Local Governance Pilot Project implementation phase kicks off in Tunis


As part of the Tunisian Local Governance Pilot Project (TLG2P), a mission took place in Tunisia during 16 – 20 December to mark the formalisation of the partnership between the National Federation of Tunisian Cities (FNVT), the Directorate General of Local Authorities (DGCL) in the Tunisian Interior Ministry, the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and SKL International. The fully-packed programme included the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the project partners, the first project Steering Committee meeting and the first of five regional consultation workshops on local democracy, service delivery and human resources involving over 60 representatives from Special Delegations, Municipalities and civil society organisations in Tunis region. In addition, a combined SKL International team composed of Swedish and Turkish experts carried out a ‘Peer Consultation’ which included recommendations for the future development of FNVT.