Online Round Table “Measuring Local Self-Government Performance: Ukrainian and Foreign experience”

October 13, 2020 in Press Centre of Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre (2 Khreshchatyk Str.) Online Round Table “Measuring Local Self-Government Performance: Ukrainian and Foreign experience” will be held. The event is organized by USAID DOBRE.

Issues of Round Table:

  • What we measure and why?
  • Measurement of activity, performance, and capacity of communities.
  • Performance measurement instruments have been using in Ukraine.
  • Performance measurements local self-government instruments (foreign experience).
  • How to launch the measurement in Ukraine? 


  • Barry J. Reed, DOBRE Program Chief of Party (06.2016-09.2020), DOBRE Program consultant, USA
  • Roman Lozynskyi, Deputy of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Vitaliy Bezgin, Deputy of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Vyacheslav Negoda, Deputy Minister for Communities and Territories Development of Ukraine
  • Valentyna Poltavets, Executive Director of Association of Amalgamated Territory Communities 
  • Ilire Agimi, Democracy and Governance Specialist, USA
  • Valeriy Tertychka, Head of Kyiv-Mohyla School of Governance
  • Norbert Pijls, Country Coordinator at HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Kosovo
  • Cezary Trutkowski, Chairman of the Executive Board, Foundation in Support of Local Democracy, Poland 
  • Liudmyla Bilokoz, Deputy Head of Novoukrainska Consolidated Community
  • Natalia Shaforost, Head of the Department of Energy Management, Municipal Initiatives and Investments, Bashtanska Consolidated Community

Moderator: Yulia Yesmukhanova, DOBRE Program Acting Chief of Party

Round Table will be streamed on DOBRE Program, Decentralization and Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre FB, and on Ukrainian Crisis Media Centre YouTube channel as well in Ukrainian and English.


Decentralization Offering Better Results and Efficiency (DOBRE) Program is USAID’s five-year program, implemented by international organization Global Communities, and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Program is working to enhance good local governance and create improved conditions for the development of consolidated communities (CCs), increase citizen engagement in decision-making, and ensure accountability and transparency in public administration. The DOBRE Program implementing Consortium, led by Global Communities, includes: Ukrainian Crisis Media Center (UCMC); SocialBoost; Foundation in Support of Local Democracy (FSLD/FRDL), Malopolska School of Public Administration at the Krakow University of Economics (MSAP/UEK), Poland; National Democratic Institute (NDI).

The USAID DOBRE Program operates in 7 target Oblasts: Dnipropetrovsk, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv, Kherson, Kirovohrad, Mykolayiv, and Ternopil. Since June 2020, DOBRE Program started operating in three more Oblasts: Zaporizhzhia, Chernivtsi and Chernihiv.