SDG Policy Brief 2: Is Montenegro's North at risk of being left behind?
21 December 2023
Sub-national disparities are not uncommon. In Montenegro’s case, the situation is somewhat similar to that in other European countries. However, some disparities are worsening and widening. Poverty, risk of poverty and economic inactivity are increasingly becoming Northern phenomena and are contributing to pushing people into more vulnerable situations. Failing to address these disparities can have a negative impact on other social indicators, human rights and broader social cohesion. Not least, these can slow Montenegro’s progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and ensure that