Montenegro - WeBalkans | EU Projects in the Western Balkans

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.

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.

Opportunities in Montenegro

Innovation uptake and digitalisation in the tourism sector

PROGRAMME:COSME
11/02/2021

European Cluster Excellence Programme with ClusterXchange scheme connecting ecosystems and cities

PROGRAMME:COSME
02/02/2021

Strategic alliances for the uptake of advanced technologies by SMEs

PROGRAMME:COSME
02/02/2021

Key milestones

Swipe right

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.