Montenegro

Montenegro

Conscription: No (since 2006).

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict: Ratified by succession (2 May 2007).
Voluntary recruitment age: 18.
Conscientious objection recognised for professional soldiers: No.
Military expenditure: 1.3% of GDP (data 2009).

Remarks:
1) There is no right to conscientious objection for professional soldiers.

Recommendations
1) Recognise the right to conscientious objection for professional soldiers.