The 1st stage of project trainings have started
The 2nd training stage of the project „Good Governance in Local Communities: V4 Experience of Strategic Planning for EaP Countries” was started on May 10, 2017. NGO “Euroregion “Dniester” is the main implementer of this project.
The project involves conducting series of trainings for 28 communities of Vinnytsia region and the Republic of Moldova, the elaborating of integrated development strategies for 14 pilot communities and The Guidance for community development strategy.
The training stage provides conducting of two 5-day trainings for two groups of participants, namely 40 representatives of communities from Ukraine and 16 from the Republic of Moldova. The date of the first training is May 10-14, 2017, the next training will be conducted on May 15-19, 2017. Trainings will be held at the complex "Butterfly".
On May 10, 2017, project organizers started the working day of the first group with the opening speeches.
Particularly, Oleksii Gavrilov, the deputy chairman of the NGO “Euroregion “Dniester”, told: „In 2016 we started to cooperate with the Visegrad Fund in the framework of project that was implemented by Vinnytsia regional department of International non-governmental organization „Ukraine-Poland-Germany“. The project result was establishment of the Academy for Community Capacity Building, which still offers training modules concerning community development in Ukraine and Moldova. During the pilot training modules of the Academy in 2016 the topic of strategic planning and fundraising became the most popular and received the greatest number of applications. Thus, this formed the basis for the concept of our new project "Good Governance in Local Communities: V4 Experience of Strategic Planning for EaP Countries".
Andrii Kavunets, the director of the NGO “Euroregion “Dniester”, presented activities of the organization to participants: “Euroregion “Dniester” unites Vinnytsia region and 7 districts of Moldova. The aim of the organization is to implement projects and programs for complex development of these territories. Therefore, the implementation of this project is a priority for our NGO since qualitative community development strategies will be elaborated under this project”.
Anastasiia Lanova, the project coordinator, informed participants about all details of the project implementation stages: "The duration of the project is planned for 1 year. Upon completion of the project we are going to have 2 main results, so to say its products: 14 community development strategies for Ukraine and Moldova, elaborated with the help of project experts, and the unified Guidance for community development strategy, that will be publicly available for the communities of Ukraine and Moldova”.
Then the introductory part of the training continued with the creative acquaintance of the participants.
During the second part of the working day Olha Bespalko, the project expert, presented the first training entitled “Theoretical aspects of strategic planning for development of territorial communities. Legal basis of strategic planning in Ukraine”.
Andrii Kavunets (Ukraine), Nicolai Moscalu (Republic of Moldova) and Radoslav Shelageya (Republic of Poland) also became the project experts according to results of competitive selection.