Our news


Lviv region: the process of fair transformation of coal territories starts in Ukraine amid full-scale war

On March 22, the kick-off conference of the project "Supporting Structural Change in Ukraine's Coal Regions", implemented in partnership with the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ), took place in Lviv Oblast, which became a pilot for this project. The event discussed the possibilities of a fair transformation of coal regions, in particular the Chervonohrad microregion.

Transformation of coal regions: Meeting with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission, emphasizes the importance of developing renewable energy sources in Ukraine

Deputy Mayor of Pokrovsk, Andriy Zalivskyi, Mayor of Chervonohrad, and Borys Karpus, Mayor of Novovolynsk, met with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal, in Kyiv on January 9. During the meeting, Frans Timmermans expressed his willingness to discuss with the leaders of the mining communities the issues of further transformation of the coal regions, in particular, solving the problems that arose in the communities during the war, as well as steps for the successful implementation of the transformation.

Coal towns on the front line: surviving and planning for the future now

Despite the full-scale war, Ukraine's coal mining towns are abandoning the policy of static and striving for a fair transformation after the victory. They are ready to plan this transformation now. This was stated by a delegation of coal towns at a meeting in Brussels as part of the Western Balkans and Ukraine Coal Regions Transformation Initiative, which took place on November 22-23.

Industrial park in Chervonograd

Experts of the NGO "New Ukrainian Community" with the support of GIZ developed the concept of an industrial park in the city of Chervonograd, Lviv region.

UAH 400 million is provided for the construction of infrastructure for industrial parks in 2022.

During the speech at the Ukrainian Israeli Innovation Summit 2021, First Deputy Minister of Community and Territorial Development Vasyl Lozynsky said that in 2022 UAH 400 million is provided to co-finance the construction of infrastructure for industrial parks. According to him, these funds are intended for the construction of roads and communications to industrial sites on the terms of co-financing with local budgets.

Transformation of coal regions in action!

On November 30, 2021, Law of Ukraine # 5600 was adopted in general and provides a wide range of tax benefits for newly established companies operating in mining cities until 2037, including EXEMPTION from tax exemption:

NUC is a new platform for socio-economic development of communities.

© 2019-2022 New Ukrainian Community