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Cooperation is one of the conditions for hromadas development in trans-border territories

Representatives of amalgamated hromadas (AHs) of Prykarpattya and Bukovyna continue to work towards the development of their territories. With the technical support of the South-West Hub of U-LEAD with Europe and the Ivano-Frankivsk and Chernivtsi Local Government Development Centres, a delegation ...
31 Jul 2017
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Call for participants of the event “Financing mechanisms for municipal sanitation services - ensuring sustainable local service provision and infrastructure”, to be held in Cologne, Germany from 18th to 20th September 2017

U-LEAD with Europe invites the representatives of Amalgamated Hromadas to submit their applications for participating in the Dialogue Event on Financing mechanisms for municipal sanitation services - ensuring sustainable local service provision and infrastructure, to be held in Cologne, Germany from...
28 Jul 2017
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163 Amalgamated Communities are Already Awaiting the Decision of the Central Elections Commission on Calling the First Elections

Applications filed by Oblast State Administrations for calling the first local elections in 163 amalgamated territorial communities comprising 722 former local councils are pending for consideration by the Central Elections Commission. This information is proved by the monitoring data on the ...
28 Jul 2017
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On decentralization and Parliament’s vacation

On decentralization and Parliament’s vacation

The VIth session of the Parliament is coming to its end with a number of draft laws crucial for the further decentralization reform left pending. The road from Dunaevtsi to Mynkivtsi winds between the hills, there are plenty of trees on the roadsides with nut trees mixed with ashes, cherry ...
27 Jul 2017
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The Commission at the Ministry of Regional Development has Approved More than 200 Applications for Infrastructure Development Projects in the ATCs

The amalgamated communities have boosted to some extent the preparation of applications for projects which may be funded for the account of government grant allocated for the development of infrastructure in the ATCs. On 29 July, the Commission at the Ministry of Regional Development reviewed 229 ...
26 Jul 2017
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The Government has Approved the List of Hospital Districts in Ivano-Frankivsk, Kirovohrad, and Cherkasy Oblasts

The Government has approved the boundaries and composition of hospital districts in additional three Oblasts (Regions) of Ukraine - Ivano-Frankivsk, Kirovohrad, and Cherkasy. Thus, the hospital districts have been established in 16 regions as of today. During the determination of hospital ...
12 Jul 2017
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767 Projects will be Financed by the State Fund for Regional Development in 2017

On 12 July, the Government approved one more list of investment programmes and projects for regional development to be financed in the current year for the account of resources from the State Fund for Regional Development, in the total amount of UAH 2.6 billion. Currently, there are 767 projects ...
12 Jul 2017
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The Law that Ensures the Funding of Elections in Amalgamated Communities is to Become Effective Tomorrow

Today, 11 July, the "Holos Ukrainy" newspaper published the law governing the issue of financial support to hold local elections, including the first local elections in the amalgamated territorial communities (draft law No. 6431). This Law shall become effective on the next day ...
11 Jul 2017
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The Increase in Earned Revenues of the ATC is One of the Arguments Proving the Effectiveness of Decentralisation, Yanina Kaziuk

The financial capability of local self-government in the 366 amalgamated territorial communities (ATCs) is gaining strength. The earned revenues of their local budgets increased almost by twice over the first six months of the current year. The increase totalled UAH 1.9 billion, in comparison with ...
7 Jul 2017
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Local Budgets are Increasing However There are Many Reserves for Their Increase, Halyna Markovych

For the six months, local budgets have increased their revenues by UAH 22 billion, in comparison with the same period of the previous year. For the said period, UAH 87 billion was paid to the general fund of local budgets, which amount totals 53.6% of the annual volume of revenues approved by local ...
6 Jul 2017
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