Open Call for CSOs' Participation in Regional Conference

Dialogue and Cooperation with Civil Society for Better Public Administration Results | March 13-14, 2017 | Sarajevo

The TACSO Regional Office in cooperation with Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) are jointly organising a Regional Conference, Dialogue and Cooperation with Civil Society for Better Public Administration Results from March 13-14, 2017 in Sarajevo, BiH. 

The overall objective of the Regional Conference is to present and promote existing efforts of civil society in public administration reform (PAR) processes throughout the Western Balkans and Turkey (WBT), as well as to facilitate the exchange of experience and knowledge between Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and representatives of institutions on the crucial role CSOs have in the design, implementation and monitoring of public administration reform.  

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Who can apply? 
Criteria for selection of applicants: 
  • Formally registered civil society organisation in one or more of the WBT countries (countries covered by TASCO) 
  • Have three years of experience in works related to PAR and/or Open Government Partnership (OGP)
  • Member of a national or regional (WBT) network(s) that is contributing to PAR or OGP
  • Strong command of the English language 
CSOs can nominate only one of their representatives to attend. Three CSO representatives will be selected from each TACSO country to participate in the conference. 

Application procedure  
Interested applicants are requested to complete the Application Form in English and send it to the e-mail address of the TACSO office in their country by February 15, 2017 with the subject heading: PAR Conference Participation.

TACSO Albania Office
TACSO Bosnia and Herzegovina Office
TACSO Kosovo Office
TACSO Macedonian Office
TACSO Montenegro Office
TACSO Serbia Office
TACSO Turkey Office

For selected participants, TACSO will cover the travel costs (including the costs of visas, if applicable), accommodation, meals and refreshments. 

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

For any additional questions please contact
Effective Networking, Advocacy
A Capacity Building and Technical Assistance Programme for Effective Networking and Advocacy was designed by the TACSO Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Office as a response to the multiple challenges in networks’ work as identified during the implementation of TACSO 2. The programme began in February 2017 and was implemented in partnership with the Resource Centre in BiH, TACSO by VESTA.

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