Commitments

05.2 Improvement in Local Public Service Delivery

Country: North Macedonia
Action Plan: Macedonia Action Plan 2018-2020
Year Action Plan: 2018
 |  End Date: 12/31/2019

From the Action Plan

 
Public service improvement by institutional cooperation between LSGUs and CSOs Public service improvement by institutional cooperation between LSGUs and CSOs
Start and end date of the commitment: August 2018 – December 2019
Lead implementing agency
Ministry of Local Self-Government
Description of commitment
Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment
In most of the municipalities, there are no institutionalized mechanisms and tools for cooperation between local self-government units (LSGUs) and civil society organizations (CSOs). This results in insufficiently developed cooperation, especially in the areas for which CSOs have particular interest in – service provision under municipal competence by CSOs.
Main objective
Establishing mechanisms for cooperation between LSGUs and CSOs, especially in the area of service provision, which will ensure greater financial sustainability of CSOs.
Brief description of the commitment
Developing a mechanism and tools for transparent allocation of funds from municipal budgets for financing CSO projects, designing grant schemes, strengthening the capacities of LSGUs and CSOs for execution and use of funds, process monitoring.
OGP challenge addressed by the commitment
Enabling transparent distribution of budget funds for CSOs, improving the financial sustainability of CSOs, providing more quality and cost-effective services to citizens in an innovative manner.
Additional information
Reference to Global Sustainable Development Goals - Objective 16 "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions", Target 16.6: Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
The measures under this commitment contribute to promoting transparency and accountability in the public finances management at local level
Milestone
5.2.1 Preparation of a methodology and tools for financing CSOs from the municipal budgets and for process moniotoring of execution of funds.
5.2.2 Developing the capacities of the local administration and CSOs in municipalities (Kumanovo, Strumica, Gostivar, Kavadarci and Resen) for transparent financing, monitoring and implementation of municipal projects with CSOs.
5.2.3 Providing social services by civil society organizations in the municipalities of Kumanovo, Strumica, Gostivar, Kavadarci and Resen
Contact information
Name of responsible person from implementing agency
Eli Chakar, coordinator
Title, Department
State Advisor
Phone and e-mail
elicakar@gmail.com, 071 226 415
Other actors involved
Ministry of local self-government
UNDP, LSGUs
Public service improvement by institutional cooperation between LSGUs and CSOs
Start and end date of the commitment: August 2018 – December 2019
Lead implementing agency
Ministry of Local Self-Government
Description of commitment
Status quo or problem addressed by the commitment
In most of the municipalities, there are no institutionalized mechanisms and tools for cooperation between local self-government units (LSGUs) and civil society organizations (CSOs). This results in insufficiently developed cooperation, especially in the areas for which CSOs have particular interest in – service provision under municipal competence by CSOs.
Main objective
Establishing mechanisms for cooperation between LSGUs and CSOs, especially in the area of service provision, which will ensure greater financial sustainability of CSOs.
Brief description of the commitment
Developing a mechanism and tools for transparent allocation of funds from municipal budgets for financing CSO projects, designing grant schemes, strengthening the capacities of LSGUs and CSOs for execution and use of funds, process monitoring.
OGP challenge addressed by the commitment
Enabling transparent distribution of budget funds for CSOs, improving the financial sustainability of CSOs, providing more quality and cost-effective services to citizens in an innovative manner.
Additional information
Reference to Global Sustainable Development Goals - Objective 16 "Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions", Target 16.6: Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
The measures under this commitment contribute to promoting transparency and accountability in the public finances management at local level
Milestone
5.2.1 Preparation of a methodology and tools for financing CSOs from the municipal budgets and for process moniotoring of execution of funds.
5.2.2 Developing the capacities of the local administration and CSOs in municipalities (Kumanovo, Strumica, Gostivar, Kavadarci and Resen) for transparent financing, monitoring and implementation of municipal projects with CSOs.
5.2.3 Providing social services by civil society organizations in the municipalities of Kumanovo, Strumica, Gostivar, Kavadarci and Resen
Contact information
Name of responsible person from implementing agency
Eli Chakar, coordinator
Title, Department
State Advisor
Phone and e-mail
elicakar@gmail.com, 071 226 415
Other actors involved
Ministry of local self-government
UNDP, LSGUs

Lead Institution: Ministry of Local Self-Government


Support Institution: Ministry of local self-government UNDP, LSGUs

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From the IRM Review

 

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