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(Joint Programmes)
Greece - LG   Technical Assistance Project on Institutional Enhancement for Local Governance

Narrative (Work Plan)
15/08/2016 - 14/05/2018
JP Active  
Coordinating DG:
Directorate General of Democracy
778 000
Documents/Links:
    Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
    Overall Objectives
    (6 Activities) Narrative
    1) Revise the entire institutional framework regarding governance and functioning of the first and second degree of the local government;
    2) Enhance municipal economic initiatives;
    3) Improve participatory democracy.

     

     

     
    Project Purpose 1      2016/DG II/JP/3751   Technical Assistance Project on Institutional Enhancement for Local Governance 778 000 
    Improvement of the institutional framework in the area of decentralisation and local governance according to the Council of Europe and other agreed international standards -
    Strengthen capacities of local authorities to enhance implementation of reforms through a number of tools
    - Government’s institutional capacity is strengthened
    - Regional/local authorities’ capacity to implement decentralisation is reinforced
    - CoE legal expertise is provided to support the reform of local governance in Greece
    - Consultations and best practice informed and enhanced local representatives’ performance and citizens’ participation
    - tools are implemented
     
    - Programme implementation reports
    - Media coverage
    - Expert reports
    - Policy documents
    - Results of surveys/interviews/questionnaires
    - Results of consultation of local representatives

     
    - Political stability
    - Government support
    - Commitment local partners
    -Action of all international partners in harmony
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - good cooperation between local partners, local government associations and central government
    - active participation of municipalities in the programme
     
    Expected Result 1.1 The CoE provides policy advice on efficient allocation and structure of competence flows between the State and Local Authorities of both tiers; on supervision system of local government and decentralised administration; legal framework for the Capital City of Athens and for the metropolitan area of Thessaloniki; and local financial management
    - Peer review report
    - policy advice report
    - peers involved in the peer review
    - peer review and policy advice reports presented to the Steering Committee


    - Policy advice
    - Reports
    - Peer review reports
    - Results of consultation of local representatives
    - Media
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.2 Local Authorities are supported to improve local financial management and fiscal arrangements in Greece through policy advice and Local Financial benchmarking tool

    - reports drafted by experts
    - policy advice presented to the Steering Committee
    - LFB benchmarks
    - LFB report is presented to the Steering Committee

    - Policy advice
    - Reports
    - Results of consultation of local representatives
    - LFB benchmarks
    - LFB report
    - Media
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.3 The CoE TNA and NTS tool is implemented:
    - Training needs of local authorities in the context of decentralisation reform are identified;
    - Long-term training strategy proposal is prepared

    - survey, interviews, focus group interviews are conducted
    - analysis of existing legislation and training policies is conducted
    - TNA report is presented to the Steering Committee and to stakeholders

    - TNA materials
    - experts reports
    - TNA final report
    - NTS proposal presented to the Steering Committee
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.4 The CoE BPP is implemented:

    - Best practice on innovative municipal economic initiatives is identified, shared and celebrated

    - Best practice on citizens’ participation enhancement is identified, shared and celebrated

    - indicators are prepared
    - communication material is prepared and disseminated
    - organisation of events (launch event, open days, award ceremonies etc)
    - organisation of a study visit to reward winners
    - reports and BPP manual are drafted and presented to the Steering Committee

    - Final report on BPP implementation
    - Practice manual/guide is developed
    - website
    - - n. of missions of experts
    - n. of BPP reports and guidelines
    - n. of municipalities involved
    - n. of communication materials
    - n. of participants to the study visit (optional)
    - n. of open days
    - n. of participants to the open days
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.5 The CoE SMP tool is implemented

    - Growth strategies in the field of agriculture, tourism, renewable energy and new technology are proposed to the Steering Committee

    - data collection/analysis are conducted
    - community profiles are drafted
    - consultations with stakeholders and local authorities are conducted
    - SMP report is presented to the Steering Committee

    - Final report on SMP tool implementation
    - n. of community profiles drafted
    - n. SWOT analysis presented to the Steering Committee
    - n. vision statements
    - n. action plans
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.6 The CoE LAP tool is implemented:

    - Local authorities are trained on institutional leadership at local level

    - LAP material is adapted
    - workshop to train local experts is conducted
    - 3 training sessions are provided
    - LAP report is presented to the Steering Committee

    - LAP is provided
    - n. of missions of experts
    - n. of LAP training material
    - 3 training sessions
    - 3 days per session
    - 20-25 participants
    - n. of diplomas
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation
    Expected Result 1.7 The CoE PEB tool is implemented:

    - Local authorities assessed the impact of their policies on their municipalities

    - Local authorities are supported to improve public ethics through scoring and ranking


    - benchmarks and score card are prepared
    - self-assessment is conducted
    - consultations/ surveys are conducted
    - PEB report is presented to the Steering Committee

    - n. of missions of experts
    - n. of municipalities participating
    - n. self-assessment material
    - PEB Final report
    - website
     
    - Government commitment
    - Local Authorities engagement
    - Quality sectorial expertise is available
    - Greek citizens support the reform and its implementation



     
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