Meeting with citizens and local authorities in Stara Zagora

16 May 2023. Boyko Stankushev, Sofia Zheleva, and Lora Georgieva from the Anti-Corruption Fund (ACF) team participated in a meeting-discussion with citizens and local government representatives in Stara Zagora within the framework of the project “Transparency and Accountability of Local Government.”

Before the Secretary of Stara Zagora Municipality, Delyan Ivanov, the ACF team presented specific proposals to increase local government’s transparency and openness to citizens.

During the discussion with the local civil society representatives, which took place later that day, significant cases were discussed for the municipality of Stara Zagora and the region. Local government practices included in the Local Accountability and Integrity Standard that could be introduced in the municipality’s activities were identified, as well as practices that already exist but could be improved.