Ensure Resources for Inclusion
1 June 2017 - 30 November 2017
The main objective of the project was to improve conditions for the participation of PWDs and their organizations in the planning, development, implementation and monitoring of the Annual Budget of the Capital Podgorica during the implementation of the project. Through the project, the organization gathered and analysed data and documents related to participation of PWDs in planning, adoption, implementation and monitoring of realization of the budgets of Capital Podgorica. Two focus groups with representatives of PWDs and local authorities have been conducted and analysed. Additionally, through advocacy activities, the awareness of the importance of this issue of representatives of Capital Podgorica and the whole public has been raised. The representatives of local institutions, who participated in the focus group and meetings, have expressed their willingness for collaboration with AYDM on the project issue. In that sense, collaboration with the Assembly of Capital Podgorica, The Secretariate for Finance and The Council for Issues of PWDs on concrete advocacy and educational activities was agreed.
Managing for Results in Local self-governments
1 June 2017 - 31 March 2018
The overall goal of the project was to advance transparency, accountability and efficiency of local authorities through improved and participatory process of policy development and coordination. The project was implemented in municipalities of Niksic and Kotor in Montenegro. Implementation of the activities led to following results: The activities lead to the following results: R1: Providing mechanisms to local self-governments for more transparent, accountable and efficient policy development and policy coordination. R2: Improving mechanisms for citizen participation in policy development and informing about local policies results and impacts. R3: Raising awareness about the importance of resulted-based policy development and efficient policy coordination in local self-governments.
I have the right to know! Accountable municipalities in citizens’ service
1 June 2017 - 31 December 2017
The overall objective of the project was the contribution to the improvement of accountability and transparency of local self-governments in Montenegro in line with the principles of good governance. The specific objective was the strengthening of cooperation between the NGOs on a national and local level with local media for the better efficiency in the implementation of Free Access to Information Law (FAI) in the municipalities of Kotor, Podgorica and Pljevlja.
With Cooperation and Dialogue to Better Local Governance
1 June 2017 - 31 January 2018
Main objective of the project is to contribute to increasing the level of citizen participation in the process of local government reform in Kolasin. One of the main activities of the project was "Open Doors" which consisted of regular monthly meetings between the Municipality of Kolasin, NGOs, and media. High-quality discussions an exchange of information resulted into the increased level of participation cooperation between the local authorities, civil society organizations and the media at the local level.
Proactive Local Government and Citizens Participation
1 June 2017 - 28 February 2018
The objective of the project is monitoring the work of Local Self-Government bodies (Ulcinj) through monitoring of public administration accountability, contributing to the capacity building of NGOs and local media in support of public administration reform at the local level. The greatest achievement of this project is the Monitoring Report on transparency and accountability of Ulcinj Local Self-Government. This report published information that are very important for the overall work of the Local Administration, but primarily for the local community. Local officials themselves were not aware of the extent to which the work of the Municipal Authorities and Services was non-transparent. Critics came from all sides, while decision makers in the Municipality expressed readiness to approach major changes in this area.