This edition focuses in particular on the regulation, management and financing of decentralized social sector services in South-East Europe. The report provides a comparative overview and then a detailed analysis of the local government responsibilities in education, social care and protection and public health in South-East Europe, how they are regulated, managed and financed for all South-East European economies.
PLATFORMA and NALAS, present the first Decentralised Cooperation Handbook, compiled through a coordinated effort of a core group of coalition partners. The DC Handbook is a joint effort to provide a source of concrete examples on European local and regional governments’ international action with partners abroad and allows insights on the diversity of territories and partnerships.
NALAS has published the Decentralisation and Local Public Administration Reform in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine: Learning from the past – preparing for the future and Status Reports on the Progress of Decentralisation Reform in in Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. The studies aim to consolidate lessons learned over three decades of reform and help the local government associations prepare for the reform next steps in their countries.