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Monday, 25 May, 17:07, 2015

The regular meeting of Expert council for discrimination and gender equality was held

At the regular meeting of Expert council for discrimination and gender equality to the Representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights for observance of the rights of the child, non-discrimination and gender equality which was held on May 19, proposals of experts - members of council concerning further activity of the Commissioner for complex improvement and monitoring of the national anti-discrimination legislation and its fulfillment were considered.

Wednesday, 20 May, 17:05, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "Results of the monitoring which is carried out by us demonstrated, in particular, numerous violations of the rights of the persons serving sentence in the form of arrest"

The Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights declared this thesis during a meeting of subcommittee for activity of the State penitentiary service of Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for legislative ensuring law-enforcement activity.

Wednesday, 20 May, 17:01, 2015

We draw attention of internally displaced persons, the Government of Ukraine prolonged the term of payment of the monetary aid for covering expenses concerning accommodation

On April 23, 2015 the amendments came into force made by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 31.03.2015. No. 212 in the Order of providing the monthly address aid to persons who move from temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine and districts of carrying out anti-terrorist operation, for covering expenses concerning accommodation, including, for payment of housing-and-municipal services, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved by the Resolution of 01.10.2014. No. 505 which, in particular, foresees extension of term of payment of this monetary assistance to internally displaced persons for the following six-months term.

Tuesday, 19 May, 16:59, 2015

Thanks to intervention of the Commissioner the right of the citizen for lawful stay in Ukraine is restored

On February 28, 2014 the citizen Ts. applied to the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights concerning illegal actions of the State Migration Service of Ukraine (SMS), namely: violation of her right for a freedom of movement and the right for lawful stay in the territory of Ukraine.

Tuesday, 19 May, 16:58, 2015

Mr. Dmytro Lyakh: "The draft law on introduction of accumulative system of obligatory state pension insurance is imperfect"

The Representative of the Commissioner for Human Rights for observance of social-economic and humanitarian rights declared this thesis during a meeting of the round table organized by the Federation of trade unions of Ukraine. He drew attention of representatives of the Ministry of Social Policy and the Pension Fund of Ukraine that some provisions of the draft Law of Ukraine "On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning introduction of accumulative system of obligatory state pension insurance and the uniform principles of pensions accounting" contain potential risks of violations of constitutional rights of the person.

Tuesday, 19 May, 12:08, 2015

Ms. Valeriya Lutkovska: "The next anniversary of deportation of the Crimean Tatar people reminds and warns"

"71 years ago the Crimean Tatar people endured one of the biggest tragedies in the history. Within three days (from May 18 till May 20, 1944) according to the decision of the State committee of defense of the USSR divisions of People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs moved from the Crimea to Uzbekistan and Caucasus, to Siberia and Urals nearly 200 thousands Crimean Tatars. Thus, during compulsory deportation practically every second representative of the Crimean Tatar people was lost.