PLEDDG Sustainability Strategy in Poltava was developed in close cooperation with the members of the Advisory Committee on Effective Governance and Development, created for PLEDDG implementation in the city, local deputies and City Council representatives, businesses and public. Interaction with partners for the purposes of Sustainability Strategy implementation provides an opportunity to analyze and determine which initiatives, projects and knowledge gained through information and competence development products within PLEEDG are important for ensuring long-term sustainability in the Ukrainian context and in what ways they should be disseminated in the future.

Myrhorod Marketing Strategy was approved at the Session meeting of Myrhorod City Council. The development of the document was a requirement for the implementation of at least two goals of the approved Strategy for Sustainable Development of the Myrgorod Subregion, namely "Investment Marketing of the Subregion” and "Marketing and Branding of the "Myrgorod" Resort”.

SME-forum Poltava Biznesova took place in Poltava within the frames of the Second Industrial Week National initiative and with the support of PLEDDG. The event gathered regional business community representatives from small and medium-sized enterprises, trade representatives of embassies, experts of international projects and institutions, representatives of local authorities (PLEDDG partner cities amalgamated territorial communities), representatives of chambers of commerce, local development institutions, and scientists.

As far as Cherniiv and Pidluzhzhia joined Ivano-Frankivsk City Council the necessity of taking into account community’s needs appeared. Such proposals on adjustments and amendments to the existing Implementation Plan for 2018-2020 City Development Strategy were discussed at the session where Ivano-Frankivsk City Council Analyzed City Development Strategy Initiatives and Projects Implementation for І Half of 2019 Year

Mykolaiv Women School Graduates attended networking and educational event. Future tour guides had an opportunity to talk to managers of leading travel companies in Mykolaiv oblast as well as to the representatives of partner organizations. School’s trainees took part in the highlight tour from “Artil”, a local company producing passenger vessels for river cruises and short sea trips. After that, they continued informal communication and exchanged their experience.

In October 2019, the representatives of 14 Ukrainian cities visited Estonia within the frames of a study tour organized by PLEDDG. The participants had an opportunity to get familiar with specific features of the implemented e-governance reform and special software aimed at optimization of local governance processes and improvement of the administrative services provision quality. Larysa Laba, Director of Berdiansk Administrative Services Center also joined the tour. She reported on the study tour results at the operational meeting of the Executive Committee.

The city brand is what Poltava community and municipal authorities jointly with the Regional Development Institute and PLEDDG experts have been discussing during past few months in the form of working groups, round-table discussions and joint sessions. Everyone was committed to the common enterprise to come up with a comprehensive and authentic city identity.