Ivano-Frankivsk consistently ranks as one of the most comfortable and livable cities in Ukraine. Ivano-Frankivsk has repeatedly received excellent reviews for its quality of life because of superior infrastructure, employment opportunities, cultural events, heritage sites, government transparency, access to higher education and urban green spaces.
In the latest Ukraine State Statists Service report, Ivano-Frankivsk ranked 1st in all of Ukraine for Safety and Security. Ivano-Frankivsk has the lowest crime rate of any major Ukrainian city.
The city of Ivano-Frankivsk is proud of its unique entrepreneurial spirit. Ivano-Frankivsk boasts numerous start-ups and a well developed IT industry that takes advantage of intellectual capital from Ivano-Frankivsk’s five universities. This spirit is exemplified in the Promprylad Renovation, New Energy Science Center, and Urban Space 100. They foster innovation, invention, and urban development in the heart of downtown Ivano-Frankivsk.
The problems of the Vovchynets Hills are investigated
As part of project “Management and Utilization of Urban Forests as Natural Heritage in Danube Cities” implementation a survey for users of the urban forest located on the Vovchynets Hills was conducted to identify the main problems faced by visitors to the area. After interviewing nearly 130 respondents, we can identify the following main issues: …
Urban Space 100 Grants Program Competition
From December 15 to January 15, the grant season from the Urban Space 100 public restaurant lasts. Projects submitted for the contest must be non-profit, benefit the city and be implemented in Ivano-Frankivsk. The amount of grants is unlimited. In order to take part in the competition you need: 1. Go to the restaurant’s website …03.01.2019
Ivano-Frankivsk leads the ranking of transparency in investment sector
Recently, an article about the inaccuracies of comparing economic indicators from Ivano-Frankivsk to economic indicators from the city of Vinnytsia was posted on “Firtka”. Data on the economic growth of these cities are falsely submitted. Deputy Mayor Bohdan Bilyk explained that Ivano-Frankivsk is one of the leaders among Ukrainian cities in attracting direct investments, and that …29.12.2018
The investment policy department in Ivano-Frankivsk City Council was established to coordinate the investment activities in the city. Its main objectives are:
- formation of positive investment image of the city and promoting its investment opportunities;
- monitoring the dynamics of the economic development and investment, investigation of internal and external impacts, study of the business entities views about the investment climate in the city, development and spreading of the information about local, national and international events and activities in the investment promotion field;
- coordination of grant activities of the City Council’s Executive bodies, subjects of communal property, providing them with methodological and organizational assistance in the preparation and implementation of grant programs and projects for the competition held by international donors and public funds.