"Our mission is to assist in the reformation of Ukraine consistent with European standards, as well as to introduce democratic values and develop civil society in Ukraine."

From the Statute of
the Center for European Initiatives

Eco Sumy: The Cleanliness of The City – It’s in Our Hands


February, 27 through March 1, 2009 Sumy City NGO, Center for European Initiatives will conduct a training for school and university teachers on the topic of increasing the ecological consciousness of youth. This project is financed by the United States Peace Corps, and is supported by the Sumy Regional Teachers Postgraduate Institute; Sumy Regional State Ecological Inspection; SumyKomuntrans, LTD; and the Sumy Regional State Administration Department of Science and Education.

What citizens of Sumy know, and how they feel, about the relationship between Ukraine and NATO and the EU: presentation of survey results


On 6 February 2009, in the assembly hall of the Sumy Regional Scientific Library, a press conference will take place to present the results of sociological research conducted among the citizens of Sumy region about their knowledge and attitude toward integration of Ukraine into the EU and NATO. This survey was organized by Sumy NGO Center for European Initiatives, and supported by the International Renaissance Foundation, with expert support from Sumy NGO Fund for Regional Research.