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Workshop "Public Administration and Civil Society - models of cooperation in designing public policies“

On Wednesday, 20th of March 2013 Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs, in collaboration with the National School of Public Administration, organized one-day workshop  on "Public Administration and Civil Society - models of cooperation in designing public policies ". Workshop was held for the officials who frequently cooperate with NGOs, other civil society organizations, officials included in preparation of strategic documents and regulations, state administration officials working on registration of NGOs and implementation of other directives that are regulating activities of NGOs and civil society organizations.

At the workshops, 20 participants were from government bodies, public institutions, local and regional self-government and state administration offices were familiarized with the role of civil society in the global environment, normative and institutional framework for the development of civil society in Croatia, the system of financing projects and programs of civil society organizations from public sources and the importance of involving civil society in the shaping of public policy.
It is important to emphasize that the workshop about the possibilities and the necessity of cooperation with civil society organizations is in line with the activities envisaged in the National Strategy for the Creation of an Enabling Environment for Civil Society Development from 2012 to 2016. Besides the workshop on civil society and public administration, the Government office for cooperation with NGOs with the National School for Public Administration developed an additional two modules on effective implementation of consultations with the public in the process of adopting laws, regulations and acts, as well as improving the procedures for allocation of funds from public sources to civil society projects and programs on the regional and local level.
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National foundation
Croatian companies’ donations
EU Tenders
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