Key areas of cooperation
- Security cooperation
Participation in joint planning, training and military exercises is a significant element of cooperation. Montenegro is joining NATO Allies in humanitarian and peacekeeping operations.
- Defence and security sector reform
Defence and security sector reforms are key elements of cooperation. A key priority is working together to establish full democratic control over the armed forces. The Allies also support the wider democratic, institutional and judicial reform process underway in Montenegro.
- Civil emergency planning
In cooperation with Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC), Montenegro intends to take the necessary steps to establish a national early warning system, build a national crisis situation centre and develop its emergency response capabilities.
- Science and environment
Montenegro has received grant awards for a number of cooperative projects. Projects include seismic risk-hazard reduction projects and studies into the future of regional cooperation.
Montenegro and NATO aim to increase scientific cooperation. Key cooperative areas for development could be research into counter-terrorism, the removal of dangerous chemicals, and environmental initiatives.
- Public information
Montenegro and NATO aim to improve public access to information on the benefits of cooperation with NATO.