The National ‘’Forum for sharing best practices of CSOs and LAs cooperation’’ organising within the project “LINK 4 Cooperation – Strengthening local participation and cooperation through partnership of Public Authorities and CSOs in Bosnia and Herzegovina” took place in Zavidovici in BiH on 17 March 17 2022.
This event was organised in hybrid format and gathered more than 50 participants including representatives of International Community in BiH, 12 Mayors/Head of Municipalities in BiH and the representatives of CSOs and Grass-root organizations. Hosted by the City of Zavidovići and the Local Democracy Agency in Zavidovici,the forum aimed at assessing the situation regarding the participation and cooperation of Public Authorities and non-governmental organizations. The pieces of information gathered, resulted in the so-called “Zero” project document that should detect the basic problems of the cooperation between Local Authorities and CSOs.
The so-called “Zero” project document should detect the basic problems of the cooperation between Local Authorities and CSOs
Besides, the forum was followed by the launching of the ELoGE program in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition, ALDA and ALDA Skopje as partners in the consortium in project are contributing with its long-lasting experience working in field of local development in the western Balkans and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Finally, LINK 4 Cooperation action aims to strengthen the capacities of CSOs engaged in public policy processes to become skilled and reliable partners in policy-making and reform process in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The project is financially supported by the European Commission.
More on ELoGE in BiH on LINK4 website