REGIONAL ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC POLICY IN INSTITUTIONAL PREREQUISITES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
The development of regional environmental and economic policy as institutional prerequisite for sustainable development of world civilization in general and individual countries is one of the most high-profile issue in programs of international environmental forums, the component of economic policy of regional structures and individual countries. The achievement of goals for sustainable development is prerequisite for maintaining stability in the global environment due to the increasing world population, aggravation of the food crisis. The growing trend of regionalization of economic relations needs the expansion of set of instruments of regional environmental and economic policy which would have laid the institutional prerequisites of transformation of regional economies towards the achievement of sustainable development indicators. Many problems are related to the sustainable development of cross-border regions, which in terms of the intensification of integration processes are the most vulnerable to the excessive expansion of multinational business entities and unjustified import of market economy institutions. It is the need of solution the specified problems concerning development and implementation of environmental and economic mechanisms for providing sustainable development in Ukrainian regions that determine the choice of the research objective. The methodological basis of this work consists of fundamental provisions of economy of environmental and ecological management, the theories of a sustainable development and expanded reproduction. Scientific novelty of this work includes deepening the theoretical and methodological approaches to a sustainable development of regions in terms of strengthening the processes of integration and regionalization. The basic provisions, conclusions and proposals set out in this work have the nature of scientific and methodological developments and applied recommendations that can be used in the process of environmental management, decision-making of administrative bodies at different level of subordination and self-government, taking into account peculiarities of a sustainable development and European integration policy of Ukraine.
Key words: regional economic and environmental policy, sustainable development, ecological culture, economy of environmental management.