CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2013 Theme 1: Fight against corruption
Total budget of programme / project
2014. Nov - 2016. May
- CSOs and citizens in Serbia gain free access to an online budget advocacy manual and a toolkit for communication with local governments and citizens;
- 10 local CSOs have knowledge and skills and use budget advocacy manual and toolkit in advocating transparent and open budgeting and contribute to eradication of corruption;
- Citizens become more aware of the ways to hold governments accountable;
- Prompted with CSOs advocacy initiatives, 10 local governments become more transparent and engage with citizens in discussion about policy/budget priorities.
Local CSOs, their constituencies and Serbian citizens.
Summary of the project
Delivery of capacity building trainings on budget advocacy and on-going mentorship are empowering local CSOs to implement campaigns for resolving of budget issues specific to their communities. Using the skills and tools for evidence-based budget advocacy, they are building more interest in increased citizens’ participation in the budgeting process and improving general budget literacy.
Delivery of capacity building trainings on budget advocacy and on-going mentorship support will empower CSOs from 10 local communities to implement campaigns for resolving of budget issues specific to their communities.