During the week starting on 23 January, the Secretary General of ALDA – Antonella Valmorbida held meetings in Minsk (Belarus) and in Kiev and Dnipro (Ukraine).

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Being a coordinator of sub-group of WG1 of Civil Society Forum of Eastern Partnership, Antonella Valmorbida takes part in the brainstorming session on “Good governance and Public Administration Reform – corridor for opportunities of civil society in Belarus” organized by the National Platform of Belarus. Together with other local and international experts, Antonella Valmorbida is presenting the role of civil society in Public administration reform. Alongside this event the meetings with the European Commission delegation and the Steering Committee of the project of ALDA – SPREAD II- Sustainable Partnership for Reinforcement of Active Development – implemented in Belarus with our partner Lev Saphieha Foundation – are held. It is of utmost importance the meeting with the representatives of the Council of Republic of Belarus. ALDA shares the information about activities and discuss possible cooperation with Chairman of the Committee on Regional Policy and Local Self-Government as well as with the Commission for international affairs and national security.

In Kiev, Ukraine very important meetings are held with different international and national stakeholders. Being actively involved in Ukraine since 2015, ALDA is invited by its partner Center for Cultural Management, to take part in the workshop in Dnipro organized in the project “BRIDGES – Bridging Gaps for inclusive civic engagement”. Antonella Valmorbida presents the importance of the EU support to different community initiatives as well as good practices of community mobilization.

The visit in the City of Dnipro foresees a number of meetings and activities. ALDA is also part of the project of Local Democracy Agency of the Dnipropetrovsk Region, funded by NED – National Endowment for Democracy. The project’s objective is to promote the idea of democratization of society, democratic participation of citizens in the process of administrative reform and decision making at the level of local governments. It has a strong research component. On 26-27 January, workshops are be led by ALDA on the following topics: “Decentralization of power: the realities, opportunities and prospects” and “Participatory democracy and public engagement and the authorities in the EU countries”. EAP Coordinator and project manager of ALDA – Nino Tvaltvadze presents “Organizational-legal methods of monitoring the activities of local authorities. Georgia experience”.

Useful resources:

Publication: Реформы государственного управления и местного самоуправления в странах Восточного партнерства (.pdf)
Website of LDA Dnipro

During the week starting on 23 January, the Secretary General of ALDA – Antonella Valmorbida held meetings in Minsk (Belarus) and in Kiev and Dnipro (Ukraine).

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Being a coordinator of sub-group of WG1 of Civil Society Forum of Eastern Partnership, Antonella Valmorbida takes part in the brainstorming session on “Good governance and Public Administration Reform – corridor for opportunities of civil society in Belarus” organized by the National Platform of Belarus. Together with other local and international experts, Antonella Valmorbida is presenting the role of civil society in Public administration reform. Alongside this event the meetings with the European Commission delegation and the Steering Committee of the project of ALDA – SPREAD II- Sustainable Partnership for Reinforcement of Active Development – implemented in Belarus with our partner Lev Saphieha Foundation – are held. It is of utmost importance the meeting with the representatives of the Council of Republic of Belarus. ALDA shares the information about activities and discuss possible cooperation with Chairman of the Committee on Regional Policy and Local Self-Government as well as with the Commission for international affairs and national security.

In Kiev, Ukraine very important meetings are held with different international and national stakeholders. Being actively involved in Ukraine since 2015, ALDA is invited by its partner Center for Cultural Management, to take part in the workshop in Dnipro organized in the project “BRIDGES – Bridging Gaps for inclusive civic engagement”. Antonella Valmorbida presents the importance of the EU support to different community initiatives as well as good practices of community mobilization.

The visit in the City of Dnipro foresees a number of meetings and activities. ALDA is also part of the project of Local Democracy Agency of the Dnipropetrovsk Region, funded by NED – National Endowment for Democracy. The project’s objective is to promote the idea of democratization of society, democratic participation of citizens in the process of administrative reform and decision making at the level of local governments. It has a strong research component. On 26-27 January, workshops are be led by ALDA on the following topics: “Decentralization of power: the realities, opportunities and prospects” and “Participatory democracy and public engagement and the authorities in the EU countries”. EAP Coordinator and project manager of ALDA – Nino Tvaltvadze presents “Organizational-legal methods of monitoring the activities of local authorities. Georgia experience”.

Useful resources:

Publication: Реформы государственного управления и местного самоуправления в странах Восточного партнерства (.pdf)
Website of LDA Dnipro