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05 April 2020

Activity Details (ID# 21663)  

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Title Serbia Performance Management Programme - Phase II 
Description Programme implemented within the framework of the Joint Programme with the European Agency for Reconstruction on “Strengthening local self-government in Serbia”, in cooperation with the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities of Serbia (SCTM) and the French Embassy in Belgrade. 
Status Completed 
Date 03/02/2008 - 08/02/2008 
Location Several locations, Serbia
Countries CoE Members: France / Serbia
  Joint Programme Activity - Serbia-Local
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Serbia-Local - Strengthening local self-government    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 2 - 2006/DGDPA/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 2008/DGDPA/1397 Sound institutional framework for local and regional democracy
Expected Result 4 Awareness about the information and knowledge base, the know-how base and the acquis is raised and the use made of them encouraged.

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Workshop (excl. training) 
Directorate Democracy and Political Affairs 
CoE Contact TERRIEN, Olivier   email
Partners Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities - Local or National NGO
French Embassy in Belgrade - National Institution
Last Modified 28/01/2009 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 21663) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) To heighten the awareness of elected representatives and officials of the 16 Serbian and French pilot local authorities of the role and importance of performance management at local level and help them identify common indicators that determine a service provision’s good results/quality in 5 key fields: local economic development, communication with the citizens, internal communication, waste management and management of staff);
Output/Results The following activities were successfully completed:

1. The organisation of separate field visits of 24 representatives of the 10 Serbian Pilot Municipalities and of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) in the 6 French Pilot Municipalities (4 & 5 February 2008);

2. The organisation of a joint Evaluation Seminar with the representatives of the 10 Serbian Pilot Municipalities, of the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM), the 6 French Pilot Municipalities and with the participation of French, UK and German Experts (7 February 2008, Nevers).
Conclusions/Follow Up April to July 2008: Implementation of Phase III of the Performance Management Programme 
Participants Experts/staff of the SCTM and the Council of Europe, elected representatives and officials of the 16 French and Serbian pilots municipalities as well as officials of the French Embassy in Belgrade 
Consultants/Experts Ian Davidson, UK
Jon Barber, UK
Jean-Michel Chapet, France,
Tatian Detering, Germany 
CoE Secretariat Olivier Terrien, DDI 
Total No. Participants 54 
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