Local Governance with a Rights Based Approach

The overall goal of the training is to strengthen the municipalities’ capacity and contribute to the ongoing and new change management processes designed to achieve socioeconomic development. The goal is also to strengthen the institutional capacity and the integration of a rights based thinking at local level and in the municipal service.

The following countries are eligible for the programme: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine.

The programme period: 2019-2020.

Participants should be politicians, decision-makers and officials from both municipal and regional councils and administrations. Applicants from a voluntary organization cooperating with the local or regional administration and working in the field of local development and democracy, decentralization or good governance, with a focus on human rights are also welcome to apply as a part of the team.

Application period to the next round of this programme is now closed.

Local governance with a Rights Based Approach 2019-2020 (PDF)