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What is neighborliness?

The neighborliness is such an obvious and familiar term, that most people do not even think about its multitude of meanings. So what is this phenomenon about, which are its hidden strengths and possibilities?   The neighborliness is the peculiar relations with neighbors, a trial, and an art to learn. It is a social and spatial construct that makes our living better. It is an artificial thing, since it is created by the due human efforts. In this environment people, while interacting, shape the common...

18 May | Read more



MDI was implementing the assessment of the educational needs for Ukraine’ energy sector with the financing from USAID ESP

During September 2020 – February 2021 Municipal Development Institute (MDI) was implementing the assessment of the educational needs for Ukraine’ energy sector with the financing from USAID Energy Security Project (USAID ESP). The survey comprised 3 stages and was aimed at finding out 1) which specialists are needed for the energy sector, 2) if the current energy education meets the needs of the employers, 3) what steps should be taken to eliminate gaps between the educational needs in the energy...

11 May | Read more



We are all neighbors – in a house, city, and country

  We are pleased to inform you that the Municipal Development Institute (MDI) was awarded a grant under USAID Democratic Governance East Project (DG East) to implement the Grant Activity “Good Neighbors – One Country”.   Citizen engagement to the local community life and, jointly with one’s neighbors, participation in measures aimed at solving common problems and protection of interests are the important component of civic behavior in a democratic community. One should not underestimate the...

26 April | Read more



New wave of the EE Schools – New Generation Project – continuing to form the grass root request for EE in Ukraine 

We have a good news for our beloved readers – DTEK EE New Generation Project has been extended to the school year 2021-2022. DTEK Company, our reliable partner, continue to support the pro-active talented children and youth, thus the next Project wave is coming. The previous wave (the school year 2020-2021), interrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will be extended to June 30, 2021. Those who did their best in studying, campaigns and contests, will definitely receive the well-deserved prizes....

1 April | Read more



The first step is not always the hardest

MDI’s work under the USAID ESP Grant Activity “Training Needs Assessment for Ukraine’s Energy Sector” is done. Despite the tight deadlines and COVID-19 outbreak, we have fulfilled the Grant Agreement. As our beloved readers know, MDI was awarded the Grant “Training Needs Assessment for Ukraine’s Energy Sector” under the USAID ESP. Considering the complexity, tight deadlines and significant amount of work, our team proceeded in the boost mode. The goal of the assessment was to find out (a)...

29 March | Read more