There is also an international dimension of the 1st Latvian Rural Communities Parliament that is focusing on SUSTAINABILITY OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT where the two aspects are highlighted – local economy and involvement of civic society in making decisions related to the development of communities.
In particular above mentioned issues will be discussed
at international workshop „ROLE OF COMMUNITY LED
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN STRENGTHENING LOCAL ECONOMY” on June 6.
The workshop will be facilitated in a way that it will provide possibilities of participants actively share their experiences and opinions on following topics:
- How a local community can strengthen local economy at the same time increasing value of local resources and keeping in mind influences of globalization;
- What are the innovative approaches in Europe for tackling rural development challenges;
- How civic society is involved in decision making processes related to the planning EU investments for the period 2014-2020.
The outcome of the workshop will be recommendations for future actions on different levels that will strengthen role of community in decision making processes as well as will promote community led local development based on sustainable use of local resources.