Status of initiative: N/a
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

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure


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.
Popularize ecological settlements and facilitate their development.
Promote in communities the use of local fuel and energy resources as priority.
Assist communities in the creation of stable development programmes
Facilitate economic development of small communities according to the One Community One Product principle.
Sustainable Development Goals and targets
Resources devoted to implementation
Staff / Technical expertise
NGOs volunteers
Progress reports
Cut off date each year: 2 May
This initiative does not yet fulfil the SMART criteria.
Action Network
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Date of completion: 2015-05-29
Operating in countries
Partner connections
Contact information/focal point(s)
Olena Kozak,

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