The project aims to strengthen the capacities of the Local Government Equal Opportunities Commissions (EOC) and Coordinators as a key element contributing to the gender equality policy at the local level.
By providing technical assistance and training to the gender machinery at the local level the project will support further clarification and implementation of their mandates; enhance their capacity and authority for efficient and effective coordination of gender equality policies and improve understanding and implementation of the concept of gender equality and of the gender mainstreaming in local policy development.
The project included a business process analysis in order to identify the stakeholder needs and required functionalities of the new system; design and testing of new functionalities and portal design; setting up a platform for development and implementation of the required modules; database and application design, development, integration and testing; portal launch, troubleshooting and technical maintenance and training of users and administrators.
Implemented functionalities: Web Designer, CMS/DMS, Registered Users database, Forum, Newsletter subscription, Data and Application integration module and an ID Management system which allows user and group management, depending on their responsibilities and granted property rights.
Development-Testing: WAMP (Windows Server 2008, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Java); Joomla CMS.
Hosting: LAMP (Linux SUSE Enterprise Ed., Apache, MySQL, PHP/Java); Joomla CMS.