Presentation of new data on web portal on local budgets – Moj Grad (My City)

Presentation of the project results

“Monitoring of the local budgets in Montenegro – www.mojgrad.me

Institute alternative, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Montenegro and the Ministry of Finance organizes presentation of the results of the project “Monitoring of the local budget in Montenegro – www.mojgrad.me.”

Introductory remarks:

  • Nikola Vukićević, Deputy Minister for Budget at Ministry of Finance
  • Sanja Bojanić, Democratic Governance and Economy and Environment Team Leader at UNDP Montenegro
  • Stevo Muk, President of the Managing Board at Institute alternative

Presentation of project results:

  • Marko Sošić, Public Policy Researcher at Institute alternative

Address: UN Eco Building, Stanka Dragojevica bb, Podgorica, Montenegro

Date: Wednesday, 16th September 2015, 11. a.m.

The web portal www.mojgrad.me is a project of visualization of budget data at the local level and is the first of its kind in Montenegro. The web portal provides the ability search for budget data for each municipality separately, and the possibility of data comparison with other municipalities or regions, according to the established range of indicators. Budget visualization is the result of the project “Monitoring of local budgets” aimed at increasing the transparency of local finances, implemented by NGO Alternative Institute in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme, and with the financial support of the Ministry of Finance.

In addition to budget data, the web portal contains the audit reports of the final account, explanations of key budget concepts and budget cycle at the local level, as well as the most interesting media articles on local finances. The Strategic Development Plan of the Capital is also visualised in order to make the planned projects more receptive.

For additional information, please contact:

Nađa Radulović, Public Relations at Ministry of Finance of Montenegro,

Tel: +382 20 224 – 581; E-mail: mf@mif.gov.me

Marko Sošić, Public Policy Researcher at IA,

Tel. 020 268 686, Mob: 067 239 807, E-mail: marko@institut-alternativa.org

Ivana Vujović, Communication assistant at UNDP in Montenegro,

Tel: +382 20 44 74 41, Mob: 069 681 222, E-mail: ivana.vujovic@undp.org

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