Yerevan State University Ijevan Branch

UNIVERSITARIANS TOOK PART IN SEMINAR ON “THE PECULIARITIES OF MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES IN DENMARK”

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 On November 2 of 2018, at YSU Ijevan Civic Youth Center, one of the experts of “Together 4 Armenia” platform, Inga Grigoryan held a seminar-discussion on “The peculiarities of the Municipal  authorities in Denmark”, organized by “Bridge of Hope” NGO in partnership with “Together 4” platform and  Ijevan Civic Youth Center.

The seminar was attended by YSU IB staff, representatives of Tavush regional administration, Tavush Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church, representatives of non-governmental organizations, students and active citizens.

Agenda:

  • The structure and functions of the Local Self-Government Bodies in Denmark
  • Social Assistance Procedures, Criteria
  • Local self-government cooperation mechanisms, experience
  • Community Budget: transparency and accountability

The Trainer, Inga Grigoryan, who lives in the city of Vejle in Denmark and works at the Municipality of Vejle, noticed that the principles of working in the Danish and Armenian municipalities were different. For example, the mayor of Vejle controls all the structures, there is the principle of “one window”, all the structures of the city are in one place, so the work is easier and more efficient.

The seminar entitled “The peculiarities of Municipal authorities in Denmark” was in an interactive and engaging atmosphere, and various issues were discussed.

At the end of the seminar, Inga Grigoryan expressed her readiness to meet again in Ijevan and to support the work carried out.