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ECENA Exchange Programme First Plenary Meeting 19-20 January, 2006 Zagreb, Croatia. Update on strengthening the implementation and enforcement of EU environmental legislation according to the recommendations from the EC 2005 Report in the Republic of Montenegro
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Update on strengthening the implementation and enforcement of EU environmental legislation according to the recommendations from the EC 2005 Report
in the Republic of Montenegro
Prepared by Biljana Djurovic, ECENA National Coordinator
Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning
Short-term priorities (1-2 years)
Medium-term priorities (3-4 years)
Adopted by the Government in December 2004 with
The implementation of the Action plan is regularly examined by the:
General strategies:Montenegro’s EU Integration Network (2004); The Communication Strategy for informing the public on Montenegro’s association with EU (2005); Feasibility Study approved (2005); Economic Reform Agenda 2003-2007,revision (2005); Millennium Development Goals Report (2005), Energy Community Treaty (2005)
Sectoral strategies: National Policy on Waste Management (2004); National Waste Management Strategy (2004); Feasibility study for wastewater treatment in the coastal region (2004) and in the central and northern region (2005); National Energy policy (2005); National Energy Efficiency Strategy (2005)
Law on Spatial Plan and Development (2004)
Law on Environmental Impact Assessment (2005)
Law on Strategic Impact Assessment (2005)
Law on Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (2005)
Law on Waste Management (2005)
Law on Access to Information (2005)
(OJ of Montenegro, No. 80/2005)
Forthcoming (2006 – 2007)
Strategies:Spatial plan of Montenegro up to 2020; National Sustainable Development Strategy; Integrated Coastal Zone Management Strategy; Biodiversity Strategy; Climate Change Strategy; Air Quality Strategy; Transport Strategy; Action plan for the implementation of Energy Efficiency Strategy; General Environmental Investment Plan; Implementing strategy and Institutional Capacity building
Legislation: Amendments to the Environment Law, Approximation to European standards in environmental noise, ambient air quality, radioactivity, environmental fund, water, chemicals, nature protection, genetically modified organisms; Drafting of secondary legislation, Establishment of Environmental Protection Agency and Project Implementation Unit, Laws on ratification of Kyoto Protocol, Bern Convention, Barcelona Convention and desertification Convention
European Partnership: Overall Assessment
“Montenegro has made some good progress in implementing the EP`s short-term priorities, and also started to address some of the medium-term ones. The implementation of the priorities has affected in some cases by lack of legislative developments and rather frequently by the lack of administrative capacity”
First Twinning program
In order to prepare for further integration with the EU, the Ministry for International Economic Relations and European Integration, in cooperation with the Commission for Coordination of the process of Accession to the EU, develops a new Action plan with a timetable and specific measures to address the priorities of this European Partnership.