Presentation of a study on community amalgamation in ethnocontact regions
The Association for community self-organization assistance invites to the presentation and discussion of the results of the analytical study “Community amalgamation in ethnocontact regions: features and prospects”. The presentation will take place on December 10, 2019 at the Hotel Ukraine (Kiev, Institutskaya St., 4, II floor, Mariinskaya Hall) from 10:00 to 12:30. The study was conducted… View Article
From amalgamation to development: will Ukrainian communities be viable?
What is a viable amalgamated territorial community? What criteria does it have to meet? How will the next phase of reform take place? These questions were answered by experts at a public discussion held on October 21 at the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center. “While the first part of the law “On voluntary amalgamation of territorial communities”… View Article
Are the “perspective plans” promising: how will communities continue amalgamation?
The 14th All-Ukrainian Conference on community self-organization was held on this topic. The event was held by the All -ukrainian NGO “Association for community self-organization assistance” in Kyiv on June 21. The conference brought together more than 50 local government reform stakeholders from 14 regions of Ukraine. The first topic for discussion was the formation… View Article
Presentation of research on the status and prospects of socio-cultural infrastructure development
A team of experts from the Association for community self-organization assistance presented the results of the study of the state and prospects of development of socio-cultural infrastructure in the amalgamated territorial communities (ATC). The study examined the regulatory and financial conditions for the functioning of socio-cultural infrastructure in the ATCs; the demand of the population of Ukraine for… View Article
Selection of participants of XIII All-Ukrainian Conference on Public Self-Organisation has been started
The NGO “Association for Community Self-Organisation Assistance” invites you to take part in the competitive selection for participation in XIII All-Ukrainian Conference on Public Self-Organisation on the topic “Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts in Communities in the Course of the Reform Implementation” that will be held on 19th-20th November, 2018 in Kharkiv City. Public officers,… View Article
The Association Team Presented the Working Results of the Analytical Centre
The presentation of insights of the team of the NGO “Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance” (the Association) was held in Kyiv on 09th July. The Head of the Association, Tetiana Kirillova, presented the organisation, main focus areas and team. The Head of the Analytical Department, Andrii Krupnyk, told about the main spectrum of practices, their… View Article
How efficiently to implement the National strategy for assisting in the civil society development at the regional level?
The participants of the Conference-Seminar, held on 16th March, 2018 in Ternopil City as a part of the Project “Public support of implementation of the National strategy for assisting in the civil society development at the regional level” implemented by the NGO “Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance” with the support of the UNO Development Program… View Article
Situation with the social capital in the communities of Ukraine: conditions of its formation and development
The Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance conducted a complex inter-regional study of the situation with the social capital in Ukrainian communities and conditions of its formation and development. The study was made in 25 regions of Ukraine (24 regions and Kyiv City) by way of diagnosing the social capital status in the region centres, in… View Article
About the analytical part of the Association activities
In December, the Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance launched its new three-year project related to the institutional support of the organization, elaboration of the analytical part of the activity with the support of TTDI and Embassy of Sweden. In Ukraine, the analytical centres development projects are coordinated by the Program of Democratic Practice of the… View Article
Public Participation School in Odessa region
During November the trainers of the NGO “Association for Community Self-Organization Assistance” visited a number of Odessa region settlements where they conducted two-day workshops. Three workshops within the frame of the Public Participation School took part with the support of the Democracy Fund of the US Embassy in Ukraine for the public activists and representatives… View Article
ХІІth All-Ukrainian Conference on Public Self-Organization
The XIIth All-Ukrainian Conference on Public Self-Organization was held in Kherson. This year it was devoted to innovations in the public participation and social capital development in communities. This event joined representatives of state authorities, local self-government, NGO leaders, managers of apartment building co-owners associations of Ukraine and scientists.   The conference was aimed at discussing… View Article
How do the experts work towards the stable development of new united territorial communities?
For more than two months, the Association exports have been working on promoting the stable development of the united territorial communities (UTC) newly formed in 2017 of Lugansk and Odessa Regions. Today, there is a methodology designed on studying the mechanism of cooperation of the government and public in the united territorial communities, and a… View Article
The team of Association has presented results of activities and future plans
In Kyiv it was held the presentation of activities of All-Ukrainian NGO “Association for community self-organization assistance”. The team told about the development of analytical component, net of Resource centers on the development of local democracy and strategic plans. We started our work in 2006 in Odesa when the team of Association consisted of 5… View Article
It were searched the recipes of successful decentralization at the International conference in Odessa
How to give impetus to the development of capable communities as a joint effort were discussed in Odessa at the XI International Conference on self-organization. The conference brought together community leaders and experts from Ukraine, Italy, Georgia, Estonia, Belarus, the United States and the authorities both local and state level. The event was organized by… View Article
Bilyaivka amalgamated community. Joint development of the strategy
In the city Biliaivka that in the Odessa region, active citizens together produced an Amalgamated community development strategy until 2020 at the strategic session, which has brought together more than 60 stakeholders – entrepreneurs, representatives of public sector, government, MPs, age, community activists. They jointly developed a proposal for future long-term community development strategy. The… View Article
Has been created Coordinating Council for Civil Society Development
The Order of the President of Ukraine on November 4, 2016 has been created the Coordinating Council for Civil Society Development. The Coordinating Council is an advisory body to the President of Ukraine. Its main objectives are: 1) working out and submission to the President of Ukraine proposals on: a. promotion of constructive interaction between… View Article
How decentralization steps around Ukraine - view of the participants
What prompted the community to amalgamate? What caused the resistance? How were voluntary amalgamations? These and many other questions answered analysts Association of self-organization at a press conference on the research of public participation in local government reform. The event was held at the UNIAN news agency on November 22. The research was conducted in… View Article
Association for community self-organization assistance has become a member of reanimation reform package
All-Ukrainian NGO “Association for community self-organization assistance has become a member of public platform “Reanimation reform package” (RRP). The decision was taken at a meeting of RRP. Earlier, the Association worked with the RRP during the promotion of the draft "On self-organization bodies" (new version) (№2466), which is on the agenda of the RRP. According… View Article
The Reform in the South: the amalgamation is necessary, although the process is not easy
What resources have been given to the amalgamated communities and what difficulties faced the participants of decentralization reform on the south of Ukraine, discussed today at the debate "The implementation of reform of local self-government in the south of Ukraine: Present day and Future Prospects "in Odessa. The representatives of local councils, amalgamated communities, NGOs,… View Article