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Citizens Budget: Take Part in Local Government
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Inspired by the example of Lodz, Poland and with expert support from Poland and the EU the city of Balti is introducing “citizens budget” – a line in the city’s budget dedicated to citizen initiatives.
The story is written by Serghei Pascari from SP Balti Newspaper and is available for preview and sharing here.