|Centre of Expertise for Local Government Reform|
Current and recent activities
In 2008, the Association of Communities had approached the Centre of
Expertise asking for support in updating the Training Needs Assessment.
The Association accepted to lead, coordinate and implement the
activity and the Centre of Expertise provided an expert to design the
survey methodology and tools, and to prepare the final document.
The TNA encompassed two components:
1) qualitative research was implemented based on a series of
in-depth individual interviews with heads of local government
departments in Marzpetarans (rayons) and representatives from the
Ministry of Territorial Administration.
(2) a representative survey was conducted on a sample of local
government units in Armenia (267 village and 61 town