In Bac, in the hall of the Cultural Center, on April 15, 2021, an interactive discussion was held – empowerment of civil societies “Withdrawal of public funds and project management” within the project “Cult (R) ural – development, protection and promotion of the municipality of Bac”, which is an integrative civic initiative which has the general goal of providing support to the citizens of the municipality of Bac to get involved in the development processes of the local community and is implemented by the Association of Citizens Danube 1245 from Sremski Karlovci in cooperation with the Tourist Organization Bac, which is part of a wider project “Platform for Responsible Public Finance Management” United Nations Development Program (UNDP), funded by the Government of Sweden.
The participants were citizens of Bac, farmers, civil society organizations, representatives of the public sector, the moderator of the meeting was Mrs. Nikolina Pupavac, head of the development sector in the RBA Backa.
As part of the implementation of this project activity, an invitation was prepared and sent to 25 email addresses of representatives of civil organizations working with marginalized groups, representatives of the Tourist Organization of the Municipality of Bac in the capacity of project associates and representatives of the municipal administration of Bac. On the scheduled day, a meeting was organized with 14 participants – citizens from the municipality of Bac, on the topic of project activities. The participants got acquainted and exchanged experiences in the field of activities of civil organizations working with marginalized groups in the municipality of Bac in the area of withdrawal of public funds and project management. The event moderators presented a number of positive examples that included ways to act in certain situations during the preparation and implementation of the project application. After the meeting, the participants continued their conversation with catering on open topics in an informal atmosphere.