Expansion of Capacity Development of Local Self-Government in Georgia

Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Research in Management, Economics and Accounting.

Year: 2018 | Page No: 20-31

DOI: http://www.doi.org/10.33422/iarmea.2018.09.22

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Expansion of Capacity Development of Local Self-Government in Georgia

Erekle Zarandia


The article considers the possibilities of increasing the effectiveness of the work of local self-government bodies. The purpose of the study was to study the possibilities of forming and expanding their own incomes of local self-government bodies. The Samegrelo-Upper Svaneti region was chosen for research as an economically less developed region.
The main topic of the study was the study of the mood and preparedness of the population living in 9 municipalities of the Samegrelo-Upper Svaneti region, in the area of the study of the formation of local revenues (taxes and fees) for municipal authorities. The paper presents a collection of structural characteristics of the local population, which determines the participation of the population in the process of self-government. As a result of the poll, the attitude of the population of Samegrelo-Upper Svaneti to the formation and expansion of local revenues of self-government bodies was revealed. The study of the problem showed that the possibility of forming and expanding its own revenues of self-government bodies is related to the problem of low motivation for self-organization of the population. In the document (recommendations) Based on a survey of the population, a list of problematic issues that hinder the population of the region in self-organization and does not contribute to the development of local self-government has been created.

Keywords: Local self-government, Georgia, Samegrelo-Upper Svaneti region, Own revenues of self-government.