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


2nd International Conference on Inclusive Business Development, Kyiv, November 22-23rd
We cordially invite representatives of inclusive businesses, social enterprises, local authorities, and wider community to the forthcoming 2nd International Conference on Inclusive Business Development “Growth That Works for Everyone”, which will take place in Kyiv on November 22-23rd. The objective of the conference is to raise awareness of Ukrainian communities about inclusive business development.
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PLEDDG Introduced Partners to Social and Women’s Entrepreneurship in Canada
PLEDDG activity focuses on supporting social entrepreneurship and inclusive development in Ukraine, with a special emphasis on including women in economic development. On October 9-18, 2018, a study tour to Canada took place, aimed at introducing representatives of PLEDDG partner cities to Canadian experiences of supporting social entrepreneurship and the start up and growth of women-led businesses.
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Zaporizhia Lawyers Advised on Local Implementation of “On Access to Public Information” Law
Zaporizhia City Council hosted a seminar on “Access to Public Information in Self-Governance Bodies and Utility Companies: Practical Aspects”. The meeting welcomed specialists from legal services agencies of municipal departments and representatives of Zaporizhia region territorial communities. They had a talk on how to implement the law “On Access to Public Information” at local level.
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PLEDDG Helps Khmilnyk Develop Tourist Potential
Experts from NGO “PRAVO” had a meeting with representatives of the local youth who agreed to enroll in a training program and become city tour guides. This idea is a component of the “Khmilnyk for Tourism: Breaking the Ground” project currently implemented in Khmilnyk.
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“InCo Forum-2018” as a Presentation Platform for Zaporizhia Communities’ Investment Projects
On October 12, with the support from PLEDDG Project, the third Integration and Cooperation International Forum took place in Zaporizhia. The aim of the Forum was to enhance amalgamated territorial communities’ capacity for economic development through implementation of international experience as well as facilitation of internal and external cooperation between communities and companies.
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“#Investment Poltava Region Dialogue Platform” Held by PLEDDG Project in Partnership with Poltava State Administration
The Poltava Regional Academic Ukrainian Gogol Theater of Musical Drama hosted the Forum “#Investment Poltava Region Dialogue Platform”. The event welcomed the participation of Valeriy Holovko, Head of RSA, Inna Ischenko, Director of Economics, Trade and Investment Attraction Department, representatives of Ukrainian and Canadian Project “Partnership for Local Economic Development” (PLEDDG), Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce, and “UkraineInvest” Office of Investment Attraction and Support, local authorities from Poltava, Vinnytsia, and Zaporizhia regions.
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PLEDDG Project to Help Zhmerynka Improve the Local Environment
The Agreement on Implementation of the Project “Solid waste sorting as a key to the cleanness in Zhmerynka” was signed between the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and the Executive Committee of Zhmerynka City Council in the framework of the Project “Partnership for Local Economic Development” (PLEDDG Project).
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