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.

30.04.2014 Concept of local self-governance and territorial power reforming
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12.11.2013 The strategy of Vinnytsya Oblast has been discussed and landscaping has been launched

On 10th October 2013 the workshop took place in a Conference Hall of Vinnytsya rayon council. Main topics were: rayon landscaping and Strategy of Vinnytsya Oblast regional development for the period up to 2020. Workshop was attended by following people: O. M. Shevanyuk, Vinnytsya Oblast council head deputy; S. K. Shcherbaty, head of rayon council; V. M. Anikeyenko, head of rayon state administration; heads of rayon state administration departments, units and services; heads of departments, units and services of Vinnytsya rayon; village heads and secretaries. 

30.09.2013 National experts emphasize the need to adopt the Concept of local self-governance and territorial administration reforming in edition of 2012

The discussion was initiated by expert centers and independent experts, the members of Civic platform “Decentralization – self-organization – development”, informal expert association, aimed at coordination of activities and concentration of efforts of experts in the sphere of legislation on regional development, local self-governance and participatory democracy

22.07.2013 Ongoing discussion of the Concept of local self-governance and territorial structure of power reforming in the regions of Ukraine

By the moment 26 meetings of regional/oblast councils and more than 8 865 other events have been conducted in 490 rayons, in 178 cities of oblast subordination and 280 towns of rayon subordination, including 8 000 village councils.

25.04.2013 Mykhailo Vyshyvanyuk, Head of Ivano-Frankivs’k OSA: “We ensure “green light” and all possible assistance to DESPRO projects in our Oblast”

Ivano-Frankivs’k Oblast is a candidate for participation in the Third Phase of Swiss-Ukrainian project “Decentralization support in Ukraine” (DESPRO). It was announced to-day at the meeting with Head of Oblast State Administration Mykhailo Veshyvanyuk by project experts, who are currently in the area. 

31.07.2012 Swiss-Ukrainian project DESPRO will start its activities in Poltava Oblast with information session

Poltava Oblast would like to take part in implementation of III Phase of Swiss-Ukrainian project “Decentralization support in Ukraine” (DESPRO), financed by Swiss Government. 

27.06.2012 Small towns raised the issue of solid waste management with UNDP support

VII Annual Conference of small towns of Ukraine was devoted to Solid Waste Management and Implementation of Inter-municipal Cooperation. This topic is dramatically relevant for all tows and locations of Ukraine because only 75% of country population is covered with services related to household waste transportation. In rural areas this figure is only 30%.


01.06.2012 Letter of Appreciation

29.05.2012 On 23 May the informational workshop “Dissemination of DESPRO decentralized model of water-supply in Vinnytsya Oblast rural settlements” took place in Rayon State Administration Conference room

The workshop was attended by heads of regional development, bridge construction and architectural departments, housing and communal departments, heads of economic departments, representatives of local self-governing bodies of Tyvrivs’ky, Nemyrivs’ky, Gaysyns’ky, Bershads’ky, Orativs’ky, Teplyts’ky, Pogrebyschens’ky and Lypovets’ky rayons.