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CALL FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUPPORT PACKAGES (DEADLINE: OCTOBER 8, 2019)

10. September 2019.

The Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) issued a call for submitting applications for the following support packages:

  • For improving civic participation and transparency at the local level          
  • For advancing anti-corruption policies at the local level

The call for the support package for improving transparency and civic participation at the local level and the support package for advancing anti-corruption policies at the local level are being published for the second year in a row, as part of the project "Improving Good Governance at the Local Level", which is implemented by the Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities under the Swiss Government Support to Municipal Development through the Promotion of Good Governance and Social Inclusion - SWISS PRO Program, which is supported by the Government of Switzerland and implemented by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).

The local self-government support packages include the provision of expert support and expertise in the subject areas through training, mentoring, advisory support and support to improve the existing or develop new local self-government procedures and acts in accordance with developed models and best practices. 

1.  Support package for improving civic participation and transparency at the local level

All interested cities, municipalities and city municipalities in the Republic of Serbia have the right to participate, except for the local self-governments listed in Chapter 2.1. of the Guidelines for the Submission of Applications, which are part of the Documentation and Application Instructions.  

A total of 10 support packages will be awarded.

2. Support package for advancing anti-corruption policies at the local level

All interested cities, municipalities and city municipalities in the Republic of Serbia have the right to participate, except for the local self-governments listed in Chapter 2.1. of the Guidelines for the Submission of Applications, which are part of the Documentation and Application Instructions. 

A total of 5 support packages will be awarded.

The deadline for submitting applications is October 8, 2019.

For the purpose of providing detailed explanations about the support packages and the application documentation, info days will be organized in the following cities:

• Nis – September 16, 2019, at the Regional Center for Professional Development of Employees in Education, Pariske Komune bb

• Kragujevac – September 17, 2019, the City Administration of Kragujevac, Trg Slobode 3, (1st Floor, Room 105),

• Novi Sad - September 19, 2019, the Assembly of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, Vladike Platona bb

For more information on how to apply for the support packages and on how to apply for participating in the info days, please contact Sara Talijan, phone: +381 64/870 33 85, e-mail sara.talijan@skgo.org

The documentation and application instructions for the support packages mentioned above and the application form for the info days are available on http://www.skgo.org/konkursi/detaljno/211/poziv-za-podnosenje-prijava-za-pakete-podrske

Source: Standing Conference of Towns and Municipalities (SCTM) and Coordination Body