Annual Update 2018 VNG International
‘We were working under the rules and regulations made by the government and were out of touch with the voices of the people. But now we are able to listen to the problems people are facing’.
U Aung Kyan, Ward Administrator Myeik
‘As a result of the project, we were able to convince the Development Municipal Affairs Committee to include the budget for this drainage system in their planning’.
U Hein Htet
Loka Ahlinn Social Development Network, Dawei
Involving Citizens in Decision Making by strengthening local government
of Participatory and Accountable Local Governance in Tanintharyi Region (PALGO)
> The project aims at enhancing the capacities of local authorities (LAs) in the region, in participatory development planning and accountable financial management processes; at strengthening active engagement and dialogue between LAs, local civil society (including women and youth) and business associations in ways that foster public participation, transparency, accountability and communication; and at promoting in-country knowledge of and support for participatory and accountable local governance through development and dissemination of sustainable and innovative models, tools, research and resource materials.