This is especially true when LG Professionals Australia begins working with local governments, associations and the wider sector in other countries. We typically have to put some serious effort into understanding how the other country's local government sector works, how the sector interacts with its national government and what we have in common versus what runs quite differently.
The following article outlines some of the complexities in Nepal's re-emerging local government sector. LG Professionals Australia runs our International Mentor Program in Nepal and is also working in Nepal as a host organisation for the Australia Awards Federation.
By SHESH RAMAN NEUPANE AND CHAY JAMES GARDE