INFOGRAPHICS: Transparent Municipality
Why is it important to have transparent local authority? How to promote citizen participation? How transparent are Latvian and Norwegian local authorities? What can be improved? Explore the infographics!
Toolkit for Municipalities to Foster Open Communication
Within the framework of the toolkit, we provide recommendations on how to increase the openness of local governments, based on the pilot study “Transparency Index of Local Authorities”.
AUDIO: What is the transparency of local authorities in Latvia and Norway
Experts discuss why it is important for every member of a democratic society to think about transparency, especially in their local authorities in Latvia and Norway.
Transparency of Local Governments
The global Covid–19 pandemic affects governments at all levels, municipalities as well as the business sector. The transparency of local governments, particularly in cooperation with the private sector and the citizens, is and will be crucial for the success of surviving the pandemic and, more importantly, for recovery. Therefore, this is an opportunity for local governments to already start creating a more open environment for cooperation with entrepreneurs based on the practice of integral local government and business activities.