Montenegro is a candidate country for EU membership. The European Union started accession negotiations with Montenegro in June 2012.
EIGE has been working with Montenegro to build their capacity in gender equality since 2013. Montenegro launched its first Gender Equality Index in 2020. EIGE collects data on women and men in decision-making positions in Montenegro since 2015.
The European Commission funds the cooperation under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA).
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