Where we work

Campaign against Illegal Wood Cutting

Initiative: “Centre for Investigative Journalism”
Place: Mykolaiv, Mykolaiv Oblast
Year: 2017
Web: http://nikcenter.org/

The campaign led by investigative journalists and local ecological initiatives responds to a discovery of highly controversial wood cutting which takes place on the territory of the town of Mykolaiv with consent of local officials and politicians.

Right to Housing for Children Leaving Orphanages

Initiative: “Alliance for Protection of Children´s Rights”
Place: Odessa, Odessa Oblast
Year: 2017

The platform of social NGOs from the Odessa Oblast that work with children from local orphanages launched a campaign. It aims at full implementation of a programme which would guarantee housing to adolescents leaving the orphanage.

Online Broadcasting of Municipal Council and Committees Meetings

Initiative “Centre for Regional Development of Bilozerka”
Place: Bilozerka, Kherson Oblast
Year: 2017
Web: http://bilozerka.info/

The campaign in Bilozerka illustrates a growing trend of emancipation of the local civil society, even in remote regions of Ukraine.

Establishment of Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence

Initiative: “League of Social Workers of Ukraine”
Place: Kherson, Kherson Oblast
Year: 2017
Web: http://liga-kherson.blogspot.cz/
The campaign of the social organisation reflects the sad fact that despite the high number of domestic-violence victims in the Kherson Oblast and legislation currently in force, the local government bodies do not provide a shelter house where the victims could physically hide from the aggressor.

Transparent Financial Management of Municipal Enterprises

Initiative: “Open Access”
Place: Kremenchuk, Poltava Oblast
Year: 2017
Web: http://www.telegraf.in.ua/plots/open-access/
The campaign´s goal is to make the municipal enterprises publish their financial management in a form of open data which is a legal obligation in Ukraine.

Your Representative

Initiative group Svidomist (Consciousness)
Web: http://deputat.tira.com.ua/
Location: Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy, Odessa province
Year: 2016
The long-term goal of the initiative group is an increased interest of the citizens of the little Southeast Ukrainian town of Belgorod-Dnestrovskiy in local politics.

Open and Accessible Budget in Belozerka

Initiative: Molodežnyj centr regionalnogo razvitija
Web: http://bilozerka.info/
Location: Belozerka, Kherson Oblast (Regional Development Youth Center)
Year 2016
In the time of systemic adopting anticorruption measures, efforts at making the process of handling public finances more transparent have an irreplaceable role to play in all of Ukraine.

Open Access – for the right to information on the activities of Kremenchuk local government and for publicly accessible property reports by the directors of city-owned companies

Initiative group Deklarator
Location: Kremenchuk, Poltava Oblast
Year: 2016
The campaign requires that the city of Kremenchuk publishes, in accordance with the law, materials to be discussed at the next assembly meeting twenty days prior to the meeting so that the citizens have a possibility to introduce suggestions and objections to the motions that will be voted on.

Clean Environment as a Way to Development

Initiative Group “There is Power in Action”
Location: Lyubimovka, Kherson Oblast
Year: 2016
The campaign strives to achieve that the town Lyubimovka in Kherson Oblast introduces a functional system of waste treatment and thus limits a widespread practice of creating illegal dumps.