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Is the Ukrainian government ready to help coal mining towns with just transition?

The outcomes of the meeting of representatives of 17 Ukrainian coal mining communities with representatives of the Ministry of Reconstruction and Development of Ukraine.

An open letter from the mayors of coal mining communities regarding Ukraine’s recovery process

We, the mayors of the Ukrainian mining communities, strive to become active participants in the recovery processes in Ukraine and see our communities’ potential to […]

High Forum on the Just Transition of Coal Regions: A clear plan and cooperation are necessary.

Ukraine declares a course for just transition (JT). This will primarily affect the regions that depend on coal mining and combustion. While statements of readiness […]

Open letter on the processes of just transition of coal regions by the Platform for Sustainable Development of Coal Towns of Donetsk region

We, the mayors of Donetsk region’s nine coal towns, three local NGOs and Donetsk Chamber of Commerce and Industry, have united and created the Platform […]

We offer our assistance in a just transition of coal towns: an open letter from Donbas NGOs

We, non-governmental organizations working in the Donetsk region, understand the global trends towards decarbonization and just transition of fossil fuel-dependent regions, of which Ukraine is […]

Cooperation of coal regions and local development – the main takeaways from the mining towns’ visit to Lviv region

On 16-18 June the heads of local authorities, which are part of the Platform for Sustainable Development of Coal Towns of Donetsk Region, as well […]

Art installation “Monolith”

From May 14th to May 17th in 7 coal towns of the Platform for Sustainable Development (Pokrovsk, Vuhledar, Selydove, Dobropillia, Bilozerske, Myrnohrad, Toretsk) the art […]

Working Committee

The fourth meeting of the Working Committee for the development of the Platform Towns Transformation Strategy. Approval of goals and project proposals.

Children’s Robotics Festival RовоTransformation 2021

The event was organized by the local NGO “Territory of Sustainable Development”. During the festival activities were held in eight towns: Belozerske, Vuhledar, Dobropillia, Myrnohrad, […]

Ukraine is among states, which are active in just transition in coal regions

In April 2021, the International Research Organization  World Resources Institute (WRI) added Ukraine to the list of countries engaged in the just transition. This became […]