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  • 26.03.2014
    Availability of Dnipropetrovsk's master plan at City Hall has been made possible by the main planning authority of the City Council. The current master plan for Dnipropetrovsk was approved in 2007 and was enacted in March 2008, as reported on www.056.ua, a website for the City of Dnipropret…
  • 21.03.2014
    Modern Ukraine is an industrial country with a predominantly urban population. With the rapid urban development of the past decades, government institutions in Ukraine are using internet technologies more and more actively to inform citizens about official decisions related tourban planning. T…
  • 04.02.2014
    The State Agency of Land Resources in Ukraine remains the only central executive authority that creates unreasonable barriers to public access to maps. According to the list of proprietary data in the State Agency of Land Resources, all topographic digital maps with scales larger than 1:50,000 are…
  • 04.02.2014
    During its monitoring activities about the unavailability to citizens of master plans of cities in Ukraine, the Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives received information about the role played in the Zhytomyr region by the Security Service of Ukraine. The formal reason given for the una…
  • 28.01.2014
    The Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives (EUCCI) has filed a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights concerning the unlawful restriction of access to the comprehensive city plan of Dnipropetrovsk. According to a court complaint filed by the NGO, the City Council in Dnipropetrov…
  • 27.01.2014
    A network of nongovernmental organizations will test through the court system how to protect the right of access to public information. The experiment will be conducted by activists from the following areas: Dnipropetrovsk, Luhansk, Lviv, Sumy, Chernihiv, and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. T…
  • 25.01.2014
    The Court waited 3 Years! to Consider a Case of Obstruction of Access to the General Plan of Chernihiv Today, January 21, 2014, in the October District Court of the City of Luhansk a lawsuit against the Chernigiv City Council was reviewed. This suit was brought to the court by the Eastern-U…
  • 22.01.2014
    The Administrative Court of Appeals in Donetsk ruled that the Simferopol City Council acted illegally when they failed to respond to a request made by the Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives (EUCCI). In its information request sent in 2010, EUCCI, a non-governmental organization, asked…
  • 22.01.2014
    Thanks to a new, specially created program called UplanIT, residents of Severodonetsk are able to develop a detailed vision and plan for the development of their own city park. This work is part of the project "Information Technology (IT) Innovations for Designing Cities. Step 1: Severod…
  • 14.01.2014
    The Eastern-Ukrainian Center for Civic Initiatives has posted a useful guide online, Master Plans of Cities: A Handbook for Citizens. In the 70 pages of this publication, authors tell readers in simple words about what master plans are all about, what the plans contain, and how these documen…