Government departments, agencies and public bodies
The Prime Minister represents the Government, ensures unified political activity of the Government, convenes and chairs the Cabinet sessions, signs the acts it adopts, coordinates the work of Cabinet members and performs other tasks determined by the Constitution and law.
The Deputy Prime Minister directs and coordinates the work of ministries and other state administration bodies in the areas determined by the Prime Minister, takes care of the implementation of the Government's policy in those areas and, as a rule, is the President of one of the permanent working bodies.
The Secretariat-General of the Government of Montenegro is in charge of preparing and holding Cabinet sessions, establishing and developing a system of coordinating and monitoring the harmonization of strategic foreign policy documents with other national strategic documents and/or the acquis communautaire, informing domestic and foreign public about activities of the Government, the Prime Minister and the Deputy Prime Minister; presenting strategic policies, capital projects and other significant activities of the Government.
The Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism is the custodian of natural resources, biodiversity and space of Montenegro. Environmental protection, care for clean air, water, land and climate change, preservation of our exceptional spatial heritage - are priorities in the work.
Activities are directed at enhancing the competitiveness, investment environment and cooperation with business community. The business environment is continuously being improved, facilitating easier conduct of business operations for small and medium-size enterprises and strengthening the entrepreneurship. A business-friendly climate is being created, establishing preconditions that would result in development of a modern Montenegrin industry. Strategic planning of tourism development in our country is pursued, developing sustainable, green, smart and inclusive all-year-round tourism product in accordance with modern trends.
In the Ministry of Public Administration, Digital Society and Media, we create public policies that regulate the system of public administration in Montenegro and implement digital transformation that should provide better quality of services and new digital services.
The Ministry of Capital Investments performs administrative tasks related to the preparation and evaluation of development investment projects of interest to Montenegro in the field of energy, mining, transport and maritime affairs, as well as conducting development policy, monitoring the situation and taking measures in these areas.
Development of norms and definition of support models to encourage the development of agricultural production is a continuous process and permanent activity of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, which takes place with the active participation of agricultural producers, NGOs, professional services and the scientific community and with active international support and cooperation.
The mission of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports is implementing systemic changes, aimed at achieving interdepartmental synergy and improving work through: creating a high-quality education system, accessible to all; investing in science and fostering scientific research; the protection and preservation of cultural goods, as important elements of national identity and long-term resources for sustainable development; encouraging the development of sport and the affirmation of sports which are relevant to the promotion of Montenegro at the international level; creation and improvement of youth policy; the development of school, scientific, cultural and sports infrastructure.
Ministry of Internal Affairs is tasked with managing work withing areas of Civic status category, Personal Documents (such as issuance of ID cards, passports, driving and firearm licences etc.) International and Temporary Protection of Foreigners, Migrations, Police work, jobs in close relation to Police work, Border Mangement, Protection and Rescue as well as other jobs.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs is committed to achieving and protecting the interests and reputation of Montenegro globally. It assists Montenegrin citizens living and working abroad or travelling out of the country, as well as provides support to Montenegrin trade and others legal subjects at international level.
The Ministry of Health, as the creator of the health policy and of the environment for its implementation, pays great attention to the development of medical technologies, procurement of modern and sophisticated medical equipment and devices, professional training and education of doctors and nurses, improvement of infrastructure capacities, construction of new health care facilities, and all with the aim to provide more efficient and quality health care to our citizens and to create a better environment for the work of health workers.