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U-LEAD with Europe: Ukraine Local Empowerment, Accountability and Development Programme - Phase II

Project Description
U-LEAD with Europe Programme is a multi-donor action operating in all 24 regions of Ukraine to strengthen municipalities in their work to improve living conditions of their residents and service delivery at the local level under the decentralisation reform. U-LEAD provides specialised trainings and consultations for Ukrainian communities (hromadas), conducts local and international study trips and experience exchange events, implements local development projects in various sectors of hromadas' life, communicates the decentralisation reform to the citizens, cooperates closely with Ukrainian line Ministries to improve regional development in Ukraine, and contributes to the formation of capable and efficient multi-level governance promoting hromadas' amalgamation.
Specific Objective
To enhance the capacities of key actors at national, regional and local levels to further implement Ukraine’s´ decentralisation and related regional policy, and to contribute to defining the functions for each level of government within specific policy areas.
Expected Results
R1. The capacities of national actors to steer and shape the decentralisation reform, including the harmonisation with regional policy and sector reforms, are strengthened.
R2. The dialogue between governmental and non-governmental actors with regard to municipal decision-making processes is improved.
R3. Sub-national actors have improved capacities to carry out the tasks assigned to them in the context of the decentralisation process and regional policy.
R4. Exchange formats or coordination mechanisms for the implementation of the decentralisation reform have been designed or adapted.
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Partnership that protects
Governance & public administration
Good government
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€40 993 307
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