Educational work among the population and representatives of the local authorities in order to enhance the competitiveness of the regions, as well as to support the process of power transfer to the local level.

'REFORM ASC' provides support through:

participation in the development of strategies and programs of development of regions, cities, villages; preparation and implementation of development projects (project management); establishment of the development offices and institutions and arranging the new structure of the organization; promoting economic development by attracting investors and creating a center for business support.

Experience of 'REFORM ASC' and its experts in this area:

participated in the EU project 'Support to the regional development policy' preparing analytical report 'Inter-regional and inter-municipal cooperation in Ukraine: the way to spatial, economic and social cohesion' with the conclusions and proposals for central and local government authorities (2015);          provided expert assistance in the development of the regulatory provision for institutional support of the state regional policy within the EU project 'Support to sustainable regional development in Ukraine'; participated as consultants during the creation of regional development strategies of Zakarpattia and Zaporizhia oblasts, participated in the development and implementation of infrastructure projects in five regions of Ukraine and in the training of regional experts on financing of projects within the framework of CIDA 'Regional governance and development' program; participated in the development of the law of Ukraine 'On Communal Property' as advisors on budget and tax policy, territorial and administrative reforms within USAID project for the implementation of the local budgets reform; conducted training 'Micro projects for the provision of innovative social services' (project of the World Bank implemented through the Ukrainian Social Investment Fund); organized a number of training activities within the framework of 'Promoting the organization of elections in Ukraine' project (project of the Development Associates, Inc., with the support of the United States Agency for International Development); studied and formed a strategy and action plan within the framework of 'Local Environmental Action Program' project (Institute for sustainable communities and ICAR).