The event dedicated to signing the Grant Agreements with the “Voice of Citizens and Accountability of LSG: Budgetary Process” Project (hereinafter – the Project) and the local self-government bodies - winners of the Small Grants Program competition will be held on March 23, 2018 in Bishkek with participation of the representatives of the Embassy of Switzerland in the KR, the President’s and Government Administrations, the State Agency for Local Self-Governance and Interethnic Relations (SALSGIR) under the Government of KR and the Union of LSG of KR state agencies and bodies of LSG.
“In 2018 the grant amount is 1,000,000 som per one project. All applications submitted were aimed addressing real problems discussed and selected as priority during public hearings and village gatherings organized by the LSG bodies. The evaluation of the projects and selection of the winners were conducted by the independent Steering Committee. Local self-government bodies will implement the projects according to the national legislation. Local keneshes and local communities will directly monitor the projects implementation. Thus, LSG bodies and local communities will learn to jointly address the local priorities that exist in their municipalities and the grant funds will be allocated to finance the projects targeted at addressing the issues of local significance and improving people’s livelihoods at the local level.”- commented Bekbolot Bekiev, the Project Manager.
Details are available by the following link: http://vap.kg/en/press_room/press/full/115.html