Contents tagged with law on education

  • NATO representative says the NATO-Ukraine commission meeting reportedly vetoed by Hungary was not planned

    NATO says they do not have plans to hold a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission in December, reports UNIAN, citing a source in the Alliance.

    This was reported by an official Alliance representative, commenting on a statement by Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó that Budapest opposes the holding of a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission in December due to the law “On Education”.

     “There is no plan to hold a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission in December,” …

  • Hungary blocked the meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission

    The meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission, which was to be held in December, was blocked by Hungary, as stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary Péter Szijjártó, Ukrainski Novyny reported.

    "Hungary cannot support Ukraine's integration aspirations, so it vetoed the convening of a NATO-Ukraine commission in December," Szijjártó said.

    He stated that he cannot agree with the situation when the Ukrainian law on education infringes on the rights of national minorities.

    In addition, …

  • Ukraine and Poland signs declaration guaranteeing the right of national minorities to study in their language

    Ukraine and Poland signed a declaration guaranteeing the rights of national minorities in the two countries to receive an education in their native language, as reported by the press service of the Ministry of National Education of Poland.

    "On Wednesday, October 25, Minister Anna Zalewska reported that the Ministers of Education of Poland and Ukraine signed a Declaration on the Protection of Persons Belonging to National Minorities (the Polish minority in Ukraine and the Ukrainian minority in …

  • Ambassador of Ukraine to NATO: Hungary is the ally whose behavior is raising concerns

    Head of the Mission of Ukraine to NATO Vadym Prystaiko said that he is worried about the behavior of Hungary, particularly after the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs’ statement about their intention to block Ukraine's association with the European Union.

    The Ambassador of Ukraine to NATO spoke about this in Brussels before the planned meeting with the Ambassador of Hungary to NATO, Ukrinform reports.

    "There is one particular ally whose behavior worries me. This concerns an open statement …

  • Poland and Ukraine reach agreement on language of education for national minorities

    At a press conference in Kyiv, Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Glińsk says that a mutual understanding has been reached with Ukraine regarding the law on education and its ramifications for the languages of national minorities, UNIAN reports.

    “Today, as I just found out, a mutual understanding has been signed – a statement by the leaders of the education departments after the extremely fruitful visit of Minister Zalewska to Ukraine which took …

  • Poland refuses to sign joint letter to Ukraine on Law on Education

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has denied a request from Hungarian counterpart Péter Szijjártó to sign a joint letter to the authorities of Ukraine regarding the law "On Education" as stated by Waszczykowski in an interview with the Hungarian publication Heti Valasz, reports Rzeczpospolita.

    Waszczykowski drew attention to the new Ukrainian law On Education, in connection with which Hungary announced an initiative to revise the Ukraine–European Union Association Agreement.

    "I …

  • Ukraine and Poland prepare joint declaration to guarantee that Polish minority will be able to study in their native language

    Ukraine and Poland intend to sign a declaration confirming their commitment to ensure and guarantee the rights of the Polish minority to study in their mother tongue. This was announced by the Minister of Education and Science Liliya Hrynevych at a press conference with the Minister of National Education of Poland Anna Zalewska.

    "We have started work on a joint document that confirms mutual commitments in terms of the possibility of providing and guaranteeing the rights of the Polish minority …

  • Poland opposes review of Ukraine-EU association proposed by Hungary

    Poland is opposed to a review of the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement, and calls on Kyiv and Budapest to resolve their disagreement regarding the Ukrainian law “On education” through dialogue, as stated by the Polish Foreign Ministry in response to an information request from Ukrinform news agency.

    “Poland does not see an opportunity to review the Association Agreement or the Agreement to deepen the free trade zone with Ukraine. Poland calls on the partners from Hungary and Ukraine …

  • Hungary will initiate discussions on Ukrainian Education Law at the EU-Ukraine Association Council

    Hungary will initiate discussions on the education reforms in Ukraine at the next meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council, as stated by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, before the summit of the Foreign Ministers of the European Union in Luxembourg, the press service of the Hungarian government reports.

    "This [the adoption of the education reform in Ukraine] is a serious violation of the Association Agreement between the EU and Ukraine," Szijjártó said and once …

  • Polish Ambassador to Ukraine: Warsaw shares Kyiv's position on the necessity of studying the Ukrainian language

    The Polish ambassador to Ukraine, Jan Pieklo, announced a meeting of the Education Ministers of Ukraine and Poland to discuss the provisions of the new Ukrainian law on education, Interfax-Ukraine reports.

    "Such a meeting is planned. We consider it necessary to hold such consultations at the Minister level, and include the Minister of Education of Ukraine, Hrynevych, and the Minister of Education of Poland," the ambassador said.

    In answering the journalists' question about the attitude of the …