THE TRAINING “REPORTING – FROM DATA COLLECTION TO INTERPRETATION AND PRESENTATION OF THE REPORT” HELD IN OSIJEK IN THE PERIOD FROM 27 APRIL – 29 APRIL 2016

Centre for Peace, Nonviolence and Human Rights-Osijek, in partnership with the Informative Legal Centre from Slavonski Brodthe Serbian Democratic Forum, and our Dutch partners – PAX and the Hague Academy for Local Governance, organised a three-day follow-up training in Osijek titled “Reporting – from Data Collection to Interpretation and Presentation of the Report“  which is an integral part of the two-year project “Civil Society for Accountable Governance“ financed by the European Union assistance funds from the IPA 2011 programme titled “Reinforcing Support of CSOs` in Enhancing Transparency and Good Governance in Croatian Public Administration“.

The total of 32 representatives of civil society organisations, local self-government and public institutions from Osijek-Baranja County, Brod-Posavina County and Požega-Slavonia County participated in the training.

The training was held in the Hotel Waldinger in Osijek, in the duration from 27 April to 29 April 2016, and it was lectured/presented by Ms Danijela Širinić, PhD Sc, a Scientific Novice/Junior Scientific Staff member and a Lecturer at the Bachelor collegia – Statistics, Media Publics Research Methods, and Research Methods held at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the University of Zagreb. Whereas the participants of the first training session had gained basic knowledge concerning the creation/identification of indicators and developed the monitoring forms in accordance with specific local topics, this follow-up training session provided the participants with an opportunity to gain skills in data preparation, analysis and reporting on the collected data. The knowledge and skills obtained at the training will enable the participants to apply the monitoring tools and to use the data for a well-argued advocacy.