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Decentralization, progress, risks and role of the Ukrainian Parliament

For foreign experts and CSI followers. Present interview of Mr. Anatoliy Tkachuk published in “Dzerkalo Tyzhnia” (Дзеркало тижня – Зеркало Недели) dated January 13, 2017. On 1 April 2014, the new Government installed after the Revolution of Dignity ...
2 Feb 2017
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The Cabinet of Ministers Approved Strategy for Reforming the State Emergency Service of Ukraine

The approval of the draft document will promote the establishment of an efficient system for prevention of emergency situations and fires. The relevant resolution was approved during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on 25 January. According to the Strategy, in the amalgamated territorial ...
25 Jan 2017
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14 Amalgamated Communities Signed Memorandums of Cooperation with SKL International with respect to the Establishment of Administrative Service Centres

Today, 24 January 2017, the Memorandums of Cooperation were ceremonially signed by representatives of 14 amalgamated communities and SKL International with respect to the establishment of administrative service centres in those communities. During the event, Deputy Minister of Regional ...
24 Jan 2017
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The Central Election Commission Called the First Election in 40 Amalgamated Communities

On 24 January, the Central Election Commission held its regular meeting. Having considered applications filed by a number of Oblast State Administrations requesting that the Commission pass a resolution on calling the first local elections in view of the fact that amalgamated territorial ...
24 Jan 2017
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The Ministry of Health Submitted Schemes of the First Hospital Districts for Approval

The Ministry of Health supervises the compliance with the methodology for the establishment of hospital districts, and the communities independently determine the quantitative and qualitative composition of health care institutions in a hospital district. That was emphasised by Deputy Minister of ...
24 Jan 2017
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International Organisations will Provide Support to Regions which are First in Launching the Health Care Reform

Lviv, Poltava, and other Oblasts (Regions) which are first in launching the health care reform will receive technical and organisational support within the framework of the tripartite project which started with the participation of the World Bank, the Swiss Cooperation Office in Ukraine, and the ...
23 Jan 2017
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Ukraine and Estonia will Sign a Memorandum on the Decentralisation Project in the Amount of EUR 5.7 Million, H. Zubko

A memorandum on the implementation of the EGOV4UKRAINE project ("Support for E-Governance Decentralisation in Ukraine") will be signed between Ukraine and Estonia. It was so informed by Vice-Prime Minister - Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal ...
23 Jan 2017
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The "Decentralisation: Culture Sector" Concept has been Presented

Today, 20 January, the matrix of reform, operation tasks and objectives were determined at the strategic session on decentralisation in the cultural sector. The session was initiated by the Ministry of Regional Development jointly with the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Finance, ...
20 Jan 2017
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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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Revenues of 159 Amalgamated Communities have Increased More than Seven Times, the Expert on the Results of Financial Decentralisation in 2016

The influx of own revenues to local budgets in Ukraine increased one and a half time in 2016 in comparison with 2015, that is by UAH 48.5 billion. It was so informed by Yanina Kaziuk, Finance Coordinator of the Central Office for Reforms at the Ministry of Regional Development. "Plus 49.3% ...
17 Jan 2017
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