The twentieth issue of the bulletin “Our Union”

Pages from Bilten ZOCG za mailThe 20th issue of the Union’s Bulletin “Our Union” is published.

The bulletin includes an interview that the editorial board had with Dr. Zoran Srzentic, Mayor of the Municipality of Bar, and the most important information from the Union of Municipalities Executive Board’ s session. Special attention in this issue is dedicated to the Report on the state of local democracy in Montenegro, with recommendations, adopted by the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe at the recently held Congress autumn session in Strasbourg. In addition, summarizes the information from the fifth session of the Joint Consultative Committee between Montenegro and the Committee of the Regions, which was held in early November in Cetinje, as well as with a number important international activities in which the Union of Municipalities and its representatives took part.

The bulletin presents the activities of the the Union of Municipalities working bodies – Committee for financing of local government and the Working Group for communal services and the environment, as well as Network of municipal project managers, and a special emphasis has been given to the Union’s Initiative for the disposal of the Law on Communal Police. An important place in this issue of the Bulletin is provided to the basic recommendations from the recently adopted Analysis of organization of local self-government. Bulletin contains information on the activities undertaken in preparation of the analysis of training needs in local government units in 2015-2016, the activities of local government units in terms of encouraging the employment of young people, adult education, energy efficiency and the prevention of corruption at the local level. The realization of this year’s Program of best practices in local government announced, and the most significant excerpts from the NALAS press on facing local authorities with the challenges and impacts of the refugee crisis in Southeast Europe are presented.

By continuing the practice of presenting the most important activities of local governments, “Our Union” in this issue contains a large number of information from local government units, thus bulletin fully proves its commitment to the most important events in the municipalities in Montenegro.

Bulletin no.20(PDF)