Institute Alternative organized a seminar “Strengthening the Budget control in Local Self-Government” on 25 and 26 March 2011, with the support of the Canada Fund. Central topics of the seminar were possibilities for strengthening the control of the budget and external audit at the local level.
Seminar was organized for the members of the committees in the local assemblies and secretariats for budget and finances in municipalities which were selected for this research project: Nikšić, Danilovgrad, Podgorica and Herceg Novi. Representatives of the media and NGOs also participated in the seminar.
Lecturers on the seminar were: Mr. Aleksandar Damjanović, president of the Committee on economy, finance and budget in the Parliament of Montenegro, Mr. Nikola Vukićević, Head of the Sector 5 in the State Audit Institution and Ms. Žana Đukić, Counselor for local self-government financing in the Union of Municipalities of Montenegro.