Municipal Technical Exchange Hub (MTC)

23 Nov 2018

Financed: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Overall objective: To strengthen development and reform processes in planning, financial aspects and accountability of LGUs in Palestine.

Specific Objectives:

  1. Advance municipalities interest towards the national level such as the Ministry of Local Government (MOLG), the Municipal Development and Lending Fund (MDLF).
  2. Enhance municipal responsiveness to the citizens’ needs, by providing improved and needs based public services, and improve relations between citizens and official institutions.

Roles of Municipal Technical Hubs:

  • To support municipalities peer to peer learning on aspects of planning and finances and build capacity by making use of good practice and innovation approaches.
  • To foster policy dialogue with relevant representatives of the national government such as the MoLG by articulating and advancing interests of municipal concern.
  • To foster exchange and consolidate relations with relevant national and international stakeholders for enhanced cooperation.
  • To clarify roles and responsibilities of Palestinian LGUs.

Technical Hubs:

  • City Managers Hub.
  • Financial Managers Hub.
  • Planning Hub.
  • Engineering Hub.