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Forum for Local Democracy in Ukraine: mayors, councillors and young local leaders commit to strengthen good local governance

Cooperation Ukraine 7 July 2017
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Forum for Local Democracy in Ukraine: mayors, councillors and young local leaders commit to strengthen good local governance

Meeting at the Forum for local democracy in Ukraine, organised by the Congres from 4 to 7 July 2017 in Cherniyv region, some hundred participants - Ukrainian mayors, councillors and young local leaders, as well as Congress members and experts - adopted a final declaration. They committed to increase the quality of representative democracy and to develop participatory strategies to engage citizens in the decision-making processes at the local and regional levels, thereby contributing to the local self-government reform in Ukraine. The declaration emphasizes the need for transparency and trust, as well as for initiatives promoting equal opportunities for women and men and for better participation of young people. The Snovjanka Forum is organised within the project “Promoting Local Democracy in Ukraine”, led by the Congress in the framework of the Council of Europe Action Plan for Ukraine 2015-2017.

Press release

Final declaration (English version)

Final declaration (Ukrainian version)

Video interviews (Youtube)

Video clip

Photos (Flickr)

Website of the Forum