Implementing an “Open Government” Model and Ensuring Transparent
and Effective Decision Making by Local Government


Support of Small and Medium Sized
Enterprises Development


Improve Collaboration between Local, Regional and National Authorities
to Facilitate Decentralization and Intergovernmental Dialogue


Grant program under Small and Medium – Sized Enterprises Development Support Fund
PLEDDG Project launched a grant program in the framework of the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Support Fund (SME Fund). The SME Fund is aimed at fostering SME development through creation of relevant infrastructure, developing entrepreneurial skills and capacity building, as well as facilitating the implementation of business support programs in PLEDDG partner cities.
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Pershotravensk Citizen Creates Eco-Business Following European Rules
In just a year, Maryna Zverkova, a businesswoman from Pershotravensk, has managed to put her business idea in place and set up eco-friendly pellet production as well as boost her financial independence. This is through both business skills and an advanced knowledge obtained as a result of her participation in events held within the framework of the gender-centered initiative “Women entrepreneurship as alternative for development of one-company cities”. The initiative, of which implementation became viable due to the financial support of the Canadian Government, has already proven its worth
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100 days of NGO-Hub in Vinnytsia
NGO-hub in Vinnytsia is the platform for active dialogue between representatives of local government, business and non-governmental organizations aimed at coordinated handling of local issues, and also the place for generation, support and implementation of social innovations.
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PLEDDG Project will help Myrhorod introduce FM-Radio
Myrhorod Mayor, Serhiy Solomakha, signed a project implementation agreement with PLEDDG Project which would see the introduction of a low power FM-radio service. This low power FM-radio service will serve as a media instrument for increasing the openness of local government and meeting information needs of Myrhorod’s residents
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Eight Ukrainian cities developed proposals for participatory budgets improvement
Bila Tserkva, Balta amalgamated territorial community (ATC), Drohobych, Kropyvnystskyi, Bilozirska ATC, Myrhorod, Mykolaiv and Dolyna evaluated the process of introduction of public budgets. Seminars on “Evaluation of Public Budget Development and Improvement” were conducted by experts from PAUCI Foundation as part of the project “Public Budgets from A to Z: Information Sharing, Citizen Engagement and Activization”.
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