Assistant Administrator of USAID for Europe and Eurasia at the Workshop with Officials of Seven Partner Local Governments
May 16, 2019
USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia, Brock Bierman and representatives of USAID Mission in Serbia, attended the workshops with the representatives of Sombor, Šabac, Vranje, Raška, Sjenica, Dimitrovgrad and Vrnjačka Banja and representatives of Transparency Serbia where they discussed the Local Transparency Index (LTI).
The participants discussed the importance of the support of the USAID Government Accountability Initiative and the impact of cooperation between GAI and local self-governments in the defined areas to improve the results of the Local Transparency Index in the next cycles of conducting this research. The areas of cooperation include the improvement of web presentations, transparency of the budget process, the involvement of citizens in the process of developing local policies, development, implementation, and monitoring of local anti-corruption plans, improvement of the quality of local services and transparency of the work of local public enterprises and many others.