Budget / EC contribution
269 951 EUR / 242 956 EUR (90%)
Municipality of Arandjelovac, Serbia
Tartu City Government, Estonia
Local self-governments in Serbia lack the information on their own revenues in their budgetary system and have no accurate estimation on their inflow and outflow, thus they face many problems in budget management and its execution, especially in accurate reporting of all municipal revenues and spending. This project will be the first step towards building up a unique budgetary system of local self-government in Serbia. Arandjelovac will introduce this concept through detailed analysis on different options how to increase control and transparency over municipal finances and then delivering comprehensive software, which will cover not only technical but also management issues in system of budget management and its execution. Also, the project aims at delivering a broad training programme to a wide range of existing municipality personnel. Main objective is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency in the use of public funds in the Municipality of Arandjelovac. The project will improve financial planning and budget management of the Municipality of Arandjelovac through introduction of new software, which will become direct tool that will not only fit to the current budgetary needs, but will adjust budget format in order to enable achieving strategic goals of the Municipality.
The overall objective of the project is improving the efficiency, effectiveness and transparency in the expenditure of public funds in the Municipality of Arandjelovac. Software with unique format will be produced and implemented in the Municipality of Arandjelovac to improve its budget management, budget execution and reporting process. Capacity building in using the software will be conducted for local administration staff who is responsible for budgetary management and reporting and new procedures which ensure a greater clarity and transparency in the decision making process will be established.
The specific objectives of the project are: