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April 17, 2013 Oleksiy Zhuravko Was Appointed Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities of Ukraine

23 May 2013

Cabinet of Ministers appointed Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities of Ukraine Oleksiy Zhuravko. This is stated in the Cabinet Order by April 17, 2013 № 242-p.

 

Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities is authorized official person by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, on which is assigned tasks to ensure the implementation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of authority for enforcement of the rights and lawful interests of persons with disabilities, the implementation Ukraine's international obligations in this area. He is subordinated to the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and shall be appointed and discharged by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

 

In accordance with the provisions the Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities may be a citizen of Ukraine who has a college degree and experience in the relevant field.

 

The main objectives of the Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities is to prepare proposals for the enforcement of rights and legitimate interests of persons with disabilities; to take measures within his power to eliminate violations of human rights and legal interests of persons with disabilities and prevent their re-occurrence ; facilitate the implementation of Ukraine's international obligations in relation to the observance of the rights and legitimate Ukraine persons with disabilities, and to ensure public awareness on the rights of persons with disabilities.

 

Among other things, the Government Commissioner for the Rights of People with Disabilities shall be entitled to participate in an advisory capacity at meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine during the consideration of matters within his competence.

 

Based on the Government portal.