montenegro

6 August 2020
Montenegro
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High Representative / Vice President Josep Borrell met with the Prime Minister of Montenegro Duško Marković

14 July 2020

Key milestones

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2008

December

Application for EU Membership

2010

May

Entry into force of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement

2010

December

Candidate country status granted

2012

June

EU Accession Negotiations opened

2020

June

After eight years of accession negotiations all the 33 screened chapters have been opened, of which 3 are provisionally closed.

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