On August 10, 2017, the first meeting of Vinnytsia City Council took place, during which participants discussed an action plan and analyzed undertaken activities. The Investment Attraction Program is implemented with support from Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance Project (PLEDDG), which is implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and financed by Canadian government.

A strategic plan for Kolomyia’s development has been successfully finished. The document was created by Kolomyia City Council with the support of PLEDDG Project. The final document contains more than a hundred pages and covers a period of 10 years until 2027. By 2027, Kolomyia is envisaged to become a regional economic and tourist center of the Subcarpathian region with a high quality sustainable urban environment. Those two goals were assigned top priority in a new development strategy .

PLEDDG Project tries to ensure that environmental aspects are incorporated into all PLEDDG activities, from planning to implementation of each initiative and project undertaken within the framework of PLEDDG. The incorporation of environmental aspects is aimed at ensuring sustainable development of Project’s partner cities. PLEDDG Project, in cooperation with the Heinrich Böll Foundation in Ukraine, has initiated strategic environmental assessment (SEA) of the Khmilnyk Subregion Tourism Development Strategy. On May 10, 2017, a meeting of the Working Group on SEA for Khmilnyk Subregion Tourism Development Strategy took place in Khmilnyk City Council