The Ukrainian Parliament on Thursday failed to adopt anti-discrimination amendment to the Labour code, which, among them, excludes the possibility of infringement of the rights of sexual minorities commissioners when taken to the workplace.
The head of the Verkhovna Rada Volodymyr Groysman four times put the relevant law on valaisiana, but the hall was not more than 226 votes. After the vote, Groisman announced a break in the Council For consultations with leaders of factions. Maybe the elected officials will return again to consideration of this document.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday tried to convince the deputies to Express support for anti-discrimination amendment. The head of the country expressed bewilderment that the MPs of the coalition, which has documented this commitment in the coalition agreement and which was stressed in their own electoral programmes about European integration and obligations under the visa-free regime, " fall deep in the prejudices and stereotypes of the impose anti-European ".
Parliament on Tuesday passed a package of laws necessary For visa liberalization with the EU. Along with this, the MPs rejected the amendment to the Labour rule that prevents discrimination on racial, religious and gender or sexual orientation, that was one of the conditions of the EU. The fifteenth of December is expected to report to the European Commission on the progress of Kiev in the execution of the action plan on visa liberalization. According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine, a positive assessment will begin the preparatory procedures For the abolition of visas.
Kiev and the EU are implementing a program of liberalization of the visa regime. The Ukrainian authorities hope to receive a visa-free regime with the European Union in 2016. To do this, the Europeans require from Kiev to intensify the battle against illegal activity of officials, to reform at the border and bring the identity documents to the European model in the form of a biometric ID card.