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Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Formation of the Green Course Action Plan, the development of the community’s economy. Community’s economy should be social and inclusive, climate neutral and ensuring growth. (UAKLY0003)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Action plan – Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine, 2021 – 2025

Commitment Start: Oct 2021
Commitment End: Jun 2022

Institutions involved:

  • Khmelnytskyi municipal enterprise "Spetskomuntrans"
  • Department of Economics
  • European bank for reconstruction and development (EBRD)
  • WS Atkins international ltd
  • Smart Environment. Khmelnytskyi (Khmelnytskyi municipal enterprise "Spetskomuntrans")

Primary Policy Area: Civic Space, Other/NA

Primary Sector: Cross-sectoral, Environment & Climate

OGP Value:

  • Technology and Innovation for Transparency and Accountability
  • Civic Participation

Description

Commitment ID

UAKLY0003

Commitment Title

Formation of the Green Course Action Plan, the development of the community’s economy. Community’s economy should be social and inclusive, climate neutral and ensuring growth.

Problem

It ensures the need for prioritization and a systematic approach to solving the city's environmental issues.  It creates the strategic documents for the city that allows to coordinate and implement long-term development goals related to the field of green development.  The city needs to develop the Green City Action Plan (hereinafter – THE GCAP).

The Khmelnytskyi GCAP offers the City of Khmelnytskyi the opportunity to align their long-term development goals with an aspirational green growth agenda. This will provide long term investment benefits into the city across multi-sectors, demonstrating commitment to the global green agenda.

Also, the creation of an interactive space for schoolchildren, students and adults “Gufi Center” will help to inform the main stakeholders about the waste management system and the impact of garbage on the environment, thus – it solves the problem of low public awareness of the proper management of solid waste.  It provides a comprehensive and high-quality approach to teaching the population on proper waste sorting, recycle process, as well as impact of waste on the environment and people.

Status quo

Lack of strategic documents in the city that allow to agree and implement long-term development goals related to the field of "green development". Lack of a comprehensive and high-quality approach to educating the population on waste sorting, processing, as well as impact of waste on the environment and people.

Action

  1. Development and implementation of the Green City Action Plan.

The Green City Action Plan (GCAP) will establish a green vision for the city, including strategic objectives, actions and investments, to ensure a sustainable future for Khmelnytskyi.

  1. Creation of an interactive space for schoolchildren, students and adults “Gufi Center” will inform about the waste management system and the impact of garbage on the environment.

An interactive center will be opened; awareness of the waste management system and the impact of garbage on the environment will be increased; 27,000 people will visit the center annually.

How will the commitment contribute to solving the public problem described above?

  1. The City will receive the guideline “Green City Action Plan” how to solve the main environmental problems, which will be assessed and prioritized with the help of the consultants of the project (experts), and stakeholders. The GCAP will include:
  • Green city vision and strategic objectives;
  • Environmental challenges and their socio-economic impacts;
  • Priority challenges and key measures to address them;
  • Measures for implementation; and
  • Stakeholder consultation using GCAP presentation
  1. The Education Center will be opened – Gufi Center. Each year about 27,000 people will visit this center in order to be informed about the waste management topic.

What long-term goal as identified in your Open Government Strategy does this commitment relate to?

Movement towards climate neutrality of the city of Khmelnytskyi by 2050.  Provision of a new comprehensive and high-quality solid waste management infrastructure that meets European standards. The GCAP provides the city with an opportunity to agree on long-term development goals.  Such an agreement will bring the city long-term investments in various sectors of the economy, demonstrating tendency to the global green development agenda.  Formation of environmentally conscious behavior of the population in the field of solid waste management.

Primary Policy Area

Civic Space, Other/NA

Primary Sector

Cross-sectoral, Environment & Climate

What OGP value is this commitment relevant to?

Technology and Innovation for Transparency and Accountability The fulfillment of the obligation is envisaged by the Memorandum of Understanding between the Khmelnytskyi City Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the EBRD Green Cities Program of September 15, 2019, Loan agreement between Khmelnytskyi municipal enterprise "Spetskomuntrans" and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development of October 7, 2020, Grant Agreement between Khmelnytskyi Municipal Enterprise "Spetskomuntrans", Khmelnytskyi City Council and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development of October 7, 2020.
Civic Participation The fulfillment of the obligation is envisaged by the Memorandum of Understanding between the Khmelnytskyi City Council and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on the EBRD Green Cities Program of September 15, 2019, Loan agreement between Khmelnytskyi municipal enterprise "Spetskomuntrans" and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development of October 7, 2020, Grant Agreement between Khmelnytskyi Municipal Enterprise "Spetskomuntrans", Khmelnytskyi City Council and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development of October 7, 2020.

Milestones

5 Milestones
1

External framework report; Indicators Database; Technical Assessment sections and presentation; Prioritisation of Green City Challenges, including SE2; Vision and Strategic Objectives including SE3; Green City Actions including SE4; Monitoring plan; Green City Action Plan and presentation SE5; SEA incl public disclosure period

Start Date10/2021
End Date05/2022
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2

Capacity building presentations

Start Date03/2022
End Date05/2022
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3

Support for council approval and Final report

Start Date04/2022
End Date05/2022
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4

Repairs of the premises and creation of the exhibition

Start Date10/2021
End Date10/2021
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5

Opening of the Gufi-Center

Start Date10/2021
End Date10/2021
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