In the frame of the GEF Adriatic Project, and in collaboration with the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism of Montenegro, a capacity-building meeting between the Montenegrin national experts, INFO/RAC, PAP/RAC and SPA/RAC was organized in Podgorica, Montenegro, on 4 and 5 February. The main objective of the meeting was to identify how national data on biodiversity, non-indigenous species, eutrophication, contaminants, marine litter, and hydrographic parameters would comply with the format of the INFO MAP system. INFO /RAC experts guided the national experts on how to properly fill the data standards needed for this task. In addition, discussions with Montenegrin environmental agency on current database system and potential for its improvement were held. On 6 February the GEF Adriatic coordination team meeting took place.