[lg policy] Ukraine: Cabinet establishes expert group on language policy

Harold Schiffman haroldfs at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 10:39:48 EDT 2018

 Ukraine: Cabinet establishes expert group on language policy
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The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has established an expert group on
language policy issues to study problem issues in the implementation of
public policy in this sphere.

The corresponding decision was made at a government meeting on Wednesday,
an Interfax-Ukraine correspondent reported.

The Expert Group on Language Policy is a temporary advisory body under the
Cabinet, which is created to study problem issues related to the
implementation of the state language policy.

The main tasks of this expert group are: conducting a comprehensive
analysis of modern language policy and cultural policy, defining mechanisms
for monitoring the language and cultural situation on an ongoing basis;
preparation of proposals on the solution of problems connected with
language policy.

The deputy premier was appointed as the head of the expert council, the
minister of culture - the first deputy head, the deputy minister of culture
- the deputy head, the director-general of the directorate of the language
policy of the Culture Ministry - its secretary. Deputy ministers of
education and science, youth and sport, foreign affairs and finance, as
well as heads and deputy heads of other institutions and central executive
bodies are also included in the group.


 Harold F. Schiffman

Professor Emeritus of
 Dravidian Linguistics and Culture
Dept. of South Asia Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone:  (215) 898-7475
Fax:  (215) 573-2138

Email:  haroldfs at gmail.com

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