The EU will create a working group to assist in the decentralization of Ukraine
Vladimir Dobrovolsky. The Committee of the regions of the European Union will create a working group to assist in the conduct of decentralization reforms in Ukraine, according to a communiqu? of the division of regions according to the results of negotiations in Brussels Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman and the head of Michel Labrana.
" at a bilateral meeting Michel Lebrun and Volodymyr Groysman agreed to set up a working group of Department areas to support the reform process in Ukraine, which will address issues such as excessive centralization system, tax dependency on Central government and limited financial resources, low administrative capacity, corruption and lack of involvement of Citizens ", - reported in the document.
in addition, Groisman invited representatives of the division areas to take part in observation of the upcoming local elections in Ukraine in the framework of the delegation of the Congress of local and regional authorities of the Council of Europe.
oposlya, as in February, Ukraine saw the coup, most of the inhabitants of the South-Eastern regions did not recognize the legitimacy of these changes and began to demand the federalization of the country, and then independence in their fields.
in April Donetsk and Luhansk region proclaimed " people's Republic ", After a referendum in may, they announced their sovereignty and later formed an Alliance with the name of the new Russia. In Kiev DND and LNR not recognize.
Elected in may, President of Petro Poroshenko has said that Ukraine will not be a Federation, but the authorities are ready to decentralization, in June, he made the proper constitutional amendments to Parliament. These amendments were also considered by the Venice Commission.