The Laureate of Local Democracy Award is staying in Kosovo

Mr. Samuel Waelty, former director of SDC in Kosovo, visited the premises of the KLGI Institute, where he was welcomed by KLGI staff and Mr. Besnik Tahiri. Tahiri informed Mr. Waelty about the engagement and dedication of the KLGI Institute in the field of local government, with special emphasis on the programs that are offered for capacity building and support to municipalities.

In addition to being an associate and a close friend of the KLGI Institute and Mr. Tahiri, Samuel Waelty is also the Laureate of the prize for Local Democracy, a prize presented by the KLGI Institute as an appreciation for personalities for devotion and distinct contribution in the field of local government and democracy.

Waelty is one of the great contributors in empowering civil society and local democracy, at the same time an active observer of current events and processes.