Meeting of the Working Group on Local Government
WG Programme Coordinators:
Michiel S de Vries, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Daniel Klimovsky, Comenius University, Slovakia
Place: 29th NISPAcee Annual Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Date: October 21-23, 2021
Main theme of the conference: "Citizens' Engagement and Empowerment - The Era of Collaborative Innovation in Governance"
11 papers were presented in the frame of 3 working group sessions:
WG 1 had three sessions on Local Government, of which two physical and one online.
As for the online session, five interesting papers were presented in total, namely a paper on municipal fiscal capacity in Slovenia (Irena Baclija presented this), paper on the Czech experience with bottom-up driven inter-municipal cooperation (Marek Jetmar), paper on recent municipal reform in Russia (Elizaveta Kuznetsova), paper on relationship between climate change awareness and responses in Slovakia (Veronika Tóth), and paper on inter-agency network for regional education policy in Estonia (Kersten Kattai).