What Idea Can Change Your City?September 13, 2018
For the first time in Ukraine, a campaign called “What Idea Can Change Your City?” is being launched by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and the BigBoard Company as part of the International Mayors Summit.
For the first time, Ukrainian mayors and top businesses will generate urban solutions at the International Mayors SummitSeptember 05, 2018
The Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF), supported by the Office of the Prime Minister of Ukraine, is organizing an international event on October 9, 2018, where Ukrainian mayors and their foreign colleagues will share best urban development practices
Schoolgirls from Throughout Ukraine Presented Problem-Solving IT Projects in KharkivJuly 09, 2018
Twenty-five schoolgirls from throughout Ukraine presented innovative IT projects aimed at solving various community problems in Kharkiv this weekend. The projects were presented at the Technovation Summer Camp 2018, organized by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund in partnership with Peace Corps Ukraine as part of the Technovation Ukraine project.
Schoolgirls create 29 mobile apps to change UkraineMay 14, 2018
On May 12, 2018 the Sikorsky Challenge startup school of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute hosted Regional Pitch Event of the Technovation Challenge, an international IT education program for schoolgirls. Twenty-nine teams of girls aged 10-18 years from 37 cities of Ukraine presented their products – 29 mobile applications, aimed to change Ukraine.
‘’Million Worth Community’’: Western NIS Enterprise Fund grants UAH 1 million to the Pechenizhyn CommunityMarch 14, 2018
“1 + 1” sets up the finale of the first Ukrainian business-social reality TV show “Million Worth Community”. At the show, 5 united territorial communities (UTC) contended for UAH 1 million grant from the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) by developing projects to improve life in the regions. Consequently, the Pechenizhyn UTC came out on top, having developed a raspberry shock-freezing project.
SERHII MORHUNOV WINS THE “INNOVATIVE MAYOR 2017” RATINGJanuary 30, 2018
The NGO-HUB hosts the “Innovative Mayor 2017” Award ceremony. The rating founders Jaroslawa Johnson, President and CEO of the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, and Iryna Ozymok, Founder of the International Mayors Summit, and the WNISEF’s Local Economic Development Program Manager handed the award to the Mayor Serhii Morhunov. They pointed out, that many innovative ideas in the city’s environment, economics, administrative services, energy efficiency, etc. were successfully implemented in Vinnytsia. All these projects make life of the citizens more comfortable.
Self-reinvention: the Mayor of Khmelnytskyi becomes a yard-keeper, and the Mayor of Chernivtsi hits off a trolleybus check-takerJanuary 29, 2018
The Mayors of Khmelnytskyi, Zhytomyr, Chernivtsi, Dolyna, Trostianets and Glukhiv joined the special project “Undercover Mayor” and lived one day as ordinary citizens. Six city leaders dared to disguise and dive into the crowd to find out the people’s opinion regarding the mayor’s office work.
“Million Worth Community” airs on 1+1: TV-presenters announcedJanuary 25, 2018
On January 28, at 9.50 am the 1+1 TV channel kicks off a new business-social reality show “Million Worth Community”, where united Ukrainian territorial communities will contend for UAH 1 million investment from the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) by creating projects to improve life in the regions.
International Mayors Summit Started in KyivNovember 28, 2017
The International Mayors Summit, organized by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, kicks off in Kyiv. More than 150 Ukrainian mayors and local government leaders from eight countries gathered to share their experience in introducing innovations.
Teсhnovation Challenge, a global tech entrepreneurship competition for girls started its new season in UkraineNovember 03, 2017
The Innovation Park Unit.City hosted the kick-off session of the tech entrepreneurship competition for schoolgirls and the discussion of technical opportunities for girls in Ukraine. Ukraine joined the program in 2017 and has already seen 15 teams of girls making mobile apps for solving issues in the Ukrainian cities. The project in Ukraine is supported by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Peace Corps.