On 16-17 June, the Training seminar and thematic round table for NGOs an Local Authorities will take place in Ulcinj, Montenegro. The main topic will be “Improving the mechanisms of participation and civil dialogue at local level”.

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The Training seminar and Local Round Table will take place in Ulcinj, on Tuesday 17th June 2014., in the Town Hall Ulcinj ( Small conference room) starting at 13.00.

The local Round table is organised as the follow-up to the local training for NGOs and local authorities on 16-17 June: NGOs and participation in policy and decision making.

The local thematic round table is designed as intra-municipal partnership building workshop engaging local civil society organisations and local authorities as an immediate follow-up of the training seminar on partnership building for local community development. Local practice exchange engaging CSOs and LGs respective units as regards agreement based co-operation programmes, involvement of local CSO-s in municipal development strategies, transparency of financing, mechanisms of information provision, consultation and participation of CSO-s in local policy/decision making will be debated.

The local NGOs and associations promoting local democracy development, youth empowerment, environment protection, social service provision, ethnic minorities’ rights are invitated to the event. The aim is to make an overview and help improve the existing mechanisms/modalities of cross-sectoral cooperation in the fields of local democracy, advancing human and minority rights, gender equality, youth empowerment, provision of social services, promoting local sustainable development and environment protection. In addition, specific attention will be given to further inputs and recommendations with regard to the recent draft decision on criteria/procedures for financing of local NGOs.

On 16-17 June, the Training seminar and thematic round table for NGOs an Local Authorities will take place in Ulcinj, Montenegro. The main topic will be “Improving the mechanisms of participation and civil dialogue at local level”.

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The Training seminar and Local Round Table will take place in Ulcinj, on Tuesday 17th June 2014., in the Town Hall Ulcinj ( Small conference room) starting at 13.00.

The local Round table is organised as the follow-up to the local training for NGOs and local authorities on 16-17 June: NGOs and participation in policy and decision making.

The local thematic round table is designed as intra-municipal partnership building workshop engaging local civil society organisations and local authorities as an immediate follow-up of the training seminar on partnership building for local community development. Local practice exchange engaging CSOs and LGs respective units as regards agreement based co-operation programmes, involvement of local CSO-s in municipal development strategies, transparency of financing, mechanisms of information provision, consultation and participation of CSO-s in local policy/decision making will be debated.

The local NGOs and associations promoting local democracy development, youth empowerment, environment protection, social service provision, ethnic minorities’ rights are invitated to the event. The aim is to make an overview and help improve the existing mechanisms/modalities of cross-sectoral cooperation in the fields of local democracy, advancing human and minority rights, gender equality, youth empowerment, provision of social services, promoting local sustainable development and environment protection. In addition, specific attention will be given to further inputs and recommendations with regard to the recent draft decision on criteria/procedures for financing of local NGOs.