The Ukrainians got a new holiday – March 14 will mark the Day of volunteer

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a decree on the establishment in Ukraine of March 14, the Day of Ukrainian volunteers.

For the corresponding resolution No. 4261 at the plenary session of the Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday 17 January voted 231 people’s deputies, reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

According to the resolution, Ukraine March 14 will mark the Day of Ukrainian volunteers.

As noted in the explanatory Memorandum to the bill, the purpose of the draft decree is to ensure appropriate organizational and legal conditions for the celebration of state Day of Ukrainian volunteers.

In addition, the document specifies the recommendation of the Cabinet of Ministers to develop with the involvement of the public and active participants in volunteer units who participated in the revolution of dignity (November 2013 — February 2014), and approve in a month term from the date of adoption of this resolution a comprehensive plan for celebrating the state Day of Ukrainian volunteers, providing in particular:

for one annual events to commemorate the heroism of Ukrainian volunteers;

the holding in educational institutions, military units, cultural institutions, themed events, talks about the mass shares of the civil protest in Ukraine, which took place in November 2013 and February 2014, and the involvement of volunteer forces.

ensure the State Committee for television and radio broadcasting of Ukraine widely broadcast events to commemorate the feat of participants of the volunteer forces, the organization of series of thematic television and radio programs.

Recall, April 7, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada adopted on second reading and in whole draft law № 1688 «On amendments to the law of Ukraine «On status of war veterans, guarantees of their social protection» regarding the status of persons who protected independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine,» greatly expanding the circle of persons which have the status of combatants and the war disabled.

The Ukrainians got a new holiday – March 14 will mark the Day of volunteer 17.01.2017

Январь 17th, 2017 by
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