2nd SEMINAR: STRENGTHENING THE SUB-NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP
This seminar, held in Mykolaiv, was the second in a series being held in Kyiv and diverse regions as part of the OECD project, Supporting Decentralisation in Ukraine. The audience included representatives of subnational administrations in Mykolaiv and Odessa, policy practitioners, think tanks, and relevant associations involved in Ukraine’s decentralisation reform.
On 15 March, 2017, together with the Deputy Head of the Regional State Administration in Mykolaiv, Mr. Oleksandr Kushnir and the Mayor of Mykolaiv City, Mr. Alexander Syenkevych, the OECD welcomed Ukrainian subnational officials, policy makers and other stakeholders to share their experience in decentralisation reform and its impact with respect to administrative capacity, investment capacity and service delivery capacity, particularly at the local level. In addition, participants discussed the “pros and cons” of amalgamation, and their objectives for sector decentralisation. The seminar provided an opportunity for those gathered to hear how municipal officials are meeting the challenges and seizing the opportunities associated with decentralisation.
From left to right: Dorothée Allain-Dupré, Viktoria Moskalenko, Olexandr Kushnir, Alexander Syenkevych
The key messages arising from the seminar included:
The following presentations highlighted the impact of decentralisation on economic and social development, ranging from finance and budgeting to service delivery, among OECD countries, in Ukraine and in Mykolaiv at the oblast and local level.
PRESENTATIONS BY OECD
PRESENTATIONS BY UKRAINIAN SPEAKERS