Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of European Affairs
PhD Jovana Marović is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of European Affairs in the Government of Montenegro. She is also a Vice President of the United Reform Action (URA), a pro-European green political party in Montenegro. From 2004 until 2021, Ms Marović worked as a Counsellor for the European Union in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ multilateral department, an advisor for International Relations and European Integration within the Cabinet of the Budva Municipality’s Mayor, a Research Coordinator at the Institute Alternative (a think tank), a Special Advisor to the Minister of Labour and Social Welfare, and the Executive Director of the Politikon Network, a think tank based in Podgorica. Ms Marović was also a Member of the Working Group for Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights from 2012 till 2021, within the Montenegrin Accession Negotiations for EU membership, and a member of the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group, BiEPAG, from 2015 to 2021.