Community Based Approach to Local Development
Monday, 21 February 2011

UNDP Resident Representative and Leaders of the Lviv Region Summarize Realization of Joint Initiatives

On 21 February 2011 Ms. Laura Garagnani, Head of Operations of the Delegation to the European Union to Ukraine and Mr. Olivier Adam, UN Resident Coordinator visited the Univ village in Lvivska oblast. During their visit to the Lvivska oblast, Mr. Olivier Adam and Ms. Laura Garagnani met with the Deputy Head of the Lvivska oblast state administration Mr. Myron Yankiv and Head of the Lvivska oblast council Mr. Oleh Pankevych to discuss the results of the cooperation and perspectives for further implementation of common EU/UNDP Project CBA. Other participants of the meeting were the heads of RCs and RSAs of active rayons in Lviv reagion, representatives from pilot communities, and representatives from the oblast implementation unit. Heads of the Sambirsky and Starosambirsky rayons presented the results of cooperation with the CBA Project and informed participants about the impact that community self-organization had on local development. The pilot community from Zavodske village, Busky rayon, presented its experience of self-organization and realization of energy saving MP in a local kindergarten and school. The partners also discussed perspectives of continuing cooperation within the framework of the second phase of the CBA Project. After the meeting, members of the delegation visited the Univ village, Peremyshlyansky rayon, Lviv region to see the results of the MP realization, as well as other CO initiatives launched within the frames of the CBA Project.