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29 March 2020

Activity Details (ID# 20812)  

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Title Serbia Leadership Programme/Workshop on the drafting of Pilot Municipalities' improvement/community plans. 
Description Worshop held in the framework on the Joint COE/European Agency for Reconstruction Programme on ''Strenghtening local self-government in Serbia'' with a view to help the Serbian Pilot Municipalities complete their respective Improvement Plans following the Peer Reviews which they hosted.

Status Completed 
Date 21/11/2007 - 22/11/2007 
Location Belgrade, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - Serbia-Local
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Serbia-Local - Strengthening local self-government    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 2 - 2006/DG1/JP/1668   Effective leadership, strategic management in the provision of public services and community participation in Local Authorities (LAs)
Expected Result 2.3 - 2.3 Performance improvement in 2 local government services in pilot LAs as a result of a systematic use of performance indicators. A systematic approach to performance management is adopted in pilot LAs within the SCTM framework.
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy and Good Governance
Line of Action ⇒ III.1 – Democracy and Good Governance
Programme ☆ III.1.2  Local and regional democracy
Project 2006/DG1/919 Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform
Expected Result 1 Country-specific capacity building programmes based on the tools developed by the Centre are implemented in co-operation with local stakeholders

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Workshop (excl. training) 
Directorate (Service) DG I Legal Affairs (Directorate of co-operation for local and regional democracy)
CoE Contact TERRIEN, Olivier   email
Partners Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities - Local or National NGO
Last Modified 21/12/2007 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 20812) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) • Introduce the key elements of so called British approach to effective democratic leadership and drafting of so-called improvement/community plans;

• Exchange views of the current features, priorities and challenges of the Serbian municipalities and more especially of the 10 pilot municipalities in view of the conclusions of the Peer Reviews they have hosted;

• Discuss the overall methodology to be applied to draft so called Improvement/Community and examine the draft plans prepared by the some of pilot municipalities, with the support of local experts;

Output/Results The participants have been introduced to the British approach in developing basic elements of leadership and strategic management required to build up democratic and effective local government and to the methodology to be applied to draft so called Improvement/Community Plans.

The Reports prepared following the Peer Reviews held in 8 Serbian Pilot Municipalities as well as the subsequent draft Improvement/Community Plans have been examined in detail and subsquent Recommendations been put forward by the COE expert and member of Secretariat.

Conclusions/Follow Up Completion of the remaining Peer Reviews and of Pilot Municipalities Improvement Plans.

Finalisation of related COE recommendations.

The Programme will officially end in February 2008. 
Participants Elected tepresentatives and officials of Serbian Pilot Municipalities, staff and experts of COE and of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities of Serbia (SCTM) 
Consultants/Experts Paul Hildreth, UK 
CoE Secretariat Olivier Terrien, DDI - DGDAP 
Total No. Participants 36 
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