Ukraine

What is local and regional governments’ role in welcoming Ukrainian refugees?

Many women, minors and elderly men are settling within the borders of the European Union. To date, o...
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European mayors eye long-term partnerships with counterparts to rebuild Ukraine

By Vlagyiszlav Makszimov | EURACTIV.com   Leaders of European cities and towns a...
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Register to the matching platform for Ukrainian and other European cities

Ukrainian municipalities have started to provide information about their needs on the recently launc...
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MEPs: “All actors should be involved from the beginning until the end of projects”

Local and regional government should be even better involved in the EU development policy, said in s...
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Local governments across Europe mobilise to support Ukrainians

700 mayors and local or regional leaders from across Europe have united around Ukraine by signing th...
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European local and regional governments stand in support and solidarity with their peers in Ukraine

In a statement issued on 24 February 2022, the political leadership of the Council of European Mun...
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CEMR condemns unprovoked Russian military build-up on the Ukrainian border towns and regions

The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) condemns unprovoked Russian military build...
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Bridges of Trust forum: strengthening ties between Ukrainian and EU municipalities

Over 100 representatives of local government from Ukraine and the EU gathered virtually on 10 Decemb...
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GreeTHiS, a stepping stone for the development of the Black Sea Basin

The GreeTHiS project which started in 2018 and will end in December 2021, derives from the shared id...
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Stronger together: 6 EU and Ukrainian municipalities join forces to tackle common challenges

Decentralised cooperation: it’s not just a phrase, but the reality of local governments coming tog...
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Local governments are missing in the EU-Ukraine & EU-Moldova high-level meetings

The October EU-Ukraine summit and EU-Moldova Association Council reaffirmed the need for continued i...
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Lithuanian and Ukrainian municipalities meet to launch their partnership

European municipalities are coming together to cooperate through the Bridges of Trust project. Local...
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Bridges of Trust | How cooperation opens up opportunities for small Ukrainian and Lithuanian cities

What brings closer two cities, one Ukrainian, the other Lithuanian, separated by 700 km? Some will s...
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The Gender Month Forum started in Kyiv

The Kyiv region hosted the third edition of the Gender Month Forum. This is the first time that the ...
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[EXPIRED] Opportunity to partner with a Ukrainian municipality

CEMR and PLATFORMA are launching a new project “Bridges of Trust: Empowering municipalities in U...
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‘Kiss goodbye’ to reform if local leaders in EU neighbourhood ignored, stakeholders warn

By Vlagyiszlav Makszimov | EURACTIV.com Though their efforts are often overlooked, from cultural ...
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Ukraine Calling programme helps to find collaboration partners

The Ukraine Call programme offers seminars and workshops to provide orientational and applied knowle...
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Why the future is local for the Eastern Partnership

“After having interacted over the past decade, the European Union is now better placed to enga...
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Local leaders outline how to make a success of the Eastern Partnership

With the next European Union-Eastern Partnership (EU-EaP) Summit just around the corner, PLATFORMA i...
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Upgrading local democracy through new technologies and engaging digital natives

“If we take the advantage of the COVID-19 situation, we could modernise public administration in a...
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