13 May 2021, 18:55

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the Speaker of the Seimas of Lithuania visited the Chonhar and Kalanchak checkpoints on the administrative border with Crimea

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13 May 2021, 18:30

Representatives of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met with members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Italian Republic

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13 May 2021, 16:08

The Committee on Law Enforcement recommends adopting the draft law on criminalization of smuggling of excisable goods, as well as inaccurate declaration of goods

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13 May 2021, 13:00

Statement of the members of the Ukraine-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group on the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East

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13 May 2021, 09:45

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has started the working trip to Kherson Region

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12 May 2021, 16:30

The Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy considered the draft laws on strengthen children's rights and support domestic book publishing

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12 May 2021, 15:37

Dmytro Razumkov: The reaction of Ukraine's partners, in particular Lithuania, helped stabilize the situation on the border of our state

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12 May 2021, 14:24

The Committee on Law Enforcement Approved the Nomination of a Representative of the Verkhovna Rada to the Competition Commission for the Position of the Director of the Bureau of Economic Security

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13 May 2021

Representatives of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met with members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Italian Republic

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30 April 2021

Members of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met with a joint delegation of the Heads of the Foreign Affairs Committees of the Parliaments of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

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15 April 2021

Adopted the Law of Ukraine “On Amending Certain Legislative Acts to Provide Mother and Father with Equal Opportunities to Take Care of Their Child”

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13 May 2021

Representatives of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met with members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Italian Republic

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13 May 2021

The Committee on Law Enforcement recommends adopting the draft law on criminalization of smuggling of excisable goods, as well as inaccurate declaration of goods

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13 May 2021

Representatives of the Committee on Foreign Policy and Inter-Parliamentary Cooperation met with members of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Italian Republic

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13 May 2021

Statement of the members of the Ukraine-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Group on the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East

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13 May 2021

The Chairperson of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has started the working trip to Kherson Region

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12 May 2021

The Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy considered the draft laws on strengthen children's rights and support domestic book publishing

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12 May 2021

The Committee on Law Enforcement Approved the Nomination of a Representative of the Verkhovna Rada to the Competition Commission for the Position of the Director of the Bureau of Economic Security

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12 May 2021

Ruslan Stefanchuk: The Advisory Council on Local Self-Government should form effective decisions

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News

21 April 2021, 14:10

The Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe discussed the activities of the Organization in the context of the pandemic, the current political and security situation in the OSCE region

( Information Department of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Secretariat )

On April 19, Artur Gerasymov, Deputy Chairperson of the OSCE PA Committee on Economy, Science, Technology and Environment, Deputy Head of the Permanent Delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the OSCE PA, took part in the video conference meeting of the OSCE PA Bureau.

The key issues on the agenda of the OSCE PA Bureau were the report of the current President of the OSCE PA Lord Bowness, Secretary General of the Assembly Roberto Montella, discussion of the Organization's activities during the pandemic, the current political and security situation in the OSCE region.

The keynote speakers and participants of the discussion, members of the Bureau focused in their speeches on the activities of the OSCE PA in the regime of video conferences during the pandemic and other areas of activity, including election observation, the new Helsinki 50 Plus initiative, which aims to improve the work of the Organization, the Assembly's budget, as well as the situation with frozen conflicts in the region, political events in Russia and Belarus, the development of the situation with the Navalny case, extension of the mandate of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine and aggravation of the situation in Eastern Ukraine.

Artur Gerasymov, Deputy Head of the Permanent Delegation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to the OSCE PA, told members of the Bureau about the escalation of Russia's armed aggression against Ukraine, the increase in the number of Russian strike formations that Russia has concentrated on the border with Ukraine.

The parliamentarian stressed the OSCE SMM's record of ceasefire violations, lack of progress in the Minsk talks and Russia's lack of willingness to dialogue, stressing the importance of continuing and strengthening sanctions against the aggressor state until the liberation of Ukraine's temporarily occupied territories.