Decentralization and community self-government in the Northwest Territories

implications for community development
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Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies , [Thunder Bay, Ont.]
Politics and government, Community development, Decentralization in government, Local gover
Statementby A.L. Swiderski. --
SeriesResearch report / Lakehead University Centre for Northern Studies -- # 35, Research report (Lakehead Centre for Northern Studies) -- no. 35.
ContributionsLakehead University. Centre for Northern Studies
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[A L Swiderski; Lakehead University. Centre for. Decentralization transfers authority and responsibility of major government functions from central to sub-national governments — including local governments, civil society, and the private sector.

The community-driven development (CDD) and decentralization nexus can empower communities to exert influence over local governance and services. Made in Nunavut: An Experiment in Decentralized Government, Jack Hicks and Graham White, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver,p.

When Jack Anawak publicly spoke out in against a Cabinet decision to transfer public service positions from his community of Rankin Inlet to Baker Lake, he was a minister in the Government. Decentralization or decentralisation (see spelling differences) is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.

Concepts of decentralization have been applied to group dynamics and management science in private businesses and organizations.

Over the past three decades the developing world has seen increasing devolution of political and economic power to local governments.

Decentralization is considered an important element of participatory democracy and, along with privatization and deregulation, represents a substantial reduction in the authority of national governments over economic policy. Concept Paper on Decentralisation and Local Governance 2 1.

Introduction SDC has been implementing projects in support to decentralisation and local governance for about 15 years. Today, around 2/3 of SDC’s country programmes include a support to local governance and/or Size: KB.

Devolution is the statutory delegation of powers from the central government of a sovereign state to govern at a subnational level, such as a regional or local level. It is a form of administrative ed territories have the power to make legislation relevant to the area and thus granting them a higher level of autonomy.

Devolution differs from federalism in that the. Subvention for social and economic development of specific territories 24 Road infrastructure buildup Subvention for AH infrastructure development 27 State fund for regional development 28 Construction of football fields 29 Subvention for rural healthcare development 30 8 Decentralisation in healthcare The UNDP Role in Decentralization and Local Governance vi Foreword UNDP and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) collaborated on a critical assessment of UNDP support to decentralization and local governance.

With the German Government having evaluated its own decentralization projects in 13 countries. The work [5] demonstrates the decentralization of local self-government, where the main emphasis is on the close relationship between the welfare of the state and the intergo vernmental structure. Administrative decentralization consists in the transfer of authority, responsibility and decision-making resources for public service delivery by central government to lower levels of government.

The role of decentralization in civi c participation in decision-making Decentralization of local government is a process whose application Cited by: 1. territories) 9 •Note: In estimation of AH coverage in rayons, the data on the AHs where first elections were held and the AHs expecting the appointment of their first elections by the Central Election Committee were used OBLAST RAYONS % % % 0% Total AR Crimea* 0 0 0 0 14** VINNYTSIA 0 1 20 6 27 VOLYN 1 9 6 0 GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS – Vol.

I - Decentralization and Local Politics - Tatsuro Niikawa ©Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS) 1. Introduction Local government is the political organization in a local community.

It engages in decision and governance for the purpose of promoting public interest in the local area. Centralization and decentralization are apparently associated with historical stages of national integration, but the nature of the association has some ambiguities.

A politically developing nation typically needs to emphasize integration in order to overcome parochial loyalties that threaten the breakup of the nation. In summary, by examining the subject of decentralization with reference to specific developing and transitional Public Sector contexts in which it has been practiced, this book offers an excellent contribution towards a better understanding of the theory and practice of decentralization and local governance in international settings.

Decentralization – Key Issues, Major Trends and Future Developments a) intergovernmental processes, i.e. decentralization of gover- nance between levels of government from federal/central to state/local; b) deregulation, i.e., decentralization fr om gover nments to market, quasi-market and non-gover nmental or ganizations (the balanceFile Size: 58KB.

The present trend of thinking in the progressive mind of our age is towards autonomy, decentralization and self-government. This thinking is in the right direction because in the future world, the creative progress lies not in more and more external government but in greater self-government.

This volume is intended to support land administrators who are involved with the design and implementation of rural property tax systems. It is based on FAO’s Land Tenure Studies Number 5, which focused on rural property tax in Central and Eastern Europe.

The response to that guide showed a need for information on rural property tax systems to be more easily available in other regions. and African Regional Assemblies on the theme of Decentralization, the New Dimension of Peace, Democracy and Development, and (ii) Decentralized Governance for Effective and Responsive Service Delivery: Pre-requisites, Trends, Approaches and Capacity-Building Strategies.

Relationship Between Democratic Decentralization And Local Self Government Democracy has been accepted in modern world as the best form of Government. The Local Self-government is an inevitable part of this democratic administrative system. It may be called the lying-in-room of democracy.

In fact, the local self- government has no parallel. The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada. At a land area of approximately 1, km 2 (, sq mi) and a census population of 41, it is the second-largest and the most populous of the three territories in Northern Canada.

Its estimated population as of is 44, Yellowknife became the territorial capital infollowing recommendations by the. Centralization, deconcentration, and decentralization are concepts that describe different forms of administrative organization.

Administrative deconcentration is the transfer of competences, or administrative powers, within the same institution; administrative decentralization is the transfer of competences between institutions with political and administrative autonomy.

DEMOCRATIC DECENTRALIZATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT by Roger B. Myerson, February reaching into every community. Relationships between local and national political (the future United States), where institutions of local self-government were granted to encourage English settlers to come to America and to offer loyal service in local.

Northwest Territories Legislative Assembly. 5th SessionDay th Assembly.

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HANSARD. Monday, Febru Pages – The Honourable Jackie Jacobson, Speaker. Administrative decentralization seeks to redistribute authority, responsibility and financial resources for providing public services among different levels of government.

Some room for variation allows regions the flexibility to hire a civil service that matches a community’s needs and budget constraints. National salary, eligibility. Part I - Decentralization for empowerment of rural poor Why decentralization is important for empowerment of rural poor.

Persistent poverty in South Asia. South Asia is still a long way from eradicating hunger and poverty while the gulf between the rich and poor continues to widen in most countries in the sub-region. A fundamental task of the UCLG Decentralisation and Local Self-Government Committee is to contribute to the debates on decentralisation.

It is therefore important to consider decentralisation as an instrument for improving citizen’s life conditions and not as an aim in itself.

Likewise, one of the principal prerequisites for translating decentralisation from the theory into. Examples of decentralized societies - courtesy of AdBusters. Kurdish self-government today has three central planks: the establishment of communes, the assurance of equal participation in all areas of decision-making for all faith and ethnic groups, and the strengthening of the position of women.

More posts from the Rad_Decentralization. Decentralization is ongoing and devolved positions will be placed in communities where it makes sense. You are developing a long-term Workforce Planning Strategy and Regional Recruitment Plan to help community residents fill available positions in the regions.

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