Building and Development of Municipalities and Improving Relations with the Public Course
Providing participants with contemporary knowledge and ideas about the nature of municipal work in both service and development, and the fundamental differences between the work of municipalities and localities and other government actions.
Enabling participants to acquire the skills to analyze internal institutional work and how to build internal institutional capacities.
Empowering participants to create and develop a partnership between the components of the Community to achieve sustainable development
Enabling participants to acquire the skills to enhance the capabilities of improving relations with the public, how to mobilize social efforts and mechanisms for activating the media, public relations and social networking sites.
Providing participants with the Turkish experience in the work of municipalities and familiarizing them in particular with the experience of the Istanbul municipality.
Who Should Attend?
Members of municipal councils, whether elected or appointed, secretaries-general, general managers, executives, directors and heads of various departments of municipal administrations, heads of projects sectors and their deputies, departments and units of quality, development and internal organization, and heads of sectors of human resources, training, financial and legal managers, public relations officials and media professionals in various municipal institutions and local government centers, the personnel who are rehabilitated and developed to perform those tasks, and those who are desirous to develop their abilities and skills in the field.
Evolution of the concept of municipal institutions and local government
The concept and nature of municipal work and its various objectives.
Types and forms of local and municipal government..
The role of municipal institutions in achieving the basic demands of the public
The importance of institutional work in municipal and local institutions..
Key areas and activities assigned to municipal and local institutions.
Components of Local Administration- Municipal Council, Municipality and the executive branch.
Building and strengthening the capacities of municipalities and localities to work in accordance with institutional work
Overall institutional and administrative standards, especially for municipal work.
Analysis of existing institutional and administrative work.
Standards of procedural systems for municipal work.
Financial funding criteria for the execution of development projects..
Standards of accountability and transparency for municipal work.
Mechanisms and tools for institutional change.
Strengthening the capacity of the municipal institution to improve its relations with others
Building and dimensions of the municipal institution (Planning, personnel and information).
The relationship of the municipal institution with citizens and the principles on which it is based.
Citizens benefits and municipal foundation benefits.
The relationship of the municipal institution with civil society and its role in empowering it
Obstacles and constraints to the involvement of civil society..
The relationship of the municipal institution with the state and its role in promoting good governance.
Improving the capacity of the municipal institution to support effective local media
The importance of local media versus other media outlets.
The concept of investigative journalism and its methods.
Modern media and its role in supporting municipal work..
Activating the role of public relations and media in the institution.
Relations network, media and social networking sites.
Simulation of the Istanbul municipal experience in municipal development
The stages of the development of the Istanbul municipality’s internal capacities.
Challenges faced by the municipality of Istanbul.
Tools to mobilize community efforts and internal capacities of municipalities.
Municipal plans and implementation challenges.
The role and importance of public relations, media and social networking sites.