On February 27, 2021, the participants from Tavush region had a meeting within the framework of program “Local Democracy School”. The aim of the workshop was to discuss the ideas of grant programs with participants, which will be directed to improve public policies at the community level, increasing public participation in the decision-making process and strengthening local government-resident cooperation.

The participants presented their ideas, possible solutions of uncovered problems, expected outcomes and other actions by the application. They were given an opportunity to improve their grant proposals, discuss the suggestions and statements of regional experts of “Local Democracy School”.

It should be mentioned, that the right to submit grant proposals have been given to those participant who have successfully passed 3 test stages envisaged by “Local Democracy School” and received certificates individually or in groups.

 

The project proposals must also be addressed to transparent and accountable work of local governments, ensuring the participation of residents in local self-government, human rights and democracy, the importance and activity of local governments under COVID19, social cohesion in communities, cultural diversity and other areas.

This program is implemented within the framework of the “Local Democracy School”. The aim of the school is to train active and democratic young professionals in the communities of the Republic of Armenia, who will have the necessary knowledge and skills in the field of local government, in the related spheres, and will play a significant role in implementing reforms in the public administration system.

 

Introduction – The aim of the program is to train active and democratic young professionals in the communities of the Republic of Armenia who will have the necessary knowledge and skills in the field of local government and related operational areas, where they will play a significant role in implementing public administration reforms.

“Local Democracy School” is implemented within the framework of the USAID-funded by “Public Participation in Local Government” program.

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