The United Nations in Montenegro

UN Eco House - Podgorica, Montenegro
Photo: © UN Montenegro / Miloš Vujović

Working in the areas of human rights and sustainable development, the UN team in Montenegro brings together the latest knowledge and specialised expertise to support Montenegro in achieving Sustainable Development Goals and accomplishing its national priorities, including European integration requirements. 

The UN Country Team merges the comparative advantages of different UN organisations to provide tailor-made support to the country in addressing the needs of its population, including the most vulnerable, disadvantaged or those who are at risk of social exclusion, such as children, people with disabilities, refugees, stateless persons, women, migrants, elderly, people in remote areas. The UN in Montenegro provides impartial advice, technical expertise, access to the latest knowledge and practices to support the country’s advance in three strategic areas:

  • Inclusive Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability; 
  • Human capital development, reducing vulnerability, and social inclusion; and 
  • Social cohesion, people-centred governance, rule of law and human rights.

National development vision

By 2027, Montenegro has reduced multidimensional and income poverty and accelerated progress towards sustainable, resource-efficient, and innovation-based economy, with improved state of the environment and increased respect for human rights, social justice, and inclusion of the most vulnerable.


The Sustainable Development Goals in Montenegro

The Sustainable Development Goals are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the earth’s environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are the goals the UN is working on in Montenegro: