The Parliament of Ukraine has elected the Members of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine according to its quota - Національна рада України з питань телебачення і радіомовлення

The Parliament of Ukraine has elected the Members of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine according to its quota

On December, 15, 2021 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in its plenary session considered the issue of appointing the Members of the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine to the three vacant positions according to its quota. Olexandr Burmahin, Oleh Chernysh and Olha Herasymiuk were elected to the positions of the Members of the Media Regulator by the rating voting from among 13 candidates.

Olexandr Burmahin was supported by 283 Members of Parliament, Oleh Chernysh – by 273, Olha Herasymiuk – by 268 MPs.

Oleksandr Burmahin had been nominated by the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine, Oleh Chernysh – by the All-Ukrainian Association of Community Broadcasting, and Olha Herasimiuk had been nominated to the National Council by the “Servant of the People” parliamentary faction.

Thus, the Parliament has completed the procedure of re-election of the Members of the National Council which had been launched by announcing a competitionfor these positions on November, 4, 2019. Due to the restrictive measures imposed with regard to COVID-19, this procedure was postponed. After the restoration of possibilities for the competition, it was renewed in August 2021. At that time, 13 out of 15 candidates for the positions of the Members of the National Council re-submitted their documents.

On November, 17, 2021 the Parliamentary Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy interviewed the candidates for the vacant positions of the Members of the National Council and recommended 13 nominees to the Verkhovna Rada for the further consideration.

Background:

The powers of the previous Members of the National Council – Olha Herasimiuk, Olexandr Iliashenko and Oleh Chernysh – expired in July 2019, and on October, 31 they were dismissed by the relevant resolutions of the Verkhovna Rada. However, in accordance with the amending requirements introduced by the Law of Ukraine No. 138-IX of 2 October 2019 with regard to the Law of Ukraine “On the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine” that provide for the improvement of the procedure for dismissal and appointment of the Members of the National Council they continued to perform their duties until the day of appointment of the new Members of the National Council by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.

The term of office of the Members of the National Council in accordance with the third part of Article 4 of the Law of Ukraine “On the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting” begins on the day of their appointment and lasts for five years.

 

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