Category Archive Municipality of Gabes

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Renewal of the Participatory Budgeting in Gabes

In February 2015, the municipality of Gabes decided to renew the implementation of the Participatory Budgeting process which started in 2014. For the second year, the municipality of Gabes decided to re-open the budgetary line related to the embellishment of the city to the citizen participation, as well as to add a new budgetary lines related to the roads, the pavements, the public lightening …).



Capacity Building seminar for municiplalities_ 2014

The Associative Action organized on the 22nd – 23rd of January 2015, a capacity building seminar for the 4 pioneer municipalities which adopted the Participatory Budgeting process (La Marsa, Menzel Bourguiba, Tozeur, Gabes). The goal of the seminar was to empower the 4 municipalities to be able to re-implement the Participatory Budgeting process in 2015.


The inter-municipal seminar of the Participatory Budgeting_2014

The Associative Action organized organized, on the 17th of October 2014 in Tunis, the first Participatory Budgeting inter-municipalities seminar. The seminar gathered the first 4 municipalities which implemented the Participatory Budgeting in Tunisia (la Marsa, Menzel Bourguiba, Tozeur et Gabès) in order to sustain the process, exchange experiences and create the first Tunisian inter-municipal network of the Participatory Budgeting.

The seminar resulted in the signature of inter-municipal support agreement between the 4 participant municipalities, in terms of the implementation of the Participatory Budgeting process. Moreover, The Associative Action exploited the opportunity to present its Manual of the Participatory Budgeting, which describes in details all the steps and the activities of the process and how to implement them (see document below).



Training of the citizen delegates of Gabes

In order to ensure the success of the monitoring mission, the Associative Action organized a training session for the citizen delegates of the municipality of Gabes on the implementation process of the municipal projects. The technical services of the municipality as well as the local facilitators of the Participatory Budgeting attended this session as well.

The training presented all the administrative and on-the-ground steps related to the implementation of municipal projects. By the end of the training, every citizen delegate received a copy of a monitoring and evaluation guide of the municipal projects, edited by the Associative Action in collaboration with the technical services of the municipality.

  • NB : thereafter an updated version of the monitoring and evaluation guide for the municipal projects
  • NB : the guide exists only in arabic language since it was designed mainly to be used by the citizen delegates