The 3rd Steering Group meeting for the project to create a national association of local authorities in Azerbaijan will be held in Baku on 6-7 April 2006, Trend reports.
This meeting is aimed at advancing the creation of a National Association of Local Authorities of Azerbaijan through the organisation of a series of workshops and exchange of ideas with representatives of other Council of Europe member States. During the meeting, the actual organisational structure and internal management of the National Associations of Local Authorities will be discussed.
Working group comprised of 25 members of municipalities was established with support from the Congress of local and regional bodies of self-government of the Council of Europe.
The NAM will be established by late 2007 with direct support of the Norwegian government.