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|Material Type:||Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||United Nations Development Programme. Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.|
|Notes:||"UN sales No. E.01. III. B.2 Rev.1"--Title page verso.|
|Description:||vii, 60 pages ; 28 cm|
|Contents:||The community as incubator of democracy: The need for participatory local government ; Fears of decentralization ; Creating a legal framework or democratic initiatives ; Strengthening local government capacity ; Grassroots mobilization ; Participation of women ; Participatory governance in action --
The community as service provider : health care, income support, and environmental protection: Before the Human development report ; The health crisis is a human development crisis ; Mobilization approaches are effective even in wealthy countries ; Dealing with health crises in CEE/CIS countries ; Improving income-support programs with local input ; System-level equity risks of benefit localization ; Improving environmental quality through decentralization ; Some plausible local environmental initiatives --
The national government role : setting the framework and providing support: Designing a workable territorial and administrative structure ; Division of responsibilities between national and local government ; The financial framework : revenue collection and redistribution.
|Responsibility:||UNDP Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.|