Strengthening institutional frameworks for local governance

Specific objective 1: support the ongoing process of reform of local government in participating countries.

Indicator: consistency of the legislative framework improved and new by-laws streamlined in at least three beneficiary countries and targeted recommendations are developed for the joint use.


Specific objective 2: promote ethical behaviour by locally elected representatives in the region

Indicator: more efficient, transparent and ethical governance at local level is developed in at least three EaP countries.


Specific objective 3: support the improvement of financial and human resources management of local administrations based on European standards and benchmarking processes

Indicator: European standard local finance benchmarking tool is further developed and the adapted domestic versions are available. They lead to improved legislation, local regulations.