Corruption at the local level – consultative trainings in 14 municipalities

Within the project “Corruption at the local level – zero tolerance”, in the period from 3 until 25 July, consultative trainings will be organized in 14 municipalities. They are aimed at representatives of local NGOs, local administration and local MPs from committees dealing with budget and finance and the topics covered fall into in the sphere of the best EU anti-corruption programs and strategies.

Project covers 14 municipalities: Podgorica, Cetinje, Niksic, Danilovgrad, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Tivat, Budva, Bar, Rozaje, Pljevlja, Mojkovac, Kolasin and Pluzine.

During meetings in the municipalities, special attention is given to the following topics:

  • Public-private partnerships – accountability, transparency and efficiency; Corruption and public procurement in Montenegro; Combating corruption in employment at the local level – Jovana Marović, IA
  • Operation and capabilities of the local parliaments – Damir Nikočević, CGO
  • Control of local budgets – Marko Sošić, IA
  • Political corruption: definition and causes, political corruption and the rule of law – Boris Maric, CGO

“Corruption at the local level – zero tolerance!” is a project funded by the European Union through the EU Delegation to Montenegro in the framework of IPA 2011, and implemented by the Center for Civic Education (CCE), in cooperation with IA, as well as NGO Bonum from Pljevlja and NGO Nada from Herceg Novi.

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