NALAS Regional Decentralisation Observatory
|Name||NALAS Regional Decentralisation Observatory|
|Country||The whole region|
|Priority Theme||EU Integrations|
|Implementing Organisations||NALAS - Network of Associations of Local Authorities of the South-East Europe|
|Partner Organisations||KDZ and AACT, Regional Cooperation Council, OSCE Missions in the region|
|Last update||18. 2. 2019 by Giebhart|
Objectives and results
Development of the RDO - Regional Decentralization Observatory - a set of indicators as a tool to measure the process of decentralization in the Western Balkans.
- Workshop with CEMR in Vienna, 19 May 2017
- Workshop in Jahorina, Sarajevo, 12-13 September 2017
- Workshop in Vienna, 5-6 December 2017
- Workshop in Belgrade, 6-7 Juni 2018
- Workshop in Skopje, 14-15 November 2018
Over the course of five workshops between 2017 and 2018, the instrument was developed by NALAS, with support of the KDZ, the OSCE and partners from the Western Balkans region. A final version of the Regional Decentralization Observatory (RDO), a set of indicators to measure the process of decentralization in the Western Balkans, was presented to project partners in Skopje in November 2018.
- short videos from the December 2017 Workshop:
The RDO comprises a set of almost 100 indicators within the four dimensions „Autonomy of Local Governments“, „Quality of Local Services“, „Participation and Responsiveness“ and „Local Government Association´s Involvement in Policy Dialogue“. A link to the full RDO indicators will soon be posted.
Further information and contact
The complete RDO was presented to and tested by the project partners from the region in November 2018, final alterations are currently being made.