The purpose of the Guide is to assist city decision-makers and their staff to understand the opportunities that may be available for them to adopt green city growth strategies and measures on either a broad policy or narrower project-specific basis. The Guide provides information on how green city growth may be achieved with examples from Ukraine, as well as Canada and other count
This case study is prepared to highlight the experience of the PLEDDG in the field of social entrepreneurship development with an emphasis on inclusion, which involves the inclusion of vulnerable groups in economic processes and active social life. Using the example of five Ukrainian enterprises the publication shows different approaches to solving the problems of socially vulnerable groups by creating opportunities for their full socialization and self-realization.
This publication will help you to familiarize yourself not only with the best practices and recommendations for the implementation of participatory budgeting and the involvement of residents in the decision-making process in communities, but also with the obstacles that often arise when introducing new participation tools
The PLEDDG approach is unique among the great number of existing methods for strategic planning in that it involves four components: public participation at all the stages of developing and implementing a municipal development strategy; incorporating gender equality; achieving the goals of environmental sustainability; creating responsible agencies; and providing support for the process of achieving the strategy’s goals and implementing its objectives and tasks
This publication is prepared to highlight the key efficiency factors of the PLEDDG’s systematic approach to implementing investment tools at the regional and municipal level. The information provided in this publication will help create and implement your own investment tools in your region, city, village, or an amalgamated territorial community. We hope that our experience will be useful for anyone who wants to develop their territory, increase investment potential, attract investments, and improve the standards of living for the community
This publication sets out the experience of SEA application through the PLEDDG, and the contribution of this experience to the current and future application of SEA in Ukraine as a result of the Law “On Strategic Environmental Assessment”
This publication has been prepared to reflect the key factors, outcomes, and achievements of gender initiatives in Ukrainian cities. The information provided in the publication will help create and implement similar practices in your city, town, village, or amalgamated territorial community
This publication has been prepared to highlight the experience of the PLEDDG in regional branding and marketing at the example of six cities and two amalgamated territorial communities in Ukraine and to derive a formula for creating a successful marketing strategy and building and promoting a municipal brand
The purpose of this Guide is to foster the integration of environmental sustainability principles into successful SME business
activities. In some cases, this means that an existing SME may adopt a “green strategy” incorporating new environmental
sustainability goals and actions into its business actions. In other cases, it means that new enterprises may be
started that specifi cally target the provision of a “green” product or service.
The primary audience for the Guide is SME decision-makers. The Guide should also be used by public sector decisionmakers
and offi cials who wish to stimulate the development of green SMEs, and by agencies that are engaged in business
The Guide “Social Entrepreneurship: Introduction and Best Practices” explains the notion of “social enterprise” and introduces the reader to the best examples of social enterprise in Ukraine and abroad. The reader will learn of the main characteristics of social enterprise and its legal forms, will be given a glimpse into the history of social enterprise, as well as will grasp the difference between social enterprise and commercial enterprise & civic organizations.
The primary purpose of this study is to investigate the needs of IDPs to identify priority areas to minimize negative effects of their integration into hosting communities, developing positive potential for forced internal migration of Ukrainian population based on peculiarities of certain regions and international best practices
Prepared under the Ukraine Municipal Local Economic Development Project, which is being implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities with the fi nancial support from the Government of Canada