Roy Nikita Arkadievich, student at Far Eastern Federal University
Mishina Elizaveta Sergeevna, student at Far Eastern Federal University
The paper deals with the essence of the principles and functions of local government in terms of their importance for sustainable development of the society. It indicates that the local government as a form of democracy is an essential element of the activities of public authorities and civil society development.
KEYWORDS: state, local government, civil society, municipality, democratic system.