Photo by Mohammed Idriss, UNAMID.
More than 50 participants representing local Councils, senior public Servants, the Native Administration and Civil Society attended a UNAMID’s Governance and Community Stabilization Section supported workshop organized on 10 May 2018, in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Public Service, in Zalingei, Central Darfur.
During the workshop, participants made several recommendations including, the implementation of good governance principles to combat corruption as well as empowering, encouraging civil society to monitor the performance of government institutions, expanding revenues of the localities as well as promoting the role of the Native administration.
Addressing participants, the UNAMID representative of the Governance and Community Stabilization Section, Mr. Manuel Hernandez, highlighted the importance of good governance for peace and the development process in Darfur.
In his remarks, the Minister of Local Government and Public Service in Central Darfur, Mr. Najmadeen Adam Abdalla Breaka, observed that the workshop will equip the recently appointed members of local councils with the necessary knowledge to undertake their duties in a professional manner.