MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russia –
Source: Russia – Council of the Federation
The bill delineates the powers of the Russian Federation and subjects of the Russian Federation in the development of youth policy, defines the main concepts of youth policy, its directions and forms.
In the State Duma the draft Federal law “On youth policy in the Russian Federation”. The authors of the bill were members of the Federation Council Galina Karelova, Carloviana Nikolaiviertel from Executive body of state power of the Voronezh region Inna Svyatenko, Svyatokhina Urgentrecovery of the legislative (representative) public authority of the city of Moscow, Alexander Varfolomeev, Varfolomeevich Georgianazerbaijan of the legislative (representative) body of state power of the Republic of Buryatia Mokhmad Akhmadov, Ahmedovski Isoelectrically of the legislative (representative) body of state power of the Chechen Republic Pavel Tarakanov, Tarakanovas Vladimirelektrosetremont from the Executive body of state power of the Tyumen region and the deputies of the State Duma.
The bill delineates the powers of the Russian Federation and subjects of Federation in development of youth policy, defines the main concepts of youth policy, its directions and forms, which provides common principles for the implementation of youth policies throughout the country.”The long-awaited bill. He develops the provisions of article 72 of the Constitution of the Russian Federation, which has recently been amended, initiated by the senators. So, for the first time established the concept of “youth policy”. The adoption of the law will contribute to creation of new opportunities, conditions and prospects for young people’s participation in all spheres of society. In recent years, bright have proven themselves to different forms of youth associations, particularly in the development of philanthropy, support of the older generation and implementation of innovative ideas and technologies in science and technology,” said Galina Karelova.
The adoption of the law will contribute to creation of new opportunities, conditions and prospects for young people’s participation in all spheres of life of society
The Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Inna Svyatenko said that the draft Federal law prepared by the senators and deputies, with the active participation of the Chamber of young legislators under the Council of Federation. According to the Senator, is the base vector of the law, which will regulate and develop the sector-specific legislation.”Raising the age to 35 years, which has been proposed in the bill, due to life expectancy and more serious, responsible attitude of youth to life. The adoption of the Federal law will expand preferences for this category of citizens”, — said Inna Svyatenko.According to the MP, creating a unified approach to the implementation of youth policy on the territory of Russia, will be able to open up new prospects for its development.Fixing in the Constitution the concept of “youth policy” has given additional impetus to the Federal Assembly for the revitalization of the work on improvement of the legislation, said the Senator.The first Deputy of the Federation Council Committee on social policy Alexander Varfolomeev pointed out that the draft Federal law defines the term “youth”, “young family” and “youth associations”. Age of youth will be determined by the border in 35 years.”In the case of a law, the category of young people will include 12 million people. Thus, expanding the number of citizens who will benefit from the support measures of the state,” continued the Senator.According to the parliamentarian, the bill defines the entities carrying out activities in the sphere of youth policy and its objectives, principles and basic directions to be implemented taking into account the social needs of young people, national traditions of the territories, including in the framework of state programs, Federal programs, state programs of the constituent entities, municipal programs providing actions for support of youth, young families and youth associations.Alexander Varfolomeev said that the bill on youth policy in the Russian Federation were discussed at various venues since 1993.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.