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.
Prince of the Netherlands will attend the International Mayors Summit in KyivOctober 12, 2017
On November 28-29, 2017 Kyiv will host the International Mayors Summit. This forum will be held for the second time, covering the innovations and their urban impact. More than 100 Ukrainian mayors, foreign experts and local government leaders from Canada, Israel, Slovakia, Brazil, Sweden, the UK and the Netherlands are expected to attend the Summit. The Netherlands will show a star turn of the event with StartupAmsterdam as its official partner (an organization that focuses on Amsterdam city development) and Prince Constantijn, the younger brother of the King of the Netherlands, as the honorary guest.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund supports public procurement reform in MoldovaSeptember 07, 2017
Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Moldova, WNISEF, EBRD and 5 local NGOs sign Memorandum on Cooperation on the implementation of a transparent and efficient Public Procurement System in Moldova, called MTender. The project is also supported by EBRD, EU and Transparency International.
The Prime Minister of Ukraine will patronize the International Mayors SummitAugust 29, 2017
Under the patronage of the Prime Minister of Ukraine and with support of the Mayor of Kyiv the Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) pulls off an international event, where Ukrainian mayors and their foreign colleagues will share their best practices
Schoolgirls from All Over Ukraine Presented in Lviv their Problem-Solving IT-ProjectsJuly 29, 2017
Twenty-five girls from all over Ukraine presented innovative IT-projects aimed at solving various urban problems. The presentation took place in Technovation Summer Camp, organized by Western NIS Enterprise Fund in cooperation with Peace Corps Ukraine in the course of the Technovation Ukraine project.
Agents of change in rural education: yearly progress report of 24 HUB-schoolsJuly 12, 2017
24 HUB-schools from all regions of Ukraine presented the interim work results on new development strategies that were framed and launched in the academic year 2016-2017. During the first year, the schools introduced mixed learning, started to raise extra funds on a project basis, and increased the students and parents’ involvement in school management and lesson planning. These were the results of their participation in the “Pilot 24” project, which was set in motion by Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Center for Innovative Education “Pro.Svit”.
Mykolaiv Development Agency and Western NIS Enterprise Fund presented the materials for potential investors in the city companiesJanuary 26, 2017
The city authorities of Mykolaiv presented a set of materials to potential investors of the city enterprises. Information-analytical package “Invest in Mykolaiv” was developed by the Mykolaiv Development Agency at the commission of the City Council with the financial support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund. It includes information materials for investors and ready-made business-cases – specific investment projects of the city.
What will the cities of the near future be like?December 05, 2016
On December, 5 2016 Kyiv hosted the first International Mayors Congress – a new annual forum of mayors, local government leaders and other local development stakeholders.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Mykolaiv Development Agency report on implementing the city development projectsNovember 02, 2016
Western NIS Enterprise Fund, Mykolaiv Mayor Olexandr Senkevych and Mykolaiv Development Agency held a joint press-conference, sharing the interim results of the development projects implementation under 6-month grant of Western NIS Enterprise Fund.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund and CANactions School for Urban Studies Reviewed the Results of the Small Grants Program Aimed at Urban DevelopmentJune 20, 2016
Living space in 7 cities of Ukraine will be improved as a result of the implementation of 7 projects, the winners of the Small Grants Program. Presentation of the said projects was held as part of the CANactions Architectural Festival 2016.