Dozens of community leaders, council of elders members, community servants attended the webinar on Financial Issues of Local Self-Government in Armenia

Dozens of community leaders, council of elders members, community servants attended the webinar on Financial Issues of Local Self-Government in Armenia

30.07.2020

Decentralization of powers of state bodies, financial decentralization, fiscal decentralization, formation of local tax administration system, creation of local tax: these issues were discussed during the webinar on financial issues of local self-government in Armenia.

On July 30 a webinar on the topic of ''Current financial issues of local self-government in Armenia'' was organized.

The webinar was organized by the Union of Communities of Armenia in the framework of ''Colloboration towards sustainable development of cities - Common Challenges, Common Solutions'' project with financial support of Visegrad Fund.

The project's partners are the Association of Polish Cities, Union of Towns and Cities of Slovakia, Hungarian National Association of Local Authorities (TÖOSZ), Rádlo municipality. The objective of the project is to assist the communities in developing staff capacities.

The webinar was hosted by Council of Europe expert Artak Yergenyan. The webinar was attended by dozens of community leaders, council of elders members, community servants and for other stakeholders.

The discussions were also held on the provision of effective mechanisms for equalization of financial resources as a result of financial and fiscal decentralization.

The need of a multi-level management system was highlighted. The participants also asked questions to the expert.

The webinars are continuous. Union of Communities of Armenia organizes the webinars on following topics:

-Current legal Issues of local self-government in Armenia

-Current financial issues of local self-government in Armenia,

-European Charter of Local Self-Government and the State of Local Democracy in Armenia,

-COVID-19: legal framework for LSG bodies and practical issues.

The participants of the webinars selected by project by their high activity and initiativeness will have the opportunity to participate in study visit to Poland.

 

 

 

 

 


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