Transcarpathian officials improved their skills in Germany
The European Academy of Berlin, in the framework of the German-Ukrainian Academy of Effective Management and Expansion of Civil Rights in Europe "AGREE", is implementing a training program that focuses solely on Ukrainian interests and meets the latest professional and educational standards. Officials of the executive power of Transcarpathia attended the workshops that the organization conducts on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany.
The main objective of the project "AGREE" covers the principles of effective management, facilitates the exchange of the latest experience and is based on an analysis of the needs of Ukrainian partners.
In April-May 2015, the seminar of the European Academy of Berlin under the project AGREE "German-Ukrainian Academy of Effective Management and Expansion of Rights and Powers in Europe" in Berlin was attended by the delegation of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration consisting of the head of the information and publishing division of the Information and Public Relations Department Marina Chepa-Markovtsi, the head of the Department of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and CBC Uliana Gurchumelia and the deputy director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Yuriy Shpontak.
Also the same seminar of the project AGREE in 2015 was attended by delegations of Poltava, Cherkasy and Ivano-Frankivsk regional state administrations.
Topics of the seminar were devoted to the exchange of practical experience between officials of German and Ukrainian authorities on good governance, combating corruption and local government. Presentations and discussions focused on introducing the practice of decentralization of government functions, maintaining financial independence of local authorities, civil society building as the forces of democracy, combating socio-economic disparities in regional development. In addition, officials improved their basic skills in presentation, discussion, internal communication and mediation, external communication and public relations, as well as negotiating and leadership.
In the course of the seminar, Ukrainian officials visited and got acquainted with the work of the Office of the Senate of Berlin, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Germany, the Ministry of Finance of Germany, the Ministry of Economy and European Affairs of Brandenburg, the Federal Office for Financial Services, offices of federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Thuringia in Berlin, the Office for reception of citizens, Saxon Accounting Chamber, the Deutchlandradio, and more.
The cooperation of the Transcarpathian regional state administration with the European Academy of Berlin will continue in the future.