Examples of projects

Swiss cooperation projects in Ukraine focus on healthcare, energy efficiency, the economy, governance and peace building. The SDC, the Human Security Division (HSD) of the FDFA, the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Swiss Humanitarian Aid jointly coordinate the implementation of their projects.

SDC

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Project completed

Restoration of Governance and Reconciliation in Crisis-Affected Communities of Ukraine

Map of the Ukraine

10.02.2015 - 30.06.2018

The SDC is supporting a United Nations project in the Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts that have been affected by the conflict and are still under the control of the national government. The aim is to restore local governance and support dialogue between the various stakeholders with a view to strengthening social cohesion and economic development. This is the first major international initiative aiming at rebuilding the Donbas in eastern Ukraine.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine
Conflict & fragility
Conflict prevention
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Civilian peace-building, conflict prevention and resolution

10.02.2015 - 30.06.2018


CHF 1'500'000



Project completed

Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention and Health Promotion in Ukraine

Children are skipping rope.

01.10.2013 - 31.05.2019

Unhealthy lifestyles and a health system that is often not up to scratch means that a higher than average number of people die from noncommunicable diseases in Ukraine in comparison with other countries. An SDC project run over several years seeks to improve this situation.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine
Health
Medical services
HEALTH
Medical services

01.10.2013 - 31.05.2019


CHF 3'805'000



Project completed

Development of Citizenship Competences in Ukraine

Women holding a discussion around a table covered in notebooks and brochures.

01.07.2013 - 31.12.2018

The DOCCU Project aims at supporting Ukraine in implementation of the Council of Europe’s Charter on Education for Democratic Citizenship/Human Rights Education (EDC/HRE) through dissemination of knowledge on EDC/HRE in Ukraine. This will be achieved via in-service practical trainings on EDC/HRE for civil servants and officials of local governments as well as for teachers and school principals.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine
Governance
Decentralisation
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Decentralisation and support to subnational government (incl. accountability)

01.07.2013 - 31.12.2018


CHF 1'640'000



Project completed

E-Governance for Accountability and Participation in Ukraine

Employees sitting at a row of workstations each talking to a client.

01.06.2013 - 30.06.2019

Corruption and difficulty accessing information are major problems for the people of Ukraine. The SDC is seeking to improve this situation and strengthen public confidence in the Ukrainian administration through its "E-Governance for Accountability and Participation" project.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine
Governance
Decentralisation
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Decentralisation and support to subnational government (incl. accountability)

01.06.2013 - 30.06.2019


CHF 4'750'000



Project completed

Support to Decentralization in Ukraine

Water supply in an Ukrainian village.

01.05.2013 - 31.12.2017

More than 20 years after gaining independence, Ukraine remains a highly centralised state. In addition to its work to promote better local services, in particular in the area of water, Switzerland provides support for decentralisation at the national level by helping to draw up legislation based on experience gained through the DESPRO project.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine
Governance
Water
Decentralisation
Drinking water and basic sanitation (WASH) (til 2016)
GOVERNMENT AND CIVIL SOCIETY
WATER SUPPLY & SANITATION
Decentralisation and support to subnational government (incl. accountability)
Basic drinking water supply and basic sanitation

01.05.2013 - 31.12.2017


CHF 9'330'000



Project completed

Promoting Mother and Child Health in Ukraine

A smiling mother cradling her newborn baby in her arms.

01.05.2011 - 31.12.2017

The SDC has supported the health sector in Ukraine since 1997 with a project to promote mother and child health. In cooperation with the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in Basel, it was determined that women in Ukraine needed support during pregnancy and birth, and healthcare in this area was improved.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Ukraine

Ivano-Frankivsk, Volyn, Vinnytsya and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea

Health
Health systems strengthening
HEALTH
Health policy and administrative management

01.05.2011 - 31.12.2017


CHF 6'290'000


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HSD

SECO