SDDP Local Authorities Limassol II

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SDDP Local Authorities Limassol II
SDDP Local Authorities Limassol II
Report Title SDDP Report of the Second Workshop between Members of Local Authorities of Municipalities and Communities of Limassol Gr: Έκθεση Πορισμάτων B' Εργαστηρίου Δομημένου Διαλόγου Μεταξύ Μελών Τοπικής Αυτοδιοίκησης Δήμων και Κοινοτήτων της Λεμεσού
Triggering Question What factors constrain the efficient operation of local governance?

Gr: Τι περιορίζει την αποτελεσματική λειτουργία της τοπικής αυτοδιοίκησης;

Project Provision of Services for the Diagnosis of Learning and Development Needs for the Local Authorities of the Cyprus Republic
Gr: Παροχή Υπηρεσιών Διάγνωσης Αναγκών Μάθησης και Ανάπτυξης στους Οργανισμούς Τοπικής Αυτοδιοίκησης της Κυπριακής Δημοκρατίας
Author(s) Yiannis Laouris
Georgina Shitta Achilleos
Mary Ioannou
Future Worlds Center
Editor(s) Marios Michaelides
Marios Constantinou
Vasos Savides
Cyprus Academy of Public Administration
Dates 21 - 22, Jan. 2010
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Executive Summary

The Limassol II Co-Laboratory was part of 10 Structured Dialogic Design Process (SDDP) Co_laboratories, which took place between December 2009 and February 2010 all over Cyprus in the context of Learning and Development Needs for Cypriot Local Authorities and were implemented by Future Worlds Center.

The Limassol II co-Laboratory was the 3rd of the 10, and took place at the Mediterannean Beach Hotel (Limassol) on the 21st and 22nd of January, 2010.


The Cyprus Academy of Public Administration, operating under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Finance was the sponsor of the project. The 10 structured dialogues were part of a larger project, co-funded by European Structural Funds (85%) and the Cyprus Government (15%) "Employment, Human Capital and Social Cohesion” 2007-2013, under Priority Axis1 Development of Human Resources and Adaptability" that aimed the improvement and advancement of the role and operation of the Cypriot local governance system. The overall project, titled Training and Development of Managerial and Leadership Abilities within Local Authority Organizations, has a value of about €2,5 million, it includes 7 modules, and has a duration of 54 months. It was launched on the 25th of September 2009. The long-term goal is to enhance the managerial and leadership abilities of those working in local authorities. The tender Provision of Services for the Diagnosis of Learning and Development Needs for the Local Authorities of the Cyprus Republic, which included the 10 SDDPs, had a value of about €100,000.

The results will be used to guide the design and development of learning and training activities for members of Cypriot local authorities. Future modules also include visits to countries were best practices can be evaluated.


The tender was implemented by a consortium of three partners:

Tender number: 4/2009; Contract number: 6/2009 For more information about the project, please visit Provision of Services for the Diagnosis of Learning and Development Needs for the Local Authorities of the Cyprus Republic.

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