• © AFP/Andrej Isaković

    About the ILO in Montenegro

    Since its independence in 2006, Montenegro had to heavily invest into an expansion of government capacities to provide public services supplied before by the Federation with Serbia. In addition to this challenging political transition, the country also has to deal with an incomplete economic transition. The change to a more market led economy comes along with high social cost associated with a reduction of public sector employment and a restructuring or closing of state owned enterprises. The private sector still struggles to be the engine of growth and jobs. Continue reading