The Ukrainian Association of Rayon and Oblast Councils will hold a regular meeting of the Board on 30 November in Kyiv.
The event will address strategic issues related to local self-government prospects. Another thematic block will cover the organisational activities of the Association.
Thus, the draft Agenda envisages discussion of the forthcoming administrative-territorial reform, in particular the format of “consolidated” rayons and completeness of their powers. It is expected to separately consider the mechanisms that will enable the work of the administrative-territorial reform.
The social sphere was not deprived of the community’s attention. Here the focus will be on the role of local councils in providing quality medical and educational services to citizens. In this context, the state of the regulatory framework will be discussed as well as interaction of central authorities with local self-government.
In addition, decisions will be taken on the plans of the work of the Secretariat and governing bodies of the Association, admission of new members, etc.
The signing of the Memorandum on Cooperation between the Association and the Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government is planned to be a solemn event of the meeting.
Representatives of central authorities, in particular, Hennadii Zubko, Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services, Liliya Hrynevych, Minister of Education and Science, Ulana Suprun, acting Minister of Healthcare, Serhiy Vlasenko, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government, are expected to attend the meeting.
The meeting starts at 09.30. The venue is the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine (9, Velyka Zhytomyrska street).
Media accreditation is carried out by 2 November at 044-484-05-26, as well as by e-mail email@example.com.
The Board is the second most important authority after the Congress, the management body of the Association.
The Board is elected by the Congress and is formed on the principle of equal representation of the regions. That is, from each oblast there is one representative of the oblast council and one representative of the rayon council. In addition, this management authority includes the President of the Association, the Vice President and the Head of the Association Secretariat.
The Board, in accordance with the Charter, adopts all decisions that do not belong to the exclusive competence of the Association Congress.
According to the decision of the Congress, held on 17 February 2017, the Board consists of 44 authorised representatives of the Association members.
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