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
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Discover creative and innovative ideas that come to life in Montenegro – thanks to the support of the European Union.
The Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) has opened a call for secondary school exchanges in the Western Balkans. The programme is an opportunity for schools, students, and teachers to implement school-to-school exchanges as well as other capacity building, networking and cooperation activities.
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: €8,000
IMPORTS OF GOODS
EXPORT OF GOODS
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