The Cabinet of Ministers has approved an action plan until 2020 for the integration of refugees and persons in need of additional protection into Ukrainian society.
Prime Minister Mykola Azarov signed a respective order on Aug. 22.
The document instructs “ministries and other central executive
government agencies to envisage, while drafting Ukraine’s state budget
for a respective year, the expenditures needed to implement the action
plan” regarding the integration of refugees and persons in need of
additional protection into Ukrainian society for the period until 2020.
In addition, the government ordered a number of agencies and
departments to organize the formation of a tolerant attitude towards
refugees and the training of specialists in Ukrainian as a foreign
language, history, culture and state system of Ukraine.
Concerned organizations and departments should also foresee the
development of a network of points of temporary accommodation for
refugees in the regions of their greatest concentration and the
implementation of a project on the provision of medical and psychosocial
assistance to these people.