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Democracy

Promoting democracy and the development of civil society: developing the tolerant political culture of participation, encouraging decision-making on the local and national levels; cultivating an inclusive critical discussion on historical and social issues; expanding the green movement based on left-liberal ideas.

Among the significant achievements of the program in Ukraine there is an essential strengthening of the urban movement and the professional community of critical historical analysis.

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Environmentally friendly development is planned in the city of Horishni Plavni

Heinrich Boell Foundation Regional Office in Ukraine together with the international technical assistance Project “Partnership for Local Economic Development and Democratic Governance”, implemented by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, presented results of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) of the Horishni Plavni Development Strategy to 2028.

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Workshop “MeetUp: Take industrial, think cultural”

In cultural exchange programs, we’ve often seen Ukrainians visit Germany to discover and learn from cases to be taken to home and ideally to be applied in a local urban context. This workshop is going to take you into the opposite direction..

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Climate & Energetics

Climate change and energy policies: promoting ambitious climate change policies, making public discourse in the question of equitable energy transition to renewable energy sources and the issue of women's rights in the energy sector, supporting the environmental public movement.

Among the main achievements of the program, one can mention the level of influence of civil society on decision-making in the field of environmental and climate protection, as well as the introduction of energy efficiency in public discourse at the national level.

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Women and Men in the Ukrainian Energy Sector: Equal Rights and Opportunities or a Sector of Discrimination?

Last week, presentation of the research “Women and Men in the Ukrainian Energy Sector” was held. The research was conducted during 2018 and early 2019 to identify possible ways to resolve the problem of gender imbalance in the Ukrainian energy sector in order to ensure its sustainable and socially fair development.

The research was conducted by the state institution “Institute for Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine” at the initiative, and with the support, of Heinrich Böll Foundation, Kyiv — Ukraine Office and Women’s Energy Club of Ukraine with active facilitation and support of the apparatus of the Government Commissioner for Gender Policy.

Here, we publish key outtakes of the research presentation.

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Infographics: Women and Men in the Energy Sector of Ukraine

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Infographics presents the main results of the study "Women and Men in the Energy Sector of Ukraine", which was carried out in 2018 - early 2019 with the support of the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Bureau of Kyiv-Ukraine by the State Institution "Institute for Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine"

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Gender Democracy

Gender democracy, women's rights, LGBT rights: popularization of the discussion on gender issues in public discourse, supporting the study of gender in the educational environment, supporting the feminist movement, promoting the visibility of LGBT issues.

Among the main achievements of the program are the introduction of an anti-discrimination expertise of school textbooks at the national level, raising the awareness of the education community, and mainstreaming gender issues, including LGBT issues, in public discourse.

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Gender Educational Experiment": School Revolution from KRONA NGO and its Partners

Starting from January 2015, the Gender Educational Experiment has been taking place in 8 schools of Kharkiv region with the support of Heinrich Boell Foundaiton. Its aim is to create an educational space free from gender stereotypes and discrimination, where people are able and ready to identify, notice, analyze and react with their reflections and actions to everything that has to do with gender inequality, gender stereotypes and sexism. 

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