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Contribution of the president of Senate PhD Milan Dabović to the monthly European Court of auditors Journal „Aspiration of accession to the European Union: adding value to Montenegro and to external public audit – perspective from a Candidate Country SAI“

Podgorica, 30th November 2020 – The article of the president of Senate PhD Milan Dabović has been published on the topic “Aspiration of accession to the European Union: adding value to Montenegro and to external public audit – perspective from a Candidate Country SAI“ in the monthly European Court of auditors Journal „Realizing European added value”.


President of Senate has spoken about the significant efforts of Montenegro invested in the EU accession process, as well as the impact of this process on the work of the State audit institution. With the aim of intensifying the activities in achieving planned reforms and results in all areas, Montenegro has been successfully making use of EU financial support for several years, especially funds that are available for Montenegro through the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance - IPA funds. The State audit institution implemented development projects with the European partners, who strongly supported the SAI in the area of development of the audit practice and improvement of the audit methodologies in line with the international standards of the supreme audit institutions. Therefore, the president has stated the positive results achieved during implementation of the projects in the external audit area financed by IPA funds.

As there is rising demand for oversight of EU funds, the president of Senate also has spoken about the role of the SAI in this areas and emphasized the findings and recommendations given in two audit reports, which included the assessment of the use of IPA funds by the Montenegrin institutions with the aim of strengthening the capacities in the EU accession process.

Contribution of president of Senate PhD Milan Dabović has been published at the official website of the European court of auditors.