The announced decentralization of power will also influence the mining industry, said the president of the analytical center DiXi Group Olena Pavlenko, during a round table “International experience in managing oil and gas resources”.
Within the project on “Local Watchdogs in Ensuring Control over Public Finances”, on 10 September 2015 the International Centre for Policy Studies conducted training for regional civic activists.
On the 23 July, discussion “What Ukraine thinks: results of the six months” took place at the premises of Information Agency “Ukrinform”. During discussion, results of the expert survey “Political consequences of half – year” conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv “Democratic Initiatives” Foundation and the book “What does Ukraine think”, prepared by the European Council on Foreign Relations were presented.
Those in opposition to decentralisation reform are not opposed to the reform itself, they are opposed to it’s methods. This is the conclusion reached at the debate on “Reform of local government: how not to harm the community”, which took place in Odesa.
On 5 July 2015 in Sloviansk, one year after the town was freed by Ukrainian army from armed separatist, International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS) co-organized a Forum “Donbas – Ukraine: Agenda”.
On the 3 June 2015, a training seminar “The role of the public in improving the quality of administrative services” took place in Kyiv. The event was organized by the Center for Political and Legal Reforms (Kyiv) and the Centre for Local Government (Lviv).
On the 28 May 2015, the International Centre for Policy Studies (ICPS), organized a round table “Will Ukrainians influence constitutional reform? The role of civil society in its implementation”.