Brussels hosts the meeting of the EURONEST Parliamentary Assembly, an international platform for exchanging views and seeking a common position among the leaders of European countries on economic and social issues, as well as the peaceful resolution of conflicts.
Natalia Korolevskaya presented to the members of the Assembly the results of the work of the humanitarian missions of the National Platform "Women for Peace" and amended the Assembly's political report on security. In the amendment she emphasized the importance of overcoming the humanitarian crisis in the Donbass, the renewal of pension payments to civilians, and the need for comprehensive social protection and restoration of the electoral rights to internally displaced persons.
"Today in Brussels there is a meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly EURONEST, where we are discussing a number of issues, the main one of which is the achievement of peace and overcoming the consequences of hostilities in Ukraine. At the meeting of the political committee, I proposed to amend the political report of the Assembly on security, since today it is necessary to emphasize the importance of strengthening the humanitarian support of civilians in the Donbass, in order to overcome the humanitarian crisis, as well as the resumption of social payments to citizens of Ukraine living on both sides of the conflict and strengthening of social protection civilians affected by the fighting", — said Natalia Korolevskaya.
According to the initiator of the National Platform "Women for Peace", a separate important task is to adopt a comprehensive program of support for IDPs, which would guarantee them assistance in adapting to a new place of residence, provide temporary housing, provide psychological and legal assistance, and renew the right of immigrants to vote at the elections.
"I also called on the Deputies of the European parliaments to increase pressure to implement Ukraine's PACE resolution "The humanitarian consequences of the war in Ukraine" aimed at increasing humanitarian aid and providing compensation to people living in war-affected regions, as well as the resumption of pension payments and state protection of IDPs . My position, and the position of the women of Ukraine - the cessation of hostilities in Ukraine should pass exclusively by peaceful means. Today, we need to look for new initiatives to achieve peace that will help build trust, introduce new incentives and additional opportunities for a better quality of life, medical care and education for Ukrainian citizens", — said Natalya Korolevskaya.