Association for Community Self-organization Assistance

Association for Community Self-organization Assistance – All-Ukrainian NGO that promotes the development of civil society in Ukraine through the self-organization and the creation of an effective system of public participation in the local governance.

Association:

– Unites and supports NGOs and people who want to improve the quality of life in community, solve local problems together, try to influence on the actions of the authorities.

– Carries the researches and policy analyzes on topical issues of social development.

– Provides assistance at all stages of creation and work of community organizations, offers advices.

– Develops and seeks the adoption of effective legislative and regulatory framework of local government at the state and local levels.

– Seeks transparency and openness in the activities of state and local authorities.

– Informs citizens about public participation in the local governance and control over local government, improves their activity.

– Increases the level of professionalism and awareness of civic activists: training events, round tables, conferences, exchange of experience.

– Develops analytical, methodical, educational literature.

SEE PROJECTS

Annual reports: 2015 2014, 20132012

History:

  • Association was founded in 2005 on the initiative of members of the First All-Ukrainian Conference on Self-organization issues.
  • Association for Community Self-organization Assistance was registered in June 15, 2006.
  • The web-site http://samoorg.com.ua («Self-organization in Community») was created In 2008. It`s specialized web resource about self-organization and local democracy.
  • Association established a network of resource centers in 2013. They are involved in development of local democracy in Dnipropetrovsk, Kyiv, Lutsk, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Rivne, Kherson, Luhansk and Donetsk regions.

Structure:

Leaders:

Chairman – Anna Trepalyuk

Deputy Chairman, Head of Analytical department –  Andrii Krupnyk

Deputy Chairman on the organizational and legal issues – Vyacheslav Kishchenko

Board:

Chairman of the Board – Tatiana Kirillova

Deputy Chairman of the Board – Mikhail Zolotuhin

Deputy Chairman of the Board – Andrii Nyestyerkov

Members – Angelica Pylypenko, Hayduchyk Irina, Elena Golovkina, Igor Semenyachenko, Andrey Reva, Oleg Savchuk, Rauno Vinni, Mairja Golubeva.

The Association has offices in the regions and cities:

Zaporizhia, Kropivnitskii, Luhansk, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Kherson, Chernivtsi, Chernihiv, Donetsk, Kharkiv and other regions; Odessa city, Kyiv, Vradievka village (Mykolaiv region).

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CONTACTS:

38, Marazlyivska str., Odessa, 65014, Ukraine

tel./fax: +3 8 (048) 738 68 30

email: samoorg@ukr.net

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Out team

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Anna Trepalyuk

Chairman, expert on local democracy, program management and communications

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Andrii Krupnyk

Deputy Chairman, Head of analytical center, expert on public administration, local democracy and social development

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Vyacheslav Kishchenko

Deputy Chairman on the organizational and legal issues, Lawyer

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Iryna Parhomets

Accountant

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Anastasiia Prokhorova

Office manager

Maria Dzupyn
Policy Analyst 
Association for community
self-organization assistance

Mariya Dzupyn

Policy analyst

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Kateryna Zlatina

PR manager

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Oleksndra Kalashnikova

Policy analyst

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Oleksii Kolesnikov

Policy analyst