Regulatory framework for urban policy in some European countries: an experience for Ukraine

Keywords: urban policy, local government, urbanization, regional policy, spatial planning.

Abstract

The purpose of the article is to analyze the regulatory framework for urban policy in some European countries in order to emulate their positive experience and to implement it in Ukrainian legislation. Methodology. The study used general scientific and special methods of legal science, in particular, analysis and synthesis method, logical method, logical and semantic method, historical and legal method, comparative and legal method. The results of the study. The foreign practice of regulatory framework for urban policy provision, the features of its development and implementation have been considered. The content of urban policy in a number of European countries (Latvia, Finland, France and the Czech Republic) has been studied and the relevant programs implemented by the European Union have been examined. Practical implications. The experience of foreign countries has shown that State urban policy is not always set out in a single document, but as a rule is presented in several legal acts or is a component of other State programs, especially in the area of regional policy. Value/originality. The authors have proven that taking into account the peculiarities of regulatory framework for urban policy in Ukraine, it would be appropriate to adopt a separate document on urban policy that would consider the European practice and legislation of the European Union in this area, as well as the peculiarities of Ukrainian cities.

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Author Biographies

Anatoliy Bereza, Classic Private University, Ukraine.

Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of Theology and Humanitarian Disciplines of Classic Private University, Ukraine.

Vyacheslav Kazmirenko, Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

Doctor of Psychological Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Psychological Department of Lviv State University of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

Olena Tsilmak, Odesa Law Academy, Ukraine.

Doctor of Law, Professor, Professor of the Department of Sociology and Psychology of Odesa Law Academy, Ukraine.

Oksana Melenko, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Public Law of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine.

Olena Shvedova, National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

PhD in Law, Associate Professor of the Department of Forensic Support and Forensic Examination of the Educational and Scientific Institute № 2 of the National Academy of Internal Affairs, Ukraine.

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Published
2020-05-18
How to Cite
Bereza, A., Kazmirenko, V., Tsilmak, O., Melenko, O., & Shvedova, O. (2020). Regulatory framework for urban policy in some European countries: an experience for Ukraine. Amazonia Investiga, 9(29), 507-515. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2020.29.05.56
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