Forum MNE has been active in Montenegro since 2002. It first started out as PRONI Institute for Social Education, then as Forum Syd, and ever since March 2007, it has been Forum MNE. On 28th of March 2007, by the decision of the founding board of Forum MNE and Forum Syd from Sweden, Forum MNE grew from an international project into a national based organization. Forum MNE initiates local strategies for the development of communities, through non-formal education and community youth work.

Since it was founded, Forum MNE has been largely supported by SIDA – Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Since 2006, Forum MNE developed partnerships with a great number of international as well as national donators, such as ERSTE Foundation, European Commission and Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Council of Europe, Balkan Trust for Democracy, United States Embassy, all the while starting a network on a local, national, and European level.

The organization employs seven persons, engages over 10 trainers and youth workers and has a network of about 250 youth workers and 100 volunteers. The organization is managed by the Committee consisted of five members (in the section Forum MNE/Steering Committee you may find details). An assembly of the organization consists of representatives of young people/group of young people with whom Forum MNE works, partner organizations, civil society and state institutions.

The organization has developed rules and procedures on human resource management, children protection, insurance of quality of youth work in the community, development of the network of volunteers, organization of education exchanges of young people and volunteers and organization of youth camps. Forum MNE has clear financial procedures and it bases the programmeof development on participatory developed long-term strategic plans

The office of Forum MNE is located in Podgorica, at the address Bratstva i jedinstva 4.


  • Ulica Bratstva i jedinstva 4, 81000 Podgorica
  • +382 (0) 20 602 710
  • montenegro@forum-mne.com

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