Decentralization as a Component Euroregional Development in National Economy of Ukraine


  • Viktor Tsekhanovych
  • Dmytro Bizonych
  • Nataliia Larina
  • Svitlana Moskalenko
  • Dmytro Snizhko



The purpose of the article is to determine the possibility of decentralizing state power through the functioning of such a form of cross-border cooperation as the euroregion. The analysis of the legislative norms regulating the creation and functioning of the euroregion and the role of local authorities in these processes is carried out. At the present stage of development of Ukraine, the issue of decentralization of power is extremely acute. The problem of taking into account the interests of the regions, paying attention to the peculiarities of their economic, social, and cultural development was not fully solved due to the rigidly built vertical of the central government. Recognizing the need for structural reforms of state and local administration, it should be noted that the legal system of Ukraine in its modern form offers ways to expand a number of opportunities for local authorities. An example is cross-border cooperation, which is implemented in the form of functioning of euroregions. The practical consequences of decentralization reform in Ukraine should be considered as part of a broader strategy territorial development and public administration in general.