V All-Ukrainian Local Self-Government Forum (2017)

The forum is a platform for the exchange of experience and discussion of topical issues and perspectives in the field of local self-government, increasing the role of local self-government bodies for the development of the state.

The forum has brought together more than 400 city leaders, Ukrainian and foreign experts in the field of local self-government, representatives of municipalities and executive authorities, representatives of amalgamated territorial communities, as well as representatives of international donor organizations and the diplomatic corps, representatives of initiative NGOs and analytical centers, Supreme Council of Ukraine, Presidential Administration, Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government, Association of Ukrainian Cities.

Panel discussion topics:

  1. The role of local self-government in the processes of strengthening and development of Ukraine
  2. Urban agglomerations in the decentralization context
  3. Electronic Governance and Smart City
  4. Decentralization of the medical sphere
  5. Urban planning legislation reform
  6. Strategic approach to the development of cities and regions
  7. Status and prospects of regulation of organizational and legal aspects of local democracy in Ukraine
  8. Involvement of inhabitants in the development of their communities through public budgeting
  9. Achievements and challenges of the decentralization of education in Ukraine
  10. Adoption of the rule of law for greater transparency and confidence in the provision of services of local self-government
  11. Cooperation of the Supreme Council of Ukraine with the municipalities of Ukraine
  12. Administrative services of amalgamated territorial communities: perspectives and challenges
  13. Land issues in the context of the implementation of the reform of local self-government
  14. Financial models for the development of amalgamated territorial communities
  15. Best practices of local self-government of newly established amalgamated territorial communities
  16. Reform of housing and communal services sector in the decentralization context. 


Web-site: selfgovernance.org.ua 

Video: Youtube-канал

Additional Info

  • Implementation period: March 2017
  • Donor: U-LEAD Project in Ukraine, Folke Bernadotte Academy, USAID Rada Program, Partnership for Urban Development (PROMISE Project), GIZ Project in Ukraine "Integrated Urban Development in Ukraine", Council of Europe Program, USAID DOBRE Program, International Renaissance Foundation, Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF)
  • Budget: UAH 1,847,200
  • Partners: Lviv City Council, Association of Ukrainian Cities, SKL International


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