CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2011 Theme 2: Civic and capacity building initiatives
Total budget of programme / project
2012. Nov - 2014. Jul
- 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;
- 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;
- Improved relations between local communities in Serbia and Kosovo;
- 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.
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.