Donor: World Vision Albania
The Institute for Democracy and Mediation was selected by World Vision Albania (WVA), among many other competitors under the call launched by this organization, to prepare the curricula for and to deliver a total of 24 training workshops with Kurbin area municipal / commune councils and local government administrations on participatory planning, budgeting and monitoring, and on public relations. The IDM proposal under this call was designed in accordance with the terms of reference, with the purpose to assist the consolidation of capacities and skills of local government authorities in Lac, Mamurras and Milot to work together towards an open, transparent, inclusive and accountable local governance system that is guided by the citizens’ needs and concerns. In May 2009, the IDM team with the support of the WVA Kurbin Programme has successfully delivered 12 training workshops on participatory planning, budgeting and monitoring with representatives of the target groups from the aforementioned areas. Albania companies The remaining trainings, on the second component of this contract – public relations, are scheduled for July 2009. They will be followed by a series of follow up activities of IDM trainers and the target group representatives.