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12:14 | 25.06.2014

Being well-informed means being successful!

In June the All-Ukrainian Association of Village and Settlement Councils completed a pilot project on introduction of the e-learning course “Communication Strategies for Rural Development”. The educational platform was created in partnership with and under support of the Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralization Support Project DESPRO.



15:53 | 10.07.2015

The more you know, the better you sow: DESPRO completed a regular workshop on development of local development strategies

On July 8-10 2015 a regular training workshop, held by DESPRO as part of support of initiatives of territorial communities on organization of strategic planning process at the local level, took place in the city of Kiev.


15:52 | 08.07.2015

“I am ready to take all the responsibility of any kind for this reform, I know that it will, probably, be the greatest success of Ukraine”, says Volodymyr Groysman

Under financial and organizational support of the Swiss-Ukrainian project “Decentraliztion support in Ukraine”, representatives of press-services of oblast state administrations and regional TV and radio broadcasting companies met the chairman of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Volodymyr Groysman, and the leading national experts on decentralization, at a round-table discussion. This time the meeting was dedicated to the constitutional reform on authority decentralization and local self-government reorganization.


15:50 | 07.07.2015

Pavlivka village community celebrates a new water pipeline: the wells are in the past

Residents of the village of Pavlivka (Pogrebyshchy raion, Vinnytsia oblast) now have a new water pipeline, providing centralized water supply to the whole community. The project implementation became possible thanks to the efforts of the residents and involvement of all interested parties and international partners in co-funding. On July 7, 2015, the formal opening of the water pipeline took place.


15:47 | 07.07.2015

Decentralization: how public opinion changes. DESPRO published the results of a series of focus-group research and their comparisons in half-year dynamics (2014-2015)

The results of a half-year research of public awareness on decentralization and public attitudes towards reform of administrative and territorial organization, conducted as part of Swiss-Ukrainian project “Decentralization support in Ukraine” DESPRO, have been published in Ukraine. The research demonstrated that during the six months considerable progressive changes took place in the mentality of people, representing different regions of Ukraine, in terms of understanding and acceptance of the reform, which was so important for the country.


Вінницька обласна державна адміністрація
Сумська обласна державна адміністрація
Полтавська обласна рада
Дніпропетровська обласна рада
Івано-Франківська обласна рада
Українська Асоціація районних та обласних рад