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I.Herashchenko rubs shoulders with O.Sentsov supporters nearby Russia’s embassy in Paris

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21 September 2018, 18:00

“Echo of Plenary Week”: Chair’s interview to Rada TV channel

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21 September 2018, 14:30

Morning session’s over

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21 September 2018, 09:41

Herashchenko, Klimkin at 20 September Minks platform meeting

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21 September 2018, 09:29

20 September Minsk platform meeting in Kyiv focuses on deliberations over strengthening sanctions against Russia

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20 September 2018, 18:29

Evening session's over

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20 September 2018, 16:51

Chair speaks at anti-graft conference within 8th EU-Ukraine PAC’s ongoing sitting in Kyiv

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20 September 2018, 16:09

EU Parliament delegation visits territory adjacent to line of collision in eastern Ukraine

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11 July 2016

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02 June 2016

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30 May 2016

"The adoption of Law of Ukraine" On the Judicial System and Status of Judges" gives a chance to reach end of judicial reform" - the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andrii Parubii

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22 September 2018

I.Herashchenko rubs shoulders with O.Sentsov supporters nearby Russia’s embassy in Paris

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21 September 2018

Morning session’s over

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21 September 2018

Herashchenko, Klimkin at 20 September Minks platform meeting

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21 September 2018

20 September Minsk platform meeting in Kyiv focuses on deliberations over strengthening sanctions against Russia

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20 September 2018

Evening session's over

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20 September 2018

EU Parliament delegation visits territory adjacent to line of collision in eastern Ukraine

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20 September 2018

8th EU-Ukraine PAC meeting: Final statement and recommendations

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News

23 May 2018, 14:45

Morning session's over

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

The First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Iryna Herashchenko opened the morning session.

She gave the floor to representatives of parliamentary factions and groups who made their announcements, statements, reports, and proposals.

After that, members of parliament strapped to the ratification issues.

 

The output of the session

 

F i r s t  reading bills taken

None.

 

S e c o n d  reading bills taken

 

On Metric Convention of 1875: Draft bill No.0181

The Parliament decreed to accede to the above treaty long ago made in Paris. It established the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM), to be supervised by the International Committee on Weights and Measures, in turn controlled by a General Conference for Weights and Measures.  The BIPM acts in matters of world metrology, particularly concerning the demand for measurement standards of ever increasing accuracy, range and diversity, and the need to demonstrate equivalence between national measurement standards.

Accession to the Convention will allow Ukraine to enjoy the rights of a full-fledged member of the Bureau.

 

On anticorruption court law: Draft bill No.7440

The second reading of the draft anticorruption court law was announced by the Speaker, who also reminded of the topical deliberations recently held with the Venice Commission upon the debatable issues of the law.

It was also pre-agreed with the head of the parliamentary Committee on Legal Policy and Justice that any discordancy or inconsistency out of the law should be reconciled on the “up-to-the-House” basis. The Chairman proposed to review all the “up-tos” at the end of the consideration right before casting votes for the bill.

A.Parubiy reminded the bill was overburdened with 1927 amendments.

Parliamentarians considered 235 amendments. The work on the amendments shall be continued at the next plenary sitting.

 

The presiding officer closed the morning meeting.

 

Worthy of note

 

Why BIPM?

The BIPM’s Vision and Mission

The BIPM is an international organization established by the Metre Convention, through which Member States act together on matters related to measurement science and measurement standards.

Its vision is to be universally recognized as the world focus for the international system of measurement.

Its mission is to work with the NMIs of its Member States, the RMOs and strategic partners world-wide and to use its international and impartial status to promote and advance the global comparability of measurements for:

  • Scientific discovery and innovation,
  • Industrial manufacturing and international trade,
  • Improving the quality of life and sustaining the global environment.

The Objectives of the BIPM

To represent the world-wide measurement community, aiming to maximize its uptake and impact.

To be a centre for scientific and technical collaboration between Member States, providing capabilities for international measurement comparisons on a shared-cost basis.

To be the coordinator of the world-wide measurement system, ensuring it gives comparable and internationally accepted measurement results.