The National Institute for Economic Research has organized two training sessions in the context of the European project “Introducing EU standards in Moldova: towards a new model of cooperation and planning”
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The National Institute for Economic Research has organized two training sessions in the context of the European project “Introducing EU standards in Moldova: towards a new model of cooperation and planning”


During 5 – 6th of May 2014, The National Institute for Economic Research has organized two training sessions on Strategic Planning and Inter-municipal Cooperation. 

The training sessions addressed the following topics: aspects of cooperation between central, regional and local governments, theoretical and practical aspects of strategic planning, case studies, etc. 

 

The first day of the training was devoted to strategic planning practices in the European Union, with a particular emphasis on the Hungarian experience. Ms. Viktoria Jozsa from Szent Istvan University, Hungary presented the territorial-administrative levels in the EU and their characteristics. Theoretical aspects of planning were also discussed and later, representatives from the Local Public Administration present at the training conducted a practical exercise that consisted in developing a program document based on the EU programming structure.

 

  On the second day of training, Mr. Dawid Szescilo, representative of the European Movement Forum from Poland presented the classification of the territorial levels in the EU and their characteristics with a focus on Poland’s practices. Various forms of inter -municipal cooperation, collaboration areas and opportunities and barriers to effective collaboration between governments of different levels were also discussed.

The training was held in the context of the European project “Introducing EU standards in Moldova: towards a new model of cooperation and planning”. This is the first project under the Extended Standard Program funded by the Visegrad, which for the first time in Moldova will be implemented by the National Institute of Economic Research.

The project aims to contribute to regional development by increasing the capacity of government institutions responsible for public administration and skills development in Moldova.

The training was attended by delegates from the local government bodies from the Republic of Moldova.