Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Hroisman held a meeting with representatives of the Associations of Amalgamated Territorial Communities.
Memorandum on the implementation of the Support of E-governance for Decentralization in Ukraine (EGOV4UKRAINE) project will be signed between Estonia and Ukraine.
Non-affiliated Member of the Ukrainian Parliament Nadiia Savchenko has announced the formation of a new movement after a split with her former political party. However, she says RUNA is not a political party so far.
Ukraine's PM Volodymyr Hroisman elaborated on implementation of decentralization in Ukraine as one of the most important reforms for the country's development.
First local elections in 143 integrated communities scheduled for Dec. 18 should be organized brilliantly.
This year's local budgets have already increased by more than 50 percent or 34 billion hryvnia ($1.3) compared to last year.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called road construction a priority of budget funding as he addressed the NSDC members.
Decentralization is one of the key reforms which should return Ukrainians the sense that they are masters of their land.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrii Parubii believes that the article on the "special status" of the Donbas has to be withdrawn from the draft law on decentralization and allocated in a separate draft amendment to the Constitution.
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko believes that amendments to the country's Constitution in part of decentralization and the so-called "special status" for the Donbas can be only made after Russian troops' withdrawal.
Granting the Donbas with a special status should be put to an all-Ukrainian referendum. It is not for two parliamentary factions to decide on such matters.
Today, June 8, the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov proposed to amend the Constitution in terms of decentralization and exclude the item on the special law defining peculiarities of the local self-government in certain areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.
Political debate and consultations on issues that should be voted in the parliament for further implementation of decentralization are underway in Ukraine.
The number of rural population in Ukraine has declined by 2.5 million people, and almost 350 Ukrainian villages have disappeared since the country gained independence in 1991.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko took part in the opening ceremony of Administrative Services Center in Rivne.