In recent years, both at the state and community levels in RA, active steps are being taken towards the introduction and establishment of the participatory budgeting system.
Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure has revolutionized participatory budgeting in communities. Until 2023, citizen involvement in budget decisions was limited to consultative bodies and public hearings. However, a new era has dawned with the introduction of Local-level Participatory Budgeting in Communities.
Launched in 2023, this innovative model empowers community residents and civil society representatives to actively shape budget priorities. Through direct participation, they can