Public call for participation in consultation meeting on the development of the Action Plan for implementation of the Open Government Partnership initiative in the Republic of Serbia for 2018 – 2020 in Šabac

The Civic Initiatives on behalf of the consortium of civil society organizations, in cooperation with the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, invites you to the second  in a series of consultation meetings on the development of Action Plan for implementation of the Open Government Partnership initiative in the Republic of Serbia  for the period 2018 – 2020.

The meeting is aimed to provide full transparency and involvement of all interested civil society organizations, local self-government units, business community and the media in the process of drafting and monitoring a new Action Plan. The second out of three meetings will be held on Monday, 8 October, 2018, 12:00 to 15:00, in the Centre for Professional Development in Šabac (No.1A Nikole Tesle Street). To apply send an e-mail to ivanat@gradjanske.org  or ivan.m.grujic@gmail.com  not later than 5 October at 15:00. The Open Government Partnership is an international multi-stakeholder initiative launched in 2011 that aims to provide support to participating countries in creating an open, transparent and accountable administration, citizen-oriented. The Republic of Serbia joined this initiative in 2012, and implemented two action plans since then, while the third action plan, which is subject of consultations, is expected to be adopted by the end of this year. Further information on the implementation of the Open Government Partnership initiative in the Republic of Serbia and the current process of new action plan development can be found on the website of the Ministry of Public Administration and Local Self-Governments, which coordinates participation in this initiative. The consortium of organizations which received support for partner participation in developing the Third Action Plan of the Open Government Partnership from the Open Government partnership Trust Fund includes the Civic Initiatives, Transparency Serbia, Online Media Association, Educational Center Leskovac, National Parliament Leskovac and Media and Reform Center Niš.

 

NOTE: Reimbursement of travel expenses is provided to participants of the consultation meeting in Šabac in the amount of return bus ticket, whereby bus ticket or confirmation of bus ticket price shall be delivered.