To support the northern municipalities who were not previously part of the Kosovo local governance system, the capacities to manage public service delivery and deliver effective economic and social policies is much lower. The transition from a parallel system and the need to engage with new actors, including donors, with an increased level of sophistication, represent additional challenges. There is an urgent need for strategic, highly focused investments to ensure adequate human capacities and a coherent development strategy to meet these challenges. Initiation of inter-municipal cooperation as a tool to improve the quality of service delivery will also be used, a tool that is currently neglected.
Functional northern municipalities, integrated into the Kosovo local governance system, and able to effectively plan and deliver services