16:00 | 20.03.2017 DESPRO Expert visited one of the Kiev schools with an eco-lesson

Since 2010, the Swiss-Ukrainian project DESPRO has supported pilot projects in the field of solid waste management in several regions of Ukraine. But this time Vyacheslav Sorokovskyy, Project expert, took on an unusual role: he was invited to conduct a lesson for schoolchildren of the specialized school No. 40 in Kyiv. Tatyana Zavoyska, a public activist, initiated that meeting.

18:00 | 28.02.2017 International donors and representatives of Ukrainian authorities have agreed on further actions to support decentralization

February 27, representatives of donor organizations, projects and programs dealing with support of decentralization in Ukraine, discussed future plans for the reform implementation with representatives of legislative and executive authorities.

15:00 | 27.02.2017 Coordination of international donors as a guarantee of further success of decentralization

The issue of coordination of international donor assistance aimed at introduction of decentralization in Ukraine becomes increasingly topical. In particular, it has become the central theme of a panel discussion held at the conference “From amalgamation of territorial communities – to smart growth”, organized by the Institute for Civil Society and Ministry of Regional Development in partnership with the Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralization Support Project in Ukraine - DESPRO.

12:00 | 24.02.2017 DESPRO continues teaching Strategic Planning to communities: the topical issues are monitoring and institutional support for implementation of Strategies

February 23, representatives of the amalgamatedterritorial communities from four regions of Ukraine gathered in Kyiv to take part in the final training module on strategic planning in amalgamated communities:“Monitoring and Institutional Support for Strategy Implementation”.

12:00 | 17.02.2017 (Un)conference for School Teachers ‘EdCamp’, supported by DESPRO, was held in Kiev

February 11, mini-EdCamp (Un)conference in Kyiv gathered together about 200 progressive school teachers from 17 regions of Ukraine. Traditionally, one of the partners of the event was the Swiss-Ukrainian Decentralization Support Project in Ukraine – DESPRO.

14:23 | 03.02.2017 DESPRO representatives participated in the X Europe – Ukraine Forum, Rzeszow, Poland 27-28 January, 2017

The Forum is one of the key events regularly organized by the Institute for Eastern Studies. This time, the Swiss-Ukrainian project DESPRO was a partner of the event, the purpose and the main theme of which was the modernization and the development of Ukraine's potential along with the direction and pace of the reforms in Ukraine. It is naturally that decentralization in Ukraine was one of the most important topics of the discussion at the X Europe-Ukraine Forum.

11:35 | 01.08.2016 One-Week Sharing of Experience by Activists from Luhansk with Colleagues in Various Oblasts Ended up in Mukacheve
The city of Muhacheve became the last point of destination of the one-week round trip within the framework of the "Let's Change the Country Together! Decentralisation: New Opportunities" project, during which tour activists from Luhansk and representatives of the local self-government bodies shared their experience with colleagues from other regions.

11:34 | 28.07.2016 Activists from Luhansk Learned the Experience of Amalgamating Communities in the Ternopil Region
On 27 July 2016, within the framework of the "Let's Change the Country Together! Decentralisation: New Opportunities" project, representatives of Luhansk Oblast (Region) had a number of meetings with representatives of the amalgamated communities and leaders of Ternopil Oblast (Region).  

11:33 | 27.07.2016 Activists from Luhansk Learned the Experience of Development of Territories in the Vinnytsia Region
On 26 July 2016, within the framework of the "Let's Change the Country Together! Decentralisation: New Opportunities" project, representatives of Luhansk Oblast had a number of meetings with the leaders of Vinnytsia Oblast and local self-government bodies. The second day of the round trip turned out to be very intense.

11:32 | 26.07.2016 If in 2014 the keynote was 'what is the decentralisation?', now it refers to the 'results we want to obtain", Oksana Harnets explains how the reform is apprehended