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23 mei

Choosing the right type of strategic planning in Libyan municipalities during the crisis

"After four years at the helm of municipalities, the strategic planning document that the municipality produced at the start-up was our guide in all the periods we have been through. Admittedly, it was not possible for us to carry out all the planned projects, but we had a repository for our action ". With these words, Mohamed Snam, Mayor of Wazen, talked about his experience in strategic planning in his municipality.

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Libyan Tunisian border municipalities Develop their Common Capacities in Lobbying and Advocacy

The Libyan and Tunisian border municipalities have increasingly undertaken institutionalised and structured relationships through the activities of the EU funded ''Libya Local Governance and Stabilisation Programme''.

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Egypt: Support to Public Administration Reform and Local Development, €4,1 M

Turkey: improving participatory local investment planning, €1,9 M

Jordan: Intern. municipal assistance to Al Zaa'tari refugee camp & local governments Al Mafraq Governorate

Decentralised cooperation with 9 developing countries Dutch min. Foreign Affairs: €22.5 M

Interlinking Peace Building, Decentralisation and Development. Dutch Min. Foreign Affairs, €4,57 M

The Global Goals Municipality Campaign

Social Accountability and basic public service delivery. World Bank Grant Scheme

Syrian refugee crisis: Building Resilience in the Lebanon Beqaa’ Valley

Myanmar: Township Level Technical Assistance in Mon and Tanintharyi

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