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During the year the city has been actively cooperated with the key international organizations - the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation (NEFCO), German Corporation for International Cooperation GmbH (GIZ), and others.

Thus, within the framework of cooperation with EBRD the city will implement two projects in the spheres of public transport and energy efficiency totaling EUR 18.8 million.
In 2018, under the public transport project "Kryvyi Rih Trolleybus Project” the Kryvyi Rih City Council signed and approved an agreement on procurement of 50 trolleybuses totaling EUR 10 million.  Arrangements are being made concerning the procedure of procurement according to the requirements of EBRD.
The project in the sphere of energy efficiency is called ""Energy Efficiency Improvement of Public Buildings in Kryvyi Rih". Its total cost is EUR 8.8 million, including 6.4 million loan, grant from Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership (5) - 1 million and 1.4 million from the city budget.  The Bank Consultants have already ensured inspection of more than 70 city educational institutions. Based on data collected, the EBRD international experts proposed to include in the project 44 state institutions. Implementation of the project will allow to reduce energy consumption, maintenance and operating costs, to improve learning environment and conditions of stay for more than 26 thousand of children in city schools and kindergartens.
In the framework of cooperation with the NEFCO it is planned to implement a project "Energy Efficiency Measures in Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine" (under the program of revolving financing "Energy efficiency"). November, 2018, the NEFCO and the Kryvyi Rih City Council signed a loan agreement on capital repair through the comprehensive thermo modernization of the building of Communal institution "Combined preschool educational establishment (nursery and kindergarten) 231" of Kryvyi Rih City Council. The total cost of the project amounts to UAH 16.9 million (approx.), including loan funds - UAH 6.6 million, grant - up to EUR 94,99 thousand, and the rest - contributions from the city budget.
In the framework of cooperation with the EIB work continues on the implementation of the project "Ukraine Municipal Infrastructure Program" under which the sub-project "Kryvyi Rih District Heating (1st stage)" is being implemented. March, 2018, EBRD and EIB signed an agreement to allocate a grant from Eastern Europe Energy Efficiency and Environment Partnership Fund (5) in amount of EUR 6.4 million to Kryvyi Rih for co-funding of the mentioned project. In May, following the meeting of the Coordinating Committee, an elaborated list of high availability projects was approved and their financing from the loan funds in the amount of EUR 31,639 was envisaged.
The procurement of boiler equipment will be funded from the EIB loan. The city budget will cover specification and estimates development and obtaining of reports on environmental impact assessment.
The purpose of the above mentioned project is the renewal and optimization of the Kryvyi Rih heating system through its decentralization, particularly, through the construction of five new district boiler houses and renovation of the boiler house "Hihant", including replacement of worn/obsolete equipment with excess capacity and low energy efficiency on the territory of the PJSC "ArselorMittal Kryvyi Rih", through removal of significant amount of pipelines with high energy losses, partial replacement of heat transfer networks from the boiler houses "Hihant" and "Mekhanobrchormet", through optimization of heating supply management and control system. As a result, it is expected to reduce loses in heating networks, as well as fuel and energy consumption.
As a part of a memorandum on cooperation signed with GIZ Kryvyi Rih implemented comprehensive renovation projects of 5 educational institutions (Kryvyi Rih Comprehensive Schools of I-III levels 1, 20, 58, 76, 115), higher education institutions "Donetsk Law Institute of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine" and "Donetsk National University of Economics and Trade named after Mikhail Tugan-Baranovsky". The repair of the Tsentralno-Miskyi District Territorial Service Center of Kryvyi Rih City Council was completed.
At the beginning of 2018, according to the Memorandum on Cooperation signed between the Kryvyi Rih City Council Executive Committee and GIZ on September, 2017, the Public Utility "Crisis Center for Women Affected by Domestic Violence," With Hope for the Future" of Kryvyi Rih City Council" was established.
In the framework of cooperation between the City Library for Adults and GIZ the project "Strengthening Ukrainian communities hosting internally displaced persons" were implemented. The project implied the procurement of computer equipment and furniture for the Branch 1 and Central Office of the City Library for Adults. The team of the City Library for Adults took trainings in different places of Ukraine to share experience and gain new knowledge and skills in the library work development.
City educational institutions continue to cooperate with different international projects.

Within the international project "Special Initiative "Ukraine" and supported by GIZ, 6 educational institutions were equipped with training rooms for events, aimed at healthy lifestyle promotion.

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