COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICES, CAPACITY BUILDING FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN TURKEY
The two days activities in the framework of LAR 2 (Further support to Local Administrative Reform in Turkey), conducted by the Director of ALDA, Mrs. Antonella Valmorbida, took place in Antalya the 24th and 25th of January 2011.
70 medium size municipalities took part in the training which based on the presentation of best practices in local government.
The experiences presented with the support of videos are :
1. the city of Strasbourg : intermodal urban transport
2. the city of Reggio Emilia : the international experience of social services for the infants and Reggio Children
3. the city of Brindisi : an experience of dialogue with citizens
4. the city of La Paz and the World bank Institute : tackling corruption : http://info.worldbank.org/etools/docs/Preventing_Corruption_web/index.htm
The training was interactive and made the participants living a peer to peer experience, which is so useful for local government and civil servants. A specific case on tourism, was presented by the Mayor Necdet Aksoy , from the city of Sanfranbolu. The second day was open to the a civil servant of the Ministry of Interior, whom exchanged many concrete inputs with the participants.
The module on Communities of Practices will continue throughout February and March and the final join training will be in Ankara on the 6th and 7th of April 2011.