XV Ukrainian Municipal Forum is taking place in Odessa

19 June 2019, 09:05
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On June 18, 2019, during a working trip to Odessa, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman visited the XV Ukrainian Municipal Forum.

The event was also attended by Acting Head of the regional state administration Svetlana Shatalova. Among the participants of the forum are the heads of community members of Association "Association of Ukrainian Cities" (hereinafter referred to as the AUC), representatives of the Government and profile ministries, expert environment, foreign partners of the AUC.

"Thanks to the decentralization reform, we have created an entirely new system, and I really want this fundamental reform, which is one of the most successful, has become irreversible and effective. The reform of decentralization was initiated as a reform that will enable successful and efficient financing of local communities and, most importantly, we must be united in order to complete this reform, "said Vladimir Groisman.

This traditional annual event is a platform for discussions and development of a common position of the state authorities and the AUC on the development of local self-government, improvement of the legislative framework, further decentralization of power, strengthening of open governance, support of community economic development, implementation of sectoral reforms.