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Local communities and sustainable development .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
Local communities and sustainable development
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  • Submitted by: GEF NGO Network Ukraine
  • Topic: Education
  • Keywords: education, capasity development, local communities, Ukraine
  • Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Date of completion: 2015-05-29
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Popularize ecological settlements and facilitate their development. 2013
Promote in communities the use of local fuel and energy resources as priority. 2013
Assist communities in the creation of stable development programmes 2013
Facilitate economic development of small communities according to the One Community One Product principle. 2013
Resources devoted to implementation
Type Details
Staff / Technical expertise NGOs volunteers
350org. Ukraine ; Eco club «Zelena Khvylia», key Ukrainian NGO "Development and Environment", key Ukrainian Foundation "Ecological Ukraine", Center of marketing research of Rivne, Velykokaratulsk center of local development, Podil ecology agency, Children center Romantik, newspaper Ecotyzden, NGO "European dialogue", Pereyaslav-Kmelnytsky center for community development, Fund "Star Volyn", NGO "Robinzon", Radomyshl NGO "Wave", NGO "Green Zhytomyrshchyna", Chernihiv State Technology University, NGO "Step to the future", NGO "Prosvita", Kyiv Taras Shevchenko National University, NGO Green Cross, NGO Ecosvit.
Description/achievement of initiative
Increased number of civic initiatives of implementing sustainable development locally, which will allow to reduce poverty in the country, promote the establishment of social justice and ensure proper environment protection
Implementation methodologies
Participants of the Ukrainian Civic Leaders Forum held in light of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 adopted a Resolution where they advanced the initiative to take Voluntary Commitments to achieve results in the following areas of sustainable development sector:

1. Development of Local Communities
2. Environmental Education and Biological Diversity
3. Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

Copyright United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

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