Updated an existing methodology to assess the service delivery capacity of municipalities in Turkey and the Western Balkans taking into account developments since the methodology was first developed, in particular the need for municipalities to mitigate the impact of the global financial crisis at the local level.
The objective of the assignment was to develop a methodology to assess the capacities of municipalities in the countries of the Western Balkans, Kosovo and Turkey to provide quality basic services. This methodology complemented the draft IPA Absorption Capacity Methodology that had already been developed by UNDP-BRC. The new methodology was based on (1) UNDP’s approach … Read more
The project aimed to develop new understandings, capacities, and approaches amongst local elected leaders to help them become more citizen-oriented, responsive and accountable. It also aimed to develop young leaders, especially women, to participate actively in local democracy.
This project provided legislative support to central actors engaged in the reform of local self-government in Ukraine, and it supported civil service institutions with new concepts and approaches for training and human resource management in local self-government administrations.
Reviewed projects in Belarus, Georgia, and Moldova in the areas of human rights, good governance and fight against corruption, electoral reform, and local government.
These programmes covered, respectively, Roma community – local authority mediation; and Roma community participation in local decision-making processes. The evaluation covered Bulgaria, FYROM, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, and Ukraine. The programmes emphasised gender and active and meaningful participation of women in decision-making processes.
The Women in Politics project (WiP) project is implemented jointly by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Armenia and OxYGen Foundation. The project commenced in November 2018 and is due to be competed in 2021. The overall goal of the project is to increase the political participation of women, with specific focus on enhanced representation … Read more
Developed an evaluation methodology and terms of reference for an end of project evaluation. The overall objective of the evaluation is to generate knowledge from the project experience in supporting local authorities and their national associations, mainly the Association of Ukrainian Cities (AUC), in their efforts to promote ethical decision-making and more citizen-oriented, inclusive, responsive … Read more
The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe implemented the project ‘Reinforcing the culture of dialogue and consultation of local authorities in the Republic of Moldova’ within the Council of Europe Action Plan for the Republic of Moldova 2017-2020. This baseline assessment of the institutional position of the Congress of Local … Read more