Improving communication between the municipality of Uzhhorod and the public in decision-making processes, thereby increasing the level of transparency.
1.1 Training program for employees of selected departments of the Uzhhorod Municipal Office in the field of communication with the public – a more detailed description of the expected topics of education is given in the table below. The training will be attended by 12 selected employees who most come into contact with the public in their activities. The education will be implemented in the form of two one-day trainings carried out in Ukraine and three two-day trainings carried out in Slovakia connected with a visit to good examples – specific municipal offices in the Košice region. The lecturers will be mainly experts from Slovakia, but experts from Ukraine will also be involved in the training. The output of the activity is 5 trainings and 12 education graduates.
1.2 Evaluation of the activities of selected departments of the Uzhhorod Municipal Office in order to analyze the existing situation in the field of communication between employees and the public and representatives of the non-governmental sector in order to propose systemic measures in the area. The evaluation will be carried out mainly by Ukrainian experts, if necessary, it is possible to involve experts from Slovakia. A methodology, questionnaires and recommendations will be developed. As part of this activity, an evaluation methodology and questionnaires will be developed. The output of the activity will be 10 evaluation reports (one for each department) with recommendations.
1.3 Development of the Communication Strategy of the Uzhgorod City Hall in accordance with the requirements of Ukrainian legislation and Ukraine’s commitment to implement the principles of good governance. After completing the training program and evaluating the activities of selected departments of the Uzhhorod City Hall, a Communication Strategy will be developed under the leadership of a team of Ukrainian and Slovak experts with the active involvement of participants in the training program. 5 working meetings will take place during the creation of the strategy. The output of the activity will be 1 document.