The Association of local governments of the Kharkov region (Ukraine)


About us

The Association of local governments of the Kharkov area is voluntary non-governmental, noncommercial association of local governments of the Kharkov area, the cities, areas, villages, the settlements, created for the purpose of more effective implementation of the powers, coordination of actions of local governments on protection of the rights and interests of territorial communities, assistance to their social and economic development, interaction and cooperation deepening.

The association has the local status and extends its activity through members of Association, its governing bodies to territories of the Kharkov area.

The association was registered in 2007 as the first Ukrainian regional association of local governments.

Need of coordination of efforts and development of joint forms of activity of councils of different level at the solution of the questions concerning the vital problems of territorial bulks of area became the prime cause for creation of such association.

When developing the Law of Ukraine «About associations of local governments» which was accepted in 2009, developers considered positive experience of our association.

Lately 25 general meetings of members of Association were carried out and about 200 topical issues of development of the region are considered.

Membership in Association

For today in Association 466 councils of different level (with 486) united that makes 96 % from total of councils of the region:

- Kharkov regional council;

- 27 regional councils;

- 6 city councils of the cities of regional value;

- 10 city councils of the cities of district value;

- 55 settlement councils;

- 367 village councils.

Association activities

Takes active part in development of local government and social and economic development of the region, intermunicipal, cross-border cooperation of her members;

Conducts active study, holds seminars, «round tables» and other mass actions with involvement of scientists, representatives of public authorities, mass media;

Issues printing editions of information and help character;

Besides important directions of work of Association are:

involvement of local councils and associations of citizens to participation in competitions, programs, projects, the grants directed on development of territorial communities, rural infrastructure and in general development of local government;

prevention of manifestations of corruption in local governments. On the basis of Association there is a Regional anti-corruption center - its working body.

Creation of conditions for increase of efficiency of chairmen of local councils and deputies, assistance to healthy lifestyle formation, communication in an informal way. There is a deputy sports club "Bilia".

Association management

The president of Association - Sergey Chernov (the chairman of the Kharkov regional council, the president of All Ukraine association of district and regional councils);

The first vice-president - the executive director of Association - Nikolay Titov (the chairman of the constant commission of the Kharkov regional council).


Association of local governments of the Kharkov area.

Ukraine, 61022, Kharkov, Svobody Square, 5, Gosprom, 1 entrance., 1 floor. 3rd office.

Ph., Fax: +38-057-705-14-26 (Ukrainian-speaking and Russian-speaking representative of the Association)

Ph. +38-057-700-31-28 (The English-speaking representative working in the executive office of the Kharkov regional council).

Члени Асоціації

Харківська обласна рада

Балаклійська районна рада Барвінківська районна рада Близнюківська районна рада Богодухівська районна рада Борівська районна рада Валківська районна рада Великобурлуцька районна рада Вовчанська районна рада Дворічанська районна рада Дергачівська районна рада Зачепилівська районна рада Зміївська районна рада Золочівська районна рада Ізюмська районна рада Кегичівська районна рада Коломацька районна рада Красноградська районна рада Краснокутська районна рада Куп'янська районна рада Лозівська районна рада Нововодолазька районна рада Первомайська районна рада Печенізька районна рада Сахновщинська районна рада Харківська районна рада Чугуївська районна рада Шевченківська районна рада

Ізюмська міська рада Куп’янська міська рада Лозівська міська рада Люботинська міська рада Первомайська міська рада Чугуївська міська рада

На сьогодні у Асоціації об’єдналися 456 рад різного рівня (з 474), що складає 96 % від загальної кількості рад регіону:
-    Харківська обласна рада;
-    27 районних рад;
-    6 міських рад міст обласного значення;
-    10 міських рад міст районного значення;
-    56 селищних рад;
-    356 сільських рад.