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Putin and Matvienko have discussed questions of protection of children

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On the eve of the International day of protection of children (it is marked on June, 1st) president Vladimir Putin has met in Is new - Ogarevo with the chairman of the council of Federation Valentina Matvienko.

the Speaker of the Federation Council at once admitted: at it the weight of questions has collected. In the program and in decrees of the president it is much told about protection of children, and much is made, but nevertheless problems remain, she has paid attention.

Matvienko has reminded, as in November at Putin`s meeting with chamber advice spoke about national strategy in interests of children. the Council of Europe very much urgently recommends acceptance of such strategy, and, in general - that, in the majority of the countries they are - has referred to the international opinion the head of the Federation Council.

We, the Federation Council, the State Duma, with participation of a wide range of the public, non-governmental organisations, experts and experts in this sphere - such strategy have developed, it has passed parliamentary hearings - has reported on Matvienko`s done work.

As she said, and the secretary general of the Council of Europe has very highly responded about the concept. it is already such new, the modern language, taking into account the situation analysis, - offers on that as as it is necessary to do (it it is already generated in the document) - has summed up the speaker of the Federation Council and has asked Putin to give the commission the concept to consider, as it is co-ordinated with the ministries, and there is even the project of the decree worked with is state - Presidential Administration legal department.

We consider that is very important, without tightening, it to accept and give the commission to the government, to executive powers of regions to prepare on the basis of this strategy concrete programs of actions - has offered Matvienko. She also has added that the sharpest have been chosen from all problems, which find the social response in a society and in the document there are ways of their decision. The program is calculated for the term up to 2017.

Besides the concept, Matvienko had one more request - as soon as possible to prepare ratification of the optional protocols accepted by the Council of Europe to the Convention on protection of children. They were signed already by 154 countries. we the last half a year very densely worked with the ministries and departments: the legislative base that it corresponded was necessary and created conditions for ratification of this convention - has informed the head of the Federation Council and has added that obstacles for ratification are not present more.

you know, this subject, Vladimir Vladimirovich is how much sharp: and the violence in relation to children, pedophilia, a children`s pornography (that is created on the Internet, in mass media - more often it is simple behind a side), - therefore ratification of these documents will allow us to operate according to the international norms and rules, to make the internal decisions, - has explained Matvienko. - therefore I want you to ask to give commissions on acceleration of their ratification .

Still the speaker of the Federation Council has asked to charge to consider the bill prepared by senators of institute of the representative on childhood protection. in the Council of Europe and other international organisations consider that the representative at the president - all - taki it should be independent institute which independently would work - she has noticed.


Vladimir Putin will head the Russian delegation at the summit Russia - the European union 3 - on June, 4th in St.-Petersburg, has informed a press - service of the Kremlin.