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


Zaporizhia Experts Study Environmental Assessment Strategy
The regional state administration launched a two-day training workshop on the environmental assessment of documents. The event was attended by the Acting Head of regional state administration Ella Slepyan, PLEDDG Project experts and consultants, members of Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Cherkassy, and Kherson state administrations, and representatives of non-governmental organizations.
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The XV Ukrainian Municipal Forum takes place with PLEDDG support
Odesa hosted the XV Ukrainian Municipal Forum on June 18–20, 2019. The Ukrainian Municipal Forum is a nationwide annual event held by the Association of Ukrainian Cities (AUC) in order to provide an effective platform for training, to share experience, ideas, and Ukrainian and international best practices of local government and local economic development, to discuss threats and risks for the local government reform and territorial organization of authority in Ukraine, and for government agencies and the Association of Ukrainian Cities to work out a common attitude to developing local government, improving the legal framework, further decentralizing authority, and enabling the economic development of communities.
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Regional Centre Holds a Training Course on Forming Strategic Environmental Assessment to be Integrated into the Region’s Development Strategy
Poltava Regional State Administration has launched a training course for representatives of regional authorities on forming the strategic environmental assessment to be integrated into the region's development strategy. The event is being held within the framework of "Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance" (PLEDDG) Project. For two days the participants will study the legislative framework of strategic environmental assessment (SEA).
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“Melitopol Investor’s Guide” Brochure Planning Workshop
On June 11, 2019 representatives of the city council, PLEDDG Project, "Melitopol Development Agency" and the city's higher educational establishments met in the conference hall of the Administrative Service Centre to discuss issues specific to the use of "Melitopol Investor's Guide" brochure and other tools for attracting investments into the development of the city. Among other key figures the discussion was attended by the First Deputy Head of Melitopol municipal council Iryna Rudakova.
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Zaporizhia Women Entrepreneurs Complete “Women Business School” Training Program
In May, 2019, 20 Zaporizhia women, who are set to start their own businesses, have completed a training course under the program “Women Business School”. It was a highly topical program. Specifically, it included 8 modules and covered the fundamentals of entrepreneurship for new businesswomen to develop such skills as drafting business plans, the “Business Model Canvas”, marketing and financial plans, customer funnel, communication and team management, fund-raising for business at the launching/extension stage.
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