PROGRAMMES FOR CAPACITY
Activities in 2012
The Croatian handbook was published early January 2012 and was presented
on 15 March 2012 in Zagreb in the presence of representatives from local
authorities and from the Ministry of Public Administration.
In April 2012, the Croatian Association of Municipalities organized a
first training for local officials based on the CoE-UNDP-LGI Toolkit
with the aim of offering the IMC training course on a regular basis.
Activities in 2011
The Technical analysis on IMC was published in January 2011 and the
final IMC manual was prepared
The Croatian Association of Municipalities attended a training (18-20
April) on the
Leadership Academy Programme and on the European Label of Governance
Excellence – ELOGE, in the context of the Centre’s activities in Turkey
Croatian Association of Municipalities attended a meeting on
ELoGE, 5-6 December
Supported by a voluntary contribution the Open Foundation Society
Publication and dissemination of the Toolkit on Inter-Municipal
Implementation of the IMC project in Croatia by the Croatian Association
of Municipalities in co-operation with the Association of Towns and the
Ministry of Public Administration (the Ministry).
- preparation of a comprehensive technical analysis on the current
environment for IMC in Croatia.
- setting up of A national Working Group of experts on IMC from the
Associations of Towns and Municipalities, the Ministry and
the Council of Europe to support the project
- first meeting of the Working Group, 2 July, Zagreb, to prepare
the framework of the technical analysis of the IMC environment,
identify relevant information and material, and discuss
the framework of the Croatian Toolkit on IMC.
- outline for the analysis developed and agreed upon and the
- technical analysis completed and a comprehensive report prepared
(includes a review of the institutional, legal and financial
framework for IMC, identifies challenges and
opportunities for IMC and provides case studies of IMC in Croatia)
Series of Capacity Building projects
In co-operation with:
Croatian Associations of Municipalities
International Training of Trainers, November
Inter-municipal Co-operation (IMC)
November 2009, Strasbourg.
A detailed programme on IMC was devised by the National Association of
Municipalities to be implemented in Croatia in 2010.