The establishment

The Local Democracy Agency in Niksic was established with the support of the Council of Europe on May 11th 2001 as a local NGO.

LDA Montenegro functions within the network of 11 Agencies in the former Yugoslav republics and with the support of the Association of Local Democracy Agencies.

The creation of Local Democracy Agencies was one of the measures proposed in 1993 by the Standing Conference of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe.