05 october 2011
The General Secretary of MLGA, Mr. Besnik Osmani is participating in the First World Forum of Local Development Agencies entitled “Territory, Economy and Local Governance: New Glances in Changing Times" which is being held in Seville, Spain.
05 October 2011
On the first day of the Forum, Mr. Besnik Osmani presented the theme "Public Policies for territorial development" that has provided information to participants about the establishment and development of five Regional Agencies in Kosova and their operation.
Presentation of Mr. Osmani, was welcomed by the participants in the forum, especially for the fact that Kosova has made progress in establishing regional development agencies for development and implementation of numerous projects which are conducted in the field of inter-municipal and cross-border cooperation.
In the forum “Territory, Economy and Local Governance: New Glances in Changing Times" positive assessment by participants was given to the presentation given by the General Secretary of Local Government Administration, Mr. Besnik Osmani for the presentation of the achievements that Kosova has marked in the field of decentralization process particularly bringing decision-making system closer to the citizens.
Many separate meetings with representatives of states, local authorities, community development agencies and donors from Spain, Italy, Peru, Bolivia, Germany, France etc were developed in the first global forum on “Territory, Economy and Local Governance: New Glances in Changing Times".
The focus of discussion was the possibility of involvement of agencies and their projects in developing and promoting local economic development by helping local authorities and domestic business entities to promote employment and promote Kosovo’s products in foreign markets.
Over 600 participants from different countries are participating in this forum.