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Common Negotiating Position for Chapter 27

The European Integration Office has published the Common Position of the European Union for Chapter 27 - Environment and Climate Change, which represents the initial and most important document for planning the obligations that need to be fulfilled within this area in the upcoming period.

In this way, the Government has confirmed the consistency when it comes to the principles of transparency in the conduct of accession negotiations and determination to encourage the efficiency and accountability of all parties in the process of EU accession by ensuring access to information.


The enlargement is in the interest of both Montenegro and the EU

The process of joining the EU is in the interest of the state and its development, as can be seen from the example of Estonia which joined the European family in 2004, said the Ambassador of that country, Kirsti Karelson at the meeting with the Chief Negotiator, Aleksandar Drljevic.

She welcomed Montenegro's achievements in negotiations with the EU, saying that it is a country that is progressing faster than others in the region.


Negotiations Collegium: There is no relaxation on path to EU

The results achieved by Montenegro in terms of European integration are encouraging, but also obligatory, and in the time to come, activities to achieve results in all areas need to be intensified in order to attain a key state objective - EU membership, today's meeting of the Collegium for Negotiations on the Accession of Montenegro to the EU, chaired by Prime Minister Duško Marković, highlighted.


The Montenegrin state administration is preparing for the revision of the translation of the EU acquis

Montenegrin state administration expects the biggest legal and translation challenge in history, which implies a professional and legal-technical revision of the EU acquis, translated into the Montenegrin language.

In Respa in Danilovgrad, a three-day workshop on the professional and legal drafting of the translation of the acquis communautaire, organized by the European Integration Office and the Brussels International Consulting Expertise, was held.


The IPA 2018 proposal presented to non-governmental organizations

In Montenegro, as part of the IPA 2018 proposal, in the rule of law sector are planned reconstruction and adaptation of courts in four municipalities, construction of a Special Health Institution within the framework of the ZIKS, construction of the Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Clinics for Dermatovenerology, as well as improvement of equipment in microbiological laboratories in Montenegro.


Presented opportunities within the Cross-border Program Serbia-Montenegro and the Mediterranean Transnational Program

The Serbia-Montenegro 2014-2020 Program is a continuation of successful cooperation that established the Operational Structures of the two countries in the previous perspective (2007-2013), when 34 projects of total amount 6.2 million euros were realized, was evaluated during the information days on the IPA Cross-Border Program Cooperation between Serbia and Montenegro 2014-2020 and Interreg Mediterranean Transnational Program 2014-2020.


Negotiations with the EU are a unique opportunity for the development of Montenegrin municipalities

The negotiation process is a unique opportunity for the development of local self-governments and strengthening of their capacities, which will ensure that Montenegrin municipalities are positioned as a strong partner to the Government and the European Union, said chief negotiator Aleksandar Drljević.

He spoke in Nikšić at the opening of the 11th Joint Advisory Committee meeting between the EU and Montenegro Committees of the Regions, which, as he pointed out, is an excellent opportunity to discuss issues of importance for local governments and how they can contribute to a better quality path of Montenegro into the EU.


Increased number of citizens who support the accession of Montenegro to the EU

The percentage of citizens supporting Montenegro's accession to the European Union has increased in comparison to last year (62%) and now stands at 65.9%, while the number of those who do not support integration is 23.5%, according to a survey conducted by the Defacto Agency for the needs of the Delegation of the European Union in Montenegro.

The largest support was recorded in the north of Montenegro - as many as 74.9% of the inhabitants of the region support accession. The percentages are similar when citizens are asked about their position on the European Union, and 67.4% of them have a positive attitude, while 23.6% have a negative attitude. Among young people under 35 this figure is even higher, and almost three quarters (74.5%) have a positive attitude towards the EU.


JCC meeting in Brussels: EC continues to monitor the country's progress in key areas

Montenegro is committed to meeting all the prerequisites for obtaining closing benchmarks in negotiating chapters 23 and 24, was stated at the meeting of the Joint Consultative Committee of the Civil Sector of the European Union and Montenegro and it was announced that the European Commission will continue to monitor the country's progress in key areas.

The JCC meeting, which was held today in Brussels, was chaired by Lidija Pavić-Rogošić and Pavle D. Radovanović. The delegation of Montenegro consisted of the representatives of the Chamber of Commerce, the Union of Free Trade Unions of Montenegro, the Employers' Union, non-governmental organizations of CCE and CRNVO, Montenegro Business Alliance and the European Integration Office.