The Berguedà County Council government has presented an initial proposal for the 2023-2027 Mandate Plan, which sets out the main strategic objectives for the current period. In general terms, this document aims to promote the socio-economic growth of Berguedà, defend the common interests of the region and encourage citizen participation in public policies.
A joint and participative work
This proposal has been announced as part of the first Council of Mayors of 2024, which was held this Wednesday at La Sala de Puig-reig. This is an initial version that will be improved with the contributions that will be collected from the different social agents in the region. The president of the Regional Council, Ramon Caballé, has explained that the Mandate Plan is the result of collaborative work and agreed between the parties that form the government, which he assures, share a vision about the current reality and the challenges of the future of Berguedà.
“This is an exceptional political moment and we must know how to take advantage of it to make the deep transformations that the region requires”, said Caballé, emphasizing that “the regional government team is made up of a broad coalition of political forces that do possible”.
The strategic objectives of the Mandate Plan
Among the strategic objectives set in the Mandate Plan, the president highlights: Improve waste management and turn Berguedà into a pioneering territory in the circular economy and environmental sustainability; Strengthen the productive and business fabric of the region, promoting innovation and competitiveness; and Strengthen social and health services, ensuring quality care and proximity to people.
From the government team, they also value the promotion of culture, tourism and heritage as axes of dynamism and social cohesion; the promotion of education, training and employment, especially among young people and women, as key factors for inclusion and equal opportunities; and the vindication of the resources and investments necessary for the development of Berguedà, especially in terms of infrastructure and mobility.
A commitment to citizenship and transparency
However, the county government has reaffirmed its commitment to work with seriousness, rigor, honesty and transparency, as well as to count on the citizens and the different social agents of Berguedà for the implementation of the Mandate Plan. “We want the population to participate in the great objectives of the mandate, to know where we are, where we want to get to and how we will do it,” said the president. From now on, the executive will continue to work to draft a final document with all the contributions. When it is available, a public presentation will be made.