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On the situation of children and cultural heritage

Комитет по образованию, науке и культуре


The Government submitted to the Supreme Council a state report on the situation of children in the PMR in 2018. The document was considered by deputies during the meeting of the relevant parliamentary committee on education, science and culture. This information is provided to lawmakers annually. This form of reporting allows you to identify priority areas of state activity in solving childhood problems, ensuring the rights of children, their development and protection.

Special attention in the republic is paid to the system of special (correctional) education. There are 13 such organizations in Pridnestrovie. Correctional and pedagogical assistance is provided to 4904 children with special educational needs.

Speaking about the general education system, it is worth noting that last year 160 general education organizations functioned in the republic (urban - 72, rural - 88), including 35 complexes "comprehensive school - kindergarten". Compared to 2017, the number of students increased by 102 people. Their total number is 45 188 people. There is an increase in the number of graduates who graduated with honors. Last year, 220 children won gold medals and 160 silver medals.

During the meeting of the profile committee, the chairman Mikhail Burla, noting the significance of the fact that 20% of graduates are excellent students, nevertheless focused on the migration outflow of young Pridnestrovians from the republic. The parliamentarian was interested in whether the relevant ministry monitors which universities and which states the Pridnestrovian applicants enter.

As part of the discussion of the Government report on the situation of children, parliamentarians raised the problem of acquiring housing for orphans. Only 2% of the total number of orphans receives housing annually. The participants in the discussion also spoke about the approval in 2017 of the state target program for the period 2018–2027. Deputies of the relevant committee in the course of the plenary session intend to hear information on Government spending on these purposes.

Following the discussion, members of the responsible committee adopted the corresponding draft resolution of the Supreme Council as a basis.

As part of the meeting, the deputies considered the law-in-draft amending the law “On Immovable Cultural Heritage”. Its author - Deputy of the Supreme Council Mikhail Burla - proposed to shorten the period after which immovable objects of cultural heritage can be recognized as such, and are included in the Unified State Register. According to the current legislation, they can be recognized as objects of cultural heritage no earlier than 70 years after their creation or the onset of historical events associated with them. Today in the republic there are a large number of “young” monuments, from the moment of creation of which no more than a quarter of a century has passed. The law-in-draft proposes to reduce the period from 70 to 40 years, after which cultural heritage objects can be included in the register.

The law-in-draft proposes to include in exceptional cases cultural heritage sites created less than 40 years ago. The document deals with archaeological heritage sites. According to the author, they must be entered in the register if at least 100 years have passed since their inception. The proposed norms are similar to the norms of Russian legislation.

The law-in-draft “On Amending the Law “On Immovable Objects of Cultural Heritage ”, the members of the profile committee will recommend the adoption of the deputy corps in the first reading.