Videos on the implementation of inter-municipal cooperation projects in Poltava Oblast

As of 1 March 2017, 75 inter-municipal cooperation agreements have been concluded in Ukraine and registered at the Ministry of Regional Cooperation, Development, Housing and Communal Services. Over 380 territorial communities including the amalgamated ones are implementing joint projects aimed at local development, the improvement of service quality and accessibility, and more efficient use of local budget funds.

The following five regions have registered the largest number of inter-municipal cooperation (IMC) agreements in Ukraine:

  • Poltava Oblast – 34;
  • Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast – 10;
  • Volyn Oblast – 8;
  • Cherkasy Oblast – 6.

The most popular topics for inter-municipal cooperation are joint financing (maintenance) of a communal enterprise; the purchasing of machinery and equipment for solid household waste (SHW) collection and removal; the improvement of transport service delivery; the provision of high-speed Internet access to rural residents; repair of local roads; renovation of local fire rescue stations; the improvement of medical service delivery etc.

Within the framework of the initiative of the Ministry of Regional Cooperation, Development, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Poltava Oblast State Administration, Poltava Oblast Council and the Reform of Municipal Services in Eastern Ukraine Project implemented by GIZ on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), six IMC projects have been successfully implemented in Poltava Oblast.

The below videos reflect the experience and results gained during the implementation of each IMC project:

‘Acquisition of Waste Vehicle and Containers for Improvement of Material and Technical Resources of Communities. Joint Step towards Clean Environment of Pyryatyn Region’;

‘Waste Revolution in Zavodske, Tokari and Pisky as an Example of Successful Cooperation of Territorial Communities’;

‘Clean Village is a Beautiful Village. Equipping of Solid Waste Collection Points and Purchasing of Waste Containers for Three Communities of Poltava Rayon – joint initiative of Kovalivka, Novoselivka and Kulykovo Communities;

‘Reconstruction and Equipping of Reshetylivka Labour Archive – joint initiative of Zhovtneve, Malyi Bakai and Ploske Communities;

‘Renovation of Semenivka Fire Rescue Station is a Guarantee of Personal and Social Safety in Rural Communities’;

‘Implementation of Public-Awareness Raising Campaign in Novi Sanzhary Rayon within the Framework of Developed Sub-Regional Strategy for SHW Management’.


The Reform of Municipal Services in Eastern Ukraine Project

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