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Source: Russia – Council of the Federation
The Chairman of the Federation Council held a meeting with young parliamentarians.
The chamber of young legislators under the Council of Federation has become the main forge for high level parliamentary staff work and actual social mobility for young people, caring young politicians across the country. This was stated by the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko Betweenconsenting Ivanandreevich from the Executive body of state power of St. Petersburg at a meeting with members of the Chamber of young legislators under the Council of Federation.
The event was held in the form of a videoconference. “Promotion of talented youth representatives to senior positions is becoming a powerful state trend. Many of your colleagues yesterday hold high positions in regional and federal authorities. This movement, of course, needs to be supported, ”said Valentina Matvienko. The Chamber of young lawmakers regularly comes up with important initiatives, many of which have already been implemented as federal laws, said the head of the Federation Council. She expressed gratitude to young lawmakers for supporting veterans of the Great Patriotic War, for active work in preserving the memory of the feat of our people who defeated fascism. The Federation Council chairman noted the appeal to the youth of the world prepared by the Chamber of Young Legislators on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the victory over Nazism. “This is largely in tune with the activities undertaken by the Federation Council, and is extremely relevant when, unfortunately, attempts to rewrite history and obliterate the exploits of heroes-liberators do not stop.” Valentina Matvienko also thanked the youth for the work that was launched by volunteers, representatives non-profit organizations, public associations in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a noble cause, which shows that mutual assistance, care, social responsibility are values that unite us, give us strength for the further development of Russia.” According to the Chairman of the Federation Council, amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation suggest strengthening the social policy of the state, increasing the role of youth in life of our society. “For the first time in the Basic Law, the term“ youth policy ”appears, which should be developed in the corresponding law. We hope that together with you we will be able to qualitatively prepare such a document. ”The initiative to introduce this amendment to the Constitution of the Russian Federation belongs to young parliamentarians, stressed the Chairman of the Federation Council. She suggested that they actively interact with the Federation Council, use the right of legislative initiative to promote their proposals. “Russia is experiencing a historic moment when it is necessary to take a fresh look at many social and political processes, take more initiative, share new ideas and move only forward. In this, we certainly rely on you, young lawmakers of all levels – federal, regional, local. ”Valentina Matvienko called on young parliamentarians to work actively and proactively, always putting citizens’ interests first.
Valentine Матвиенко1 of 9
Meeting of Chairman of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko with young парламентариями2 of 9
Galina Карелова3 of 9
Meeting of Chairman of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko with young парламентариями4 of 9
Meeting of Chairman of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko with young парламентариями5 of 9
Alexander Варфоломеев6 of 9
Inna Святенко7 of 9
Meeting of Chairman of Federation Council Valentina Matvienko with young парламентариями8 of 9
Alexander Варфоломеев9 of 9
The President of the Chamber of young legislators under the Council of Federation, the Deputy of Council of deputies of the municipal district of North Medvedkovo (Moscow) Alexander Sapronov said that over the past three months the chamber held on 21 event total number of participants amounted to more than a thousand people. Among them – the members of the Council of the Federation, chairmen of legislative assemblies, governors, members of public boards and experts.”Last year, the Chamber of young lawmakers was a planned rotation. The house has been updated almost 80 percent. Colleagues from previous convocations were established a solid Foundation that has allowed us in very short period of time to establish direct interaction with the relevant committees of the Federation Council”.
Colleagues from previous convocations were established a solid Foundation that has allowed us in very short period of time to establish direct interaction with the relevant committees of the Federation Council
The members of the chamber established not only the workers but also friendly contacts with youth organizations, with public authorities at Federal and regional levels, said Alexander Sapronov. “We have strengthened our representation in international youth organizations, Youth inter-parliamentary Assembly of States – participants of the CIS Youth Assembly of the peoples of Eurasia, the Youth chamber of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union of Belarus and Russia”.
During the meeting the participants discussed the legacy of the great Victory as the Foundation of Patriotic education of children and youth projects of the Chamber of young legislators under the Council, dedicated to the preservation of historical memory. Questions were raised about the international youth parliamentary cooperation, development of volunteering, sustainable functioning of the health system in new conditions, development of distance education. Discussed measures of state support to citizens, small and medium business.The Chairman of the Federation Council invited the young parliamentarians to participate in the activities of the working group of the Federation Council, which is developing measures for improving the legislation in connection with the spread of the coronavirus and the consequences of its impact on the economy.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.