Category Archive Municipality of la Marsa

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Renewal of the Participatory Budgeting in la Marsa

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

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African prize for the Participatory Budgeting in Tunisia

In December 2015, the municipality of la Marsa have been awarded an African prize related to the implementation of the Participatory Budgeting process in Tunisia. This conference named “Africities” was organized in Johannesburg, the capital of South Africa. The municipality of la Marsa participated in this conference by presenting its experience in the implementation of the Participatory Budgeting as a participatory mechanism to integrate citizens within the decision making process, related to infrastructure projects.

The Associative Action provided full technical assistance to the municipality of la Marsa in its implementation of the Participatory Budgeting in 2014, for the municipal budget of 2015.

– Summary report of “Sommet Africités 7, Johannesburg, 1er Décembre 2015” (page 11) :  http://mouvementcitoyen.org/sites/default/files/images/201609/Rapport%20Session%20%20BP%20africit%C3%A9s%20Joburg%202015.pdf

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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.

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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).

 

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