Official title of the project

Local Networking for Sustainable Development


Project information

CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2011 Theme 2: Civic and capacity building initiatives
Region / City
Total budget of programme / project

136,445.00 EUR

Implementation period
2012. Nov - 2014. Jul
Expected results
  1. Local political, business and civil society leaders more knowledgeable and skilled in key sustainable development strategies at the global, EU and national levels, able to create, pursue and implement policies;
  2. Established contacts and initiated communication among politicians, policy-decision, opinion-makers and civil society and business sector leaders at the local level in Serbia and Kosovo;
  3. Improved relations between local communities in Serbia and Kosovo;
  4. More transparent, participative, inclusive and efficient local governance in fields related to local environmental sustainable development.

Citizens of Serbia and Kosovo, in particular in the select municipalities / cities


Kosovo Foundation for Open Society (KFOS), Kosovo

Summary of the project

The focus of the action is to enhance the regional cooperation and good neighbourly relations through new partnerships and civil society dialogue between Serbia, Kosovo and Croatia, especially among the local policy and civil society leaders. The action provides knowledge sharing and trainings in skills of vital importance to building capacity for civic action, promoting civil society development and inter-sectoral as well as inter-municipal networking.

Programme/Project objectives

Overall objective of the action was to contribute to the development of democratic dialogue on issues relevant for sustainable development through enhancing good neighbouring relations and regional cooperation on the local level.