On February 13, a session of the Committee on management of the implementation of the Poltava Strategy, created in the framework of PLEDDG Project, took place. The session brought together the city’s managers, PLEDDG Project experts, city council deputies, managers of administrations and executive committee departments, specialists from MC “City Development Institute”, and public activists.

Kolomyia implemented 12 projects with PLEDDG financial, technical, and advisory support. They included development and application of instruments for open governance, small and medium entrepreneurship development programs, improvement of the quality of administrative services provision, etc. Today, the results of implementation of all the initiatives were discussed and analyzed at an extended session of the Advisory Committee on Effective Governance and Development created for implementation of PLEDDG Project in Kolomyia.

Myrhorod held a task team session on drafting of a Myrhorod Marketing Strategy. PLEDDG consultants Volodymyr Proskurnin, Dmytro Konyk, Valentyna Zatyshniak, and PLEDDG Regional Coordinator in Poltava region Iryna Dudka provided assistance in building the Strategy’s structure, defining basic information products, key messages, and in choosing communication channels. PLEDDG consultants summed up the thoughts worked out by the participants of the previous sessions and presented the ideas about achievement of the strategic aims of the Myrhorod Marketing Strategy.

One of the most effective and efficient Canadian projects is an international technical aid “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance” (PLEDDG), which seeks to strengthen the municipal sector in Ukraine. The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has been implementing PLEDDG Project since April 2015. The project is funded by Global Affairs Canada.