On 30 October 2017, IDM Albania coordinated the second meeting of PAR National Working Group (NWG) in Tirana, Albania. This meeting was organized as part of the regional WeBER project, financed by the European Commission and co-financed by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Participants in the meeting included 30 CSO representatives from Albania, which form the NWG for monitoring the Public Administration Reform.
During the first session of the meeting, Aleka Papa, WeBER Researcher presented the progress of the WeBER PAR Monitor in Albania, given that the first wave of monitoring at the national level has started in October. Next, grantees of the Small Grant Facility for civil society monitoring of PAR at local level, presented their preliminary findings.
During the second session, the NWG members discussed their potential inputs to the Annual Report of the European Commission for Albania and provided proposals to be addressed during the Third Regional Meeting of the WeBER Platform in Skopje on November 1-2 2017.
NWGs are national consultative mechanism for participation of civil society in the dialogue with relevant public authorities on design and monitoring of PAR processes in the WB. NWGs are constituted in each of the WB country as national extensions for dialogue on PAR of the wider mechanism – regional WeBER Platform.
There is a permanent open call for expression of interest for CSOs to join the NWGs.
This article was originally published on: www.idmalbania.org