On May 29, in Zaporizhia, the session of the Section of the Association of Ukrainian Cities on environmental sustainability of urban development took place as part of the III Specialized International Ecological Forum. The event was organized by the Association of Ukrainian Cities in the framework of “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance” Project (PLEDDG) being implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.

A task team on development of the Strategy of investment attraction to Zaporizhia region’s economy continues handling proposals and making amendments to the draft document. Today, at the fourth session, chaired by Artur Boyko, Head of Department of Foreign Relations and International Economic Activity of Regional State Administration, both the draft Strategy of investment attraction and a Plan on implementation thereof for the period of three years were presented.

The methodological support for Berdiansk Marketing Strategy development was being provided by consultants from the project “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance” (PLEDDG Project) pursuant to the Memorandum on Cooperation for Implementation of the Project implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada. The deputies approved the draft document at a regular session held on May 23. Head of Resort and Tourism Advertising Department Viktoria Mischenko presented the deputies the structure and priority areas of the Marketing Strategy.

How to establish effective informational interaction between municipal authorities and target groups? How to improve awareness of target groups and other participants concerned of the activity carried out by municipal authorities? These and others questions about organization of effective communication were answered in Communication Strategy of Berdiansk City Council and its executive bodies, approved at a regular session of the city council by the deputies on May 23.

The project “Information Objects of the Urban Environment as an Instrument for a City’s Image Improvement” implemented in Ladyzhyn by the Agency for Ladyzhyn Local Economic Development with support of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), which is implementing the “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance” Project (PLEDDG), was launched on May 1, 2018 and took one year to complete. The project was co-funded by “DTEK-ENERGO” LLC.

Two-sided billboards were installed on Ladyzhyn streets in the framework of the project “Information Objects of the Urban Environment as an Instrument for a City’s Image Improvement” implemented by the Agency for Ladyzhyn Local Economic Development with support from Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance” (PLEDDG Project). Co-funding is provided by “DTEK-ENERGO” LLC.

Today, Poltava Regional State Administration began a two-day seminar for representatives of Poltava territorial communities on application of investment instruments in communities, held with support of the Department of Economic Development, Trade, and Attraction of investments of Poltava Regional State Administration and Partnership for Local Economic Development Project (PLEDDG).

Today, on April 17th, Vinnytsia is hosting the VinLadyFest Women Business Forum. The two-day Forum, which takes place at the Franz hotel, brings together 150 women from various Ukrainian cities. The Forum speakers are former Ukrainian president Viktor Yushchenko, founder and First Dean of the Kyiv Mohyla Business School (KMBS), the President of the Kyiv School of Economics, the former Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine (2014) Pavlo Sheremeta, Deputy Mayor Vladyslav Skalskyi, etc.