The Ukraome HDR The Power of Decentralization


The Ukraine Human Development Report for 2003 focuses on the issue of decentralization and how this can promote many aspects of human development.It follows from the previous report,which concentrated,on how citizen participation can be utilized to improve people's lives and the methods of empowering citizens to participate in decision making at every level of government.These two reports provide a natural continuation in addressing the issues of governance and human development,which has been the focus of many UNDP efforts in Ukraine over the past decade.

Principal Contributors: E. Bakhshish - Author/Core TeamJ. Hansen - Author/Core TeamS. Koretska - Author/Core Team M. Kuzmyn - Author/Core TeamG. Wright - Author/Core TeamI. Burakovsky - Advisory Committee (Institute for Economic Research and Policy Consulting)