Montenegro and SIGMA


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Status: EU candidate
Capital City: Podgorica
Population: 0.6 million
Currency: Euro


Montenegro was granted EU candidate status in 2010 and is currently at an active stage of the EU accession process. Montenegro has opened negotiations on all chapters of the EU acquis

SIGMA is currently working with:

  • The General Secretariat of the Government on implementing medium-term work programmes of ministries and on establishing the strategic planning system.

  • The Ministry of Public Administration on co-ordinating and monitoring the implementation of the PAR Strategy, on enhancing the qulity of public consultations and on improving the capacities for monitoring the quality of service delivery.

  • The Ministry of Public Administration and the Human Resource Management Authority on improving staff planning and professionalism in the management of human resources in civil service. 

  • The Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare on the enhancement of the templates and guidance for regulatory impact assessment, on strengthening managerial accountability and building capacities in the area of internal audit. 

  • The Ministry of Finance and the State Commission for the Control of Public Procurement Procedures on implementation of the new legal framework in the public procurement area.

  • The Agency for Personal Data Protection and Free Access to Information on improving the functioning of the access to information framework.

  • The State Audit Institution on further enhancing its audit impact.

  • The Protector of Human Rights and Freedoms of Montenegro (Ombudsman) on strengthening its capacities on monitoring the functioning of public administration.


Publications, data

Related links


Country co-ordination


Monitoring Report 2021 I Executive Summary I All 2021 Reports

The Principles of Public Administration Data Portal: Montenegro

The Principles of Public Administration for EU candidate countries and potential candidates

Enlargement strategy and reports

Publications in Bosnian-Serbian-Croatian (BSC)

More publications


EU relations with Montenegro

EU Delegation to Montenegro

News on Montenegro

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Events calendar


Bianca Brétéché

Country manager
Tel: +33 1 45 24 82 65

SIGMA staff member Bianca Breteche

Ilana Demal

Project Co-ordinator
Tel: +33 1 45 24 15 82

SIGMA staff member Ilana Demal



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