Strengthening local democratic governance in Ukraine
26 Sep 2022 10:22:00
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“The reconstruction will be grounded on the strength that we are witnessing today from Ukrainian cities and villages” says Congress PresidentPRESIDENCY ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS 21 JUNE 2022
The president of the Congress of Local and Regional authorities spoke at a forum for the...
Policy co-ordination and consultation between local authorities, their associations, and the national authorities are systematic and effective
Local governance in Ukraine is improved through the integration of principles of transparency, accountability and equal citizen participation
Congress will contribute to the creation of an efficient institutional consultation mechanism between local and national authorities to be embedded in the regulatory framework by supporting national associations of local authorities as major actors of the local governance system, and in particular the AUC, in their lobbying and advocacy;
Congress will facilitate the creation of a sustainable, inclusive and accountable local self-government that responds to citizens needs and expectations, thus increasing their trust in public institutions by directly working with local elected representatives.
Partners and beneficiaries
Local and regional authorities, mayors and councillors
National associations of local and regional authorities
Civil society organisations and media
Representatives of the Government and the Parliament of Ukraine
"Strengthening democracy and building trust at local level in Ukraine"
Period: 01.07.2018 – 30.09.2021
"Promoting Local Democracy in Ukraine"
Period: 01.07.2015 – 28.02.2018
"Strengthening the capacity of local authorities in Ukraine"
Period: 01.04.2014 – 31.05.2015
"Co-operation with Ukraine – Immediate measures package"
Period: 15.04.2014 – 31.12.2014
Guides and Booklets
Council of Europe Office in Ukraine
8, Illinska Street, entrance 7, floor 5, Kyiv, 04070, Ukraine
Council of Europe Office in Kyiv
Head of Unit, Co-operation and External Relations Division, Secretariat of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe