Uzhhorod National University acted as a co-organizer of the V Regional Self-Government Forum
On Thursday, January 17, 2019, the V Regional Self-Government and Public Associations Forum "Transcarpathia at the New Stage of Decentralization and in the Roadmap of Reforms for Ukraine 2019-2020" took place in the hall of the Academic Council of UzhNU. The forum was initiated by the Transcarpathian Regional Branch of the Association of Ukrainian Cities, the Transcarpathian Center for Local Self-Government Development, Uzhhorod National University and a number of public associations. They were represented by the heads of the towns and villages - centers of existing and potential amalgamated territorial communities, heads of executive bodies, advisers and councilors of the Offices for Reforms of the Transcarpathian Regional Branch of the Association of Ukrainian Cities and Center for Local Self-Government, scholars of UzhNU, experts and representatives of mass media.
Following the discussions of the reports of the plenary session and two thematic panel discussions, the participants of the V Regional Forum adopted a resolution to be sent to the central authorities, the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration and the Transcarpathian Regional Council. The participants of the forum also appealed to the head of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Henadiy Moskal with the offer to hold a working meeting in the first half of February 2019 in a format of a round table with the heads of towns and villages representing the existing and potential ATCs of the Transcarpathian region, with the purpose of discussing and solving the problems, which require the interaction of the Regional State Administration with the bodies of local self-government, and in particular, to ensure the implementation of the "new stage of decentralization reform" in the Transcarpathian region in 2019-2020.