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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This opportunity is closed. Read more here.
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: € 8000
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