The project was launched in order to establish a systematic cooperation in creating and implementing public policies at local level, having in mind a previous lack of systematic communication and constructive cooperation between local government and relevant stakeholders of local public policies.
A systematic cooperation between local government and local public policies stakeholders, in the formo f public consultations within working groups (established within the project) dealing with respective thematic field. Regular meetings of working groups and constructive cooperation directly influence democratic processes and effectiveness of public policies. Moreover, a better cooperation between stakeholders has been achieved, and stakeholders’ are enabled for a more efficient participation in participating at policy-making and decision-making procedures. Sustainability of the project has been agreed and defined at partnership meetings., and partners signed a Charter on sustainability whereby they committed themselves to implement public consultations even after the official end of the project. The Charter also defines a dynamics of public consultations and tasks and responsibilities of each partner.