Capacity And Potencials Of The Local Ombudsman Institutions In Serbia Cover Image

Kapaciteti i potencijali institucije lokalnog ombudsmana u Srbiji
Capacity And Potencials Of The Local Ombudsman Institutions In Serbia

Author(s): Dejan Milenković, Snežana Đorđević
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Fakultet političkih nauka Univerziteta u Beogradu
Keywords: local selfgovernment; public administration; the local om­budsman; local administration; institutional capacity; collaboration

Summary/Abstract: The main goal of this article is to show how local ombudsmen in Serbia work. The article analysis data gained by available legal do­ cuments, as well as by empirical research conducted in November 2011. Text contains three parts: one is deducated to the capacities of this institution, predominantly the office of local ombudsman; the second analyses the quality of ombudsman`s work, as well as the quality of work of local government bodies, which this institution controles; the third one focuses on the relationship between om­ budsmen on different levels of government (local, pokraina`s and republic ombudsman), on the manner of ombudsman` capacitiy improvement and on the relationship with other local government bodies. The main instrument for measurement of the quality of om­ budsman` work is usefulness of this institut to citizens, having in mind the protection of their rights and strenghtening respronsibility of government bodies as well as upgrading the quality of democratic culture.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 07
  • Page Range: 25-39
  • Page Count: 15
  • Language: Serbian