All-Ukrainian Local Self-Governance Forum (2013)

Forum is a platform for experience sharing and discussions of actual problems and perspectives in local self-government, in strengthening the role of local government in state development, implementing the decentralization reform.

Dates 28-29 of March, 2013.

Participants: more than 150 representatives of local self-governance administrations, well-known foreign and Ukrainian experts in city development and municipal policy.  City mayors, experts, representatives of municipalities and executive bodies, representatives of foreign donors’ organizations and diplomatic institutions, NGOs and analytical centers as the representatives of state bodies participated in the panel discussions.

The Forum aimed to the problem of powers and responsibilities of local self-governance bodies, saving of heritage, financial issues and local economic development.  

Topics for panel discussions:

  • Local self-governance reform
  • Budget block
  • City planning and heritage
  • Mechanism of adjustment of strategy for local communities and regions development with strategic tasks state policy for regional development
  • Municipal cooperation
  • Governance and sustainable development

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Additional Info

  • Implementation period: February-March, 2013
  • Donor: Council of Europe Office in Ukraine, Ukraine Municipal Local Economic Development Program, GIZ, UNDP in Ukraine , The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
  • Budget: 254 986 UAH
  • Partners: Lviv City Council, Lviv regional office of Association of Ukrainian Cities


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