Program

III LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FORUM PROGRAMME

TIME DIRECTIONS/LOCATIONS
INSTRUMENTS OF ENSURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF

THE CARPATHIAN EUROREGION

POSSIBILITIES OF REGIONAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT EAST AND WEST TOGETHER: REGIONAL DIMENSION OF THE UKRAINIAN SOLIDARITY
Thursday, June 21, 2018
13.00 – 14.00 Registration of participants. Welcoming coffee
14.00 – 14.30 Official opening of the Forum
14.30 – 15.30 Presentation of the European Grouping for Territorial Cooperation TYSA

Panel discussion “Enhancing competitiveness of mountainous areas”

Partner: Zakarpattia Regional Council

 

  Panel discussion “Local and regional development – Kharkiv practices”

Partner: Kharkiv Regional Council

15.30 – 16.00 Coffee break
16.00 – 17.00 Presentation of the initiative to create National Natural Park ”Truskavetskyi”

Panel discussion “Ecology of the Carpathians”

 

 

Partner: Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Panel discussion “Four years of local self-government reform in regional dimension”

Partner: Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, Local Self-governmnent Development Center in Lviv Region with support of “U-LEAD with Europe” Programme

Presentation of U-Lead with Europe Programme: support for decentralization and e-government development of Ukraine

Presentation of Civic Initiatives HUB, Kramatorsk

Panel discussion “Social entrepreneurship as a driving force for innovative social changes: experience of Donetsk and Lviv Regions”

Partner: East Europe Foundation

Presentation of the project “Drohobych Smart City”

17.00 – 17.30 Coffee break
17.30 – 18.30 Presentation of the project of creating Museum and Educational Center for Intercultural Dialogue named after Sviatoslav Vintsenz in the village of Kryvorivnia, Verkhovyna district

Panel discussion “Sustainable development of tourism in the Carpathians: from vision to practical implementation”

Partner: Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine

Presentation of programmes for local initiatives support in Ivano-Frankivsk Region

 

 

Panel discussion “Local development projects as a driving force for community activation”

 

Partner: Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council

 

Presentation of the results of educational, cultural and media exchanges between Lviv and Luhansk Regions

Panel discussion “Changing the country together: prospects of interregional cooperation to strengthen all-Ukrainian solidarity”

Partner: Luhansk Regional State Administration – Regional Military and Civil Administration

Signing of Memorandum of Cooperation between Association “Euroregion Carpathians – Ukraine”, Association of Local Councils “Councils of Lviv Region”, Association of self-governments of Luhansk Region and Agency for Regional Development of Luhansk Region

Signing of Memorandum of Cooperation between Kosiv District Council of Ivano-Frankivsk Region, Popasna District State Administration of Luhansk Region and Association “Euroregion Carpathians – Ukraine”

Friday, June 22, 2018
9.00 – 10.00 Registration of participants
10.00 – 11.00 Presentation of the project of forest nursery complex for growing seedlings with a closed root system

Panel discussion “What is waiting for forests in the Carpathians”

 

Panel discussion “Instruments of financing cross-border cooperation and regional development”

 

Presentation of the project-winner of the programme for sectoral support of regional development “East and West together: building trust from the school desk”

Panel discussion “East and West together: building trust from the school desk”

Partner: Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Presentation of cooperation between Brody and Bilokurakyne Districts

11.00 – 11.30 Coffee break
11.30 – 13.00 Presentation of Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Poland – Belarus – Ukraine 2014-2020

 

Panel discussion“Ukrainian-Polish cross-border cooperation after 2020: improving life quality of border area residents together”

Partner: Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Poland – Belarus – Ukraine 2014-2020

Signing of Partnership Agreements on Projects Implementation within Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Poland – Belarus – Ukraine 2014-2020

Presentation of Ukrainian-German partnerships between cities

 

 

Panel discussion “Inter-municipal Ukrainian-German cooperation: best practices and prospects”

Partner: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Office in Ukraine

 

Panel discussion “Role of business in uniting the country”

Partner: DTEK

Presentation of “Come on, let’s play!” project

Signing of Memorandum of implementation of “Come on, let’s play!” project

 

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.30 Presentation of the project-winner of the programme for sectoral support of regional development “Carpathian network of regional development”

Panel discussion “Carpathian network of regional development: on the way to a common strategy for the Ukrainian Carpathians”

Partner: Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine

 

Panel discussion “Transport infrastructure as a prerequisite for regional development”

Partner: “Institute of Eastern Studies”

Presentation of the project “CowBOYKY: Ukrainian wild” west with the EU financial support

Adoption of the Resolution on transport passenger traffic through the Beskydy tunnel

 

 

 

Plenary discussion “Are media able to unite the country?”

Partner: Pershyi Zakhidnyi channel

 

Saturday, June 23, 2018
10.00 – 11.30 Presentation of the initiative of the EU pilot project for the Carpathian Region

Panel discussion “Regional development in the Carpathians: joint initiatives”

Partner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Signing of Declaration on joint actions of regional self-governments to develop Carpathian Region

 

Panel discussion “High-quality vocational education as a key to success of regional development”

Partner: Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

 

Panel discussion “State and prospects of legislative support for decentralisation reform in Ukraine”

Partner: USAID, Association of Ukrainian Cities, project “PULSE”

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break
12.00 – 13.30 Presentation of the results of a call for proposals within the Programme for support of Carpathian communities’ initiatives

Plenary discussion “Policy of the Carpathians Development”

Adoption of Local Development Forum Resolution

13.30 – 15.00 Lunch

 

PLENARY DISCUSSIONS

  • Civil cooperation to end the war
  • Policy of the Carpathians Development

PANEL DISCUSSIONS

 INSTRUMENTS OF ENSURING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE CARPATHIAN EUROREGION

  • Enhancing competitiveness of mountainous areas
  • What is waiting for forests in the Carpathians
  • Regional development in the Carpathians: joint initiatives
  • Sustainable development of tourism in the Carpathians: from vision to practical implementation
  • Carpathian network of regional development: on the way to a common strategy for the Ukrainian Carpathians
  • Ecology of the Carpathians

 POSSIBILITIES OF REGIONAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT

  • State and prospects of decentralisation reform
  • Local development projects as a driving force for community activation
  • Panel discussion of Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Poland – Belarus – Ukraine 2014-2020
  • Inter-municipal Ukrainian-German cooperation: best practices and prospects
  • Instruments of financing cross-border cooperation and regional development
  • High-quality vocational education as a key to success of regional development

EAST AND WEST TOGETHER: REGIONAL DIMENSION OF THE UKRAINIAN SOLIDARITY

  • Local and regional development – Kharkiv practices
  • Role of business in uniting the country
  • Panel discussion of East Europe Foundation
  • Changing the country together: prospects of interregional cooperation to strengthen all-Ukrainian solidarity
  • East and West together: building trust from the school desk
  • Are media able to unite the country?