Tombinski: EU allocates €97 million on decentralization in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Tombinski, decentralization is a step on the way to overcoming problems of centralized government
16:32, 4 April 2016

The European Union will allocate €97 million on decentralization in Ukraine, informed Head of EU Repsentative Office in Ukraine Jan Tombinski, reports “Interfax-Ukraina”.

“The EU has developed an assistance program for decentralization in Ukraine, for implementation of which European Commission, Germany and Poland will allocate €97 million”, - Tombinski stated.

According to Jan Tombinski, this program will provide assistance to the Fund of regional development  and newly created territorial communities.

He also stated, that decentralization is one of key steps on the way to overcoming problems connected with disadvantages of centralized government, which currently exist in Ukraine.

“In my opinion, the program is already working. After my trips to different cities and regions of Ukraine, I can state that the program is successful”, - Tombinski added.

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