Public administration reform and human resources (BFPE and SEKO mechanism)
The consultative mechanism Sectoral civil society organizations (SECO) was established with the aim to facilitate civil society participation in monitoring and programming of EU and other development assistance. The mechanism was established in 2011 by the European Integration Office of the Republic of Serbia (KEI) in their efforts to improve the programming process and increase the efficiency of the use of development funds, especially EU assistance, as well as creating and promoting constructive dialogue between the state and civil society. The objectives of SECO are elaborated in the brochure Introducing SECO.
Civil society organizations (CSOs) that are involved in the work of SECO mechanism are divided into 10 different thematic sectors mirroring thepriority thematic areas defined in the international development assistance policy documents. Read more about the work of SECO.
Following the public call announced in 2014, the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence was selected as a member of the leading consortium and participates in the coordination of the work of civil society organizations in the sectors of Public Administration Reform and Human Resources and Social Development. List of selected CSOs in all sectors can be found here.
SECO mechanism in the field of Public Administration Reform is led by the European Movement in Serbia, in front of a consortium consisting of the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, Belgrade Open School, European Project Centre and the Centre for European Policy. The first meeting of organizations gathered in this SECO was held on January 29 at the BFPE premises.
SECO mechanism in the field of Human Resources and Social Development is led by the Belgrade Open School, in partnership with the Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence, European Movement in Serbia and SMART collective. The first meeting of the organizations within the SECO mechanism was held on 27 January in Belgrade Open School.Read more
Further work within the framework of these mechanisms will be organised in accordance with IPA 2 Indicative Calendar for 2014 with the aim of improving communication and cooperation mechanisms between KEI and civil society, as well as the establishment of an effective system of communication between SECO and network of organizationsit brings together.