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Alexandr Avanesov

Concept of local government reforms presented to CDDG

Concept of local government reforms presented to CDDG

ArmInfo.Armenia will continue active cooperation with its partners in the Council of Europe in the exchange of best practices in local government reforms and the development of principles of democratic governance, Armenia's Deputy Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructures Vache Terteryan stated at the 18th meeting of the European Committee on Democracy and Governance (CDDG). 

According to the press service of the Ministry of Territorial  Administration and Infrastructures of the Republic of Armenia, during  the meeting the results of the committee's annual work were summed  up, in particular with regard to the principles of democratic good  governance, democratic participation, multi- level governance, green  public administration and electronic voting.

In his speech, the Deputy Minister presented the latest reforms  implemented in Armenia and praised the long-term cooperation and  support from the Council of Europe. Terteryan presented the  achievements of the RA government in implementing the reform program  in the field of administrative-territorial management, the adoption  of a concept that determines the scope of further decentralization  and sustainable development of local self-government. The concept  aims to strengthen local democracy and promote community empowerment  and sustainable development.

The document defines the principles, problems and goals of  decentralization, proposed solutions aimed at decentralizing powers  in areas, expected results and sources of financing, and the scope of  possible actions that need to be taken in the coming years.  

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