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Austria finances new UNDP initiative to boost local development in Chernivtsi and Odesa regions

UNDP is launching a new project to improve the wellbeing and raise living standards of the most disadvantaged population groups in the Chernivtsi and Odesa oblasts. Funded by the Austrian Development Agency, it will benefit more than 150,000 people living in regional centres and at least 18 ...
17 Jan 2017
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Amalgamated Communities Received 100% of the Government Grant for Infrastructure

All of the 159 amalgamated territorial communities to which the government grant was allocated for the development of infrastructure facilities in the amount of UAH 1 billion received 100% of those funds to their treasury accounts. As of 22 December 2016, the Expert Commission at the Ministry of ...
23 Dec 2016
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Prime Minister: Approval of Budget-2017 enabled the country to start the upcoming year pursuant to the plan

Adoption of the State Budget for 2017 guarantees the country will start the upcoming year according to the schedule and all the priorities designed to trigger the development will be pursued. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced in his opening statement at a Government meeting on ...
22 Dec 2016
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Elections in the Amalgamated Communities Is the Birthday of New Prospects of Ukraine, Hennadii Zubko

The first elections in the amalgamated territorial communities means the possibility to strengthen the local self-government and effect systemic changes in Ukraine. It was emphasised by Vice-Prime Minister - Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine ...
22 Dec 2016
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Ivan Lukerya, Olena Halushka: 10 ways decentralization is changing Ukraine

Violence broke out the last time decentralization was a major topic in Ukraine. In August 2015, when the amendments to the Constitution regarding decentralization were under the first reading, a rally against granting special status to the Russia-occupied territories in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts ...
22 Dec 2016
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Volodymyr Groysman says State Budget for 2017 is person-centered, designed to restore social justice and to trigger revival of national economy

The state budget for 2017 is a budget focusing on needs of people designed to restore social justice and to revive the national economy. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman before the adoption by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine of the draft Law on the State Budget of ...
21 Dec 2016
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New Draft Law Regarding the Amalgamation of Communities from Different Rayons has been Prepared for Voting

On 21 December 2016, the Verkhovna Rada (Parliament) of Ukraine Committee on State Construction, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommended to the Parliament to take draft law No. 5520 regarding the peculiarities of voluntary amalgamation of communities located in the territories of ...
21 Dec 2016
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Viacheslav Nehoda Presented the Draft Law "On the Principles of Administrative and Territorial Structure of Ukraine" to the Members of Parliament

In current circumstances of the country development, we should be governed, in the course of decentralisation, by a modern procedure for resolving matters pertaining to the administrative and territorial structure rather than the out-dated Decree of the Presidium of the Verkhovna Rada of the ...
21 Dec 2016
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PM: Decentralization reform has proven that it can change the quality of life in the country

Decentralization of power is one of the reforms aimed at effective solution of specific problems of each person that has already proved its effectiveness. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said in his opening statement during the Forum of Consolidated Communities on Thursday. ...
16 Dec 2016
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Volodymyr Groysman stands for authority to manage lands outside settlements be transferred to consolidated communities

Land situated outside the inhabited localities should be transferred under control of consolidated territorial communities, and the Government is ready to submit the relevant bill into Parliament. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman announced while opening the Forum of Consolidated ...
15 Dec 2016
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