Lead partner country:

PRIORITY 3 - Networking and people-to-people cooperation

The growth of municipal services as a part of well-balanced development of Polish – Ukrainian borderland cities

Lead PartnerThe Association of Local Governments of Euroregion BUG (Poland)

Partnership Town Chelm (Poland)
The Executive Committee of Lutsk City Council (Ukraine)

Total budget303445,76 €

Programme Contribution273101,18 €

Duration12 months

Measure3.1. Regional and local cross-border cooperation capacity building

Project ref. numberIPBU.03.01.00-06-580/11-00

The overall objective is to stimulate the dynamics of municipal services' development in the cities of Lublin Voivodeship and Volyn Oblast through transfer of knowledge and experiences exchange.

The specific objectives are:
1. Transfer of knowledge and increase in competencies of the personnel employed in the municipal economy sector of the Polish-Ukrainian borderland's cities, including the experiences transfer from EU Member States.
2. Working out concepts concerning drainage of rain and thaw water which cause temporarily inundations of urbanized areas of Chelm and Luck Cities.
3. Improvement of municipal services quality and tightening the cooperation among self-governments from Euroregion Bug area in this area.

The activities of the project includu panels of experts, working seminars, foundation of the Citizen Service Point in Chelm, foundation of the Cross-border Municipal Economy Centre in Lutsk, developing the Rainwater Drainage Concept for the city of Chełm, geological inventory of Lutsk city endangered area and developing the Rainwater Drainage Concept for the city of Lutsk.