Training for Starostas and Officials of the Ivankiv Hromada

On January 11, 2023, project experts Olga Kalinichenko and Andrii Matsokin conducted a training in the Ivankiv Hromada in Kyiv region. More than 20 representatives of local self-governments participated at the event: starostas, ASC's employees, employees of human resources departments, legal and organizational departments, the manager of executive committee's affairs, and the council secretary.

The participants shared their experiences and discussed models of providing administrative services in starosta districts and the interaction of the starosta with the ASC in terms of organizing services for residents. During the training issues of regulatory support for the acquisition of legal status by starostas, specifics of entrusting and exercising their powers, compliance with the requirements of regulatory documents for public service provision were also analyzed.

The Ivankiv Hromada is a partner in the PROSTO project to improve service provision in starosta districts. The total population of the hromada is about 28,000, and almost 18,000 residents live in starosta districts. 20 starosta districts provide services for almost two-thirds of the population of Ivankiv.