CoE: Congress president calls for inclusive consultation in territorial reform process in Ukraine The president of the Congress also stressed that, in order to be effective and sustainable, all elements of the reform must be prepared and implemented in consultation with all stakeholders.
20:05, 08 February 2020
Zelensky: Ukraine fulfilling obligations on decentralization amendments to Constitution, laid down in Minsk Zelensky is positive he was able to convince Germany and France on the issue, while admitting it will be "very difficult" to convince Russia.
09:40, 13 December 2019
Stefanchuk: Work on amendments to Constitution related to decentralization being finalized The issue to amend the Regulation on the optimization of plenary work has been discussed repeatedly with parliamentarians from different factions, the official said.
15:25, 11 November 2019
Decentralization confidently paves way throughout Ukraine – Poroshenko Poroshenko says his goal of decentralization is a country without a periphery.
22:05, 23 March 2019
“Broadcasting Russian propaganda”: MFA Ukraine responds to Putin friend Milos Zeman's advice The spokeswoman noted that it was a shame to hear from President Zeman a message regarding decentralization in Ukraine, because this reform had already been recognized by the European Union as one of the most successful ones implemented by Kyiv.
09:50, 22 March 2019
PM Groysman announces second stage of decentralization reform The corresponding decision was made at a government meeting on Wednesday, January 23.
15:20, 23 January 2019
EU to provide Ukraine with EUR 50 mln for decentralization – minister The European Union will allocate the funds for the implementation of the U-LEAD with Europe program.
12:58, 20 December 2018
Poroshenko mulls amendments to Constitution amid pseudo-elections in Donbas The president says one of the key elements in his work is decentralization reform.
15:20, 12 November 2018
Volume of local budgets exceeds 50% of Ukraine's consolidated budget The president says that after the transfer of financial resources to communities they have the right to make local authorities accountable for real changes in Ukraine.
16:40, 05 April 2018
EU, Ukrainian local governments establish partnerships to support decentralization reform The partnerships will see local officials and experts visit each other's communities to identify objectives, analyze challenges, and implement plans over the course of the next three years or more.
17:59, 09 March 2018
Poroshenko: Local budget revenue to reach $6.3 bln in 2017 <p>President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko says that the revenue of the local budget in Ukraine is expected to reach UAH 171 billion (US$6.3 billion) by the end of 2017, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
11:16, 05 December 2017
PM Groysman: Draft budget for 2018 foresees further decentralization <p>Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says the draft national budget for 2018 foresees further decentralization with the transfer of finance and powers from the central government authorities to the local ones.</p>
17:40, 17 November 2017
Financial decentralization: local coffers replenished by UAH 103 bln since year-start <p>In January-July 2017, the total fund of local budgets received UAH 102.8 billion, according to Hennady Zubko, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister and Minister of regional development, construction, housing and communal services.</p>
16:40, 05 August 2017
Local budgets' revenue grows by almost third in 5 months <p>Thanks to Ukraine's decentralization reform, local budgets' revenue soared by 34.3% in January-May 2017 year-over-year (y-o-y), to UAH 72.3 billion, or US$2.8 billion, according to the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, and Housing.</p>
13:20, 09 June 2017
Groysman: Decentralization reform yields result - local budgets see additional UAH 100 bln <p>The inflow of UAH 100 billion to local budgets in 2014-2016 is one of the topmost results of decentralization, one of Ukraine's key reforms, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said at a meeting with representatives of regional mass media Friday, the Cabinet's press service reports.</p>
13:40, 01 April 2017