The Cabinet of Ministers has established that combatants and civilians affected by Russian military aggression will be able to receive rehabilitation means, regardless of the establishment of disability
“The government has adopted a decision developed by the Ministry of Social Policy that systematically simplifies the receipt of auxiliary means of rehabilitation for people affected by the war of Russia against Ukraine, both military personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and other military formations, and volunteers of territorial defense, and civilians,” the press release says. -services of the Ministry of Social Policy.
It is noted that the government’s decision: expands the list of persons who are provided with assistive means of rehabilitation, in particular, persons who were injured, contused, mutilated or ill during service, labor and other activities aimed at protecting the country during Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine, and as a result of living in areas of hostilities or in areas subject to bombing, airstrikes and other military attacks.
The decision also provides an opportunity for combatants and victims of Russian military aggression to receive auxiliary rehabilitation means, regardless of the establishment of disability, at the conclusion of military medical commissions or medical advisory commissions of healthcare institutions.
In addition, the solution provides for persons with disabilities who were in the area of hostilities and require rehabilitation funds, but have lost the documents necessary to obtain them, the opportunity to obtain them without the appropriate documents.
“Territorial offices of the Social Protection Fund for Persons with Disabilities will check the data on a person with a disability in the Centralized Data Bank on Disability Issues, and in the absence of information in the data bank, they will facilitate the receipt of the necessary documents at the place of residence or stay,” the message says.
Among other things, the Cabinet of Ministers: granted the right to early replacement of rehabilitation means to people who lived in the areas of hostilities during the military aggression of Russia, at their request on the basis of a certificate of registration of an internally displaced person; simplified the submission and consideration of documents for prosthetics and orthotics with products of increased functionality, manufactured using the latest technologies and technologies that are not available in Ukraine, or special products for sports for military personnel, volunteers of the territorial defense forces and other persons involved in the provision. defense of Ukraine; expanded the list of enterprises where people can order the necessary rehabilitation products, taking into account their needs and medical indications; granted combatants the right to receive financial assistance for the purchase of liners made of silicone or gel composition for the stumps of the upper and lower extremities in case of prosthetics and orthotics with products of increased functionality.
The Cabinet of Ministers has regulated the operation of the MedData information and analytical system, which allows monitoring data on procurement and provision of medical institutions with goods and services purchased at the expense of budgetary funds.
According to the relevant government resolution adopted on January 19, the government is the owner of the system, the Ministry of Health is the owner of the information, and the state-owned enterprise Medical Procurement of Ukraine is the holder and administrator of the system.
At the same time, Medical Procurement of Ukraine ensures the functioning, implementation, support and maintenance of the system, as well as monitoring and analysis of the quality of its functioning.
In addition, Medical Procurement of Ukraine provides for information interaction with public electronic information resources, information protection from unauthorized access, technical support for the operation of hardware and software resources, user access to information in the system, compatibility and electronic interaction with the central database and/or electronic medical information systems.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has set an immigration quota for 2022 at 8,488 people.
The relevant decision was made at a government meeting on Wednesday.
In particular, a quota for relatives of Ukrainian citizens (siblings, grandparents, grandchildren and granddaughters) was 805 people; for persons who were previously citizens of the country – 406 people; for parents, spouses and minor children of immigrants – 2,345 people; and figures of science and culture, whose immigration meets the interests of Ukraine – 730 people.
For persons who have carried out foreign investment activities in the economy of Ukraine in foreign convertible currency in the amount of at least $100,000, immigration is established without restrictions.
In addition, this year, 4,101 highly qualified specialists or workers can immigrate to Ukraine under a quota, the urgent need for which is tangible for the country’s economy.
Among other things, a quota of 99 people has been established for persons who have served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine for three or more years.
For persons who have continuously lived in the territory of the state for three years from the date of establishing a status of victims of human trafficking for them, a quota of two people has been established.
As reported, in 2021, the immigration quota was 9,818 people.
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted the provision on the organizational and technical model of cybersecurity developed by the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine, according to the service’s website. The organizational and technical model of cybersecurity is a set of measures, subjects and actions aimed at developing the capabilities of the national cybersecurity system in prompt response to cyberattacks and cyber incidents. This model creates conditions for minimizing possible negative consequences for information and communication systems.
“The organizational and technical model of cybersecurity not only denotes complex framework and different levels of infrastructure for protecting the country in cyberspace, but also at the sub-legal level defines the main stages of responding to cyber incidents. Both government agencies and the corporate sector and citizens will be involved in the development of this model,” Head of the State Special Communications Service Yuriy Schyhol said.
Such an integrated approach should increase the effectiveness of the national cybersecurity system and, in particular, allows both enterprises and government agencies to develop, implement and continually improve structurally identical and adapted to their own needs and capabilities plans for responding to cyber incidents and cyberattacks.
The organizational and technical model assumes three levels of integrated cyber defense infrastructures:organizational and managerial (the main subjects of the national cybersecurity system); technological (interaction of technological units: information exchange, monitoring, ensuring sustainable cyberspace security) and basic (secure information infrastructure and society).
The organizational and technical model of cybersecurity is aimed, inter alia, at reducing the vulnerability of information and communication systems and ensuring their cyber resilience; creating conditions for the development of public-private partnerships in cybersecurity; and also on the creation of an effective system of national response to cyber incidents, in particular on the development of industry response teams, synchronization and coordination of their actions. The State Special Communications Service said the introduction of an organizational and technical model of cybersecurity determines responsibility for the implementation of specific tasks of each subject of cybersecurity and makes it possible to form an effective system of resource support, including personnel.
The Cabinet of Ministers approved the list of goods for 2022, the export of which requires licensing, as well as the list of ozone-depleting substances, goods and equipment from them, the export of which also requires licensing.
The government made the corresponding decision on Wednesday.
According to the draft resolution, the government established zero quotas for silver and gold, the quota for precious metal scrap was 2 tonnes.
As for the list of goods and equipment, which include ozone-depleting and fluorinated greenhouse gases, a number of drugs, dyes, paints and varnishes, cosmetics, lubricants, mixtures, etc. have been introduced.
Ukraine, in accordance with the Second National Determined Contributions of Ukraine (NOV2) to the Paris Agreement, shall reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 65% from 1990 levels by 2030.
This goal was set and approved by a resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at an extraordinary meeting on Friday.
“The Cabinet of Ministers has approved Ukraine’s Second National Determined Contributions of Ukraine to the Paris Agreement. By decarbonization and the development of renewable energy sources, we intend to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 35% of the 1990 level. Ukraine goes side by side with the EU and the United States in the fight against climate change,” Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal wrote on his Twitter page.
Ukraine’s initial contribution to the Paris Agreement, adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers in September 2015, aimed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, i.e. up to 60% of the 1990 level.
The indicator of emission reduction by 65% by 2030 was obtained based on the calculation that in 1990, Ukraine’s emissions, taking into account land use and forestry, amounted to 884 million tonnes. At the same time, in 2019, according to the inventory, CO2 emissions amounted to 332 million tonnes – 37.6% of the 1990 level.
According to an explanatory note to the draft resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers, NOV2 will allow integrating environmental components into the updated development strategies of the state, taking into account the national circumstances of the development of the Ukrainian economy while implementing international obligations, and improving the image of Ukraine in the international arena and in climate negotiations.
According to the note, NOV2 will contribute to attracting additional technological and financial resources to modernize and transform the economy towards the implementation of the European Green Deal and mitigate the effects of climate change.
The document is to be submitted to the Secretariat of the United Nations Climate Change Convention in preparation for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), which will be held on November 1 through November 12 in Glasgow.