ASMS was developed for AUC by the international technical assistance project “Ukraine Municipal Local Economic Development Program” (MLED Project), which was being implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities 2010–2015. Throughout the year 2017, the activities on support of ASMS have been scaled up, and a number of measures for its sustainable growth have been jointly carried out by AUC and PLEDDG

Small and Medium-Sized Business Development Program for 2017-2021 and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development Support Fund were presented today in Zaporizhia. Representatives of the local authorities, small and medium size businesses, educational institutions and PLEDDG Project attended the event, informed the Zaporizhia City Council press service.

A study tour to Poland took place on October 22-28, 2017, within the framework of PLEDDG Project and in partnership with the Polish Solidarity Fund. Representatives of local governments from PLEDDG partner cities who are in charge of administrative services and Administrative Service Centers were invited to take part in the study tour

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.