The main objective of this assignment was to support the Government of Montenegro in its accession process to the EU in the environmental field by assisting in the approximation of the Montenegrin legislation with the EU environmental acquis. The purpose of this assignment was Preparation of the National Environmental Approximation Strategy (NEAS), a strategic document necessary for the planning of further approximation of Montenegrin legislation to the EU environmental acquis.

The Contractor performed a comprehensive gap analysis, by assessing and analysing the legal, institutional, stakeholder and financial capacity of Montenegro to approximate the EU environmental acquis.

National Environmental Approximation Strategy was adopted by the Montenegrin government.