Abundance of good in life
Abundance of good in life Every year on 4th November, Volodymyr Dziobak, the Head of the civic organisation "Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons", receives congratulations on the occasion of his birthday which occurred on a beautiful day of autumn leaf fall. Today, the Council of the UARP and all members of the regional branches of Ukraine express their best wishes to you, our dear Volodymyr Vasylyovych... Forward>>
Society
Thanks to Those, Who Is With Us
Thanks to Those, Who Is With Us Exactly 16 years ago (I was 33 back then), our friends and sympathizers - respected seniors, who cared for the fate of millions of Ukrainian pensioners - supported my idea to establish our non-governmental organization. We have not changed our status for all these 16 years: we are and have always been a voluntary, non-partisan, unprofitable association, even though... Forward>>
Spiritual source
Main Feast Among All Feasts and Most Important Festivity of All
Main Feast Among All Feasts and Most Important Festivity of All Today we celebrate the most important Christian feast of the year. It is the day of Christ's Resurrection, the day of deep faith, sincere prayers, and joy, unknown to the Heaven and Earth before. Easter - as the 8th heirmos in Easter Breviary says - is “The King and the Lord, the main feast among all feasts and the most important festivity of all". Actually, the main content of the Greek-orthodox faith... Forward>>
Legislation
Accrued Pensions Will Not Be Subject to Taxation and Are to Be Paid in Full. The Cabinet of Ministers Has Backed the Bill
Accrued Pensions Will Not Be Subject to Taxation and Are to Be Paid in Full. The Cabinet of Ministers Has Backed the Bill The Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons continues to participate actively in solving the most urgent issues concerning all the pensioners in Ukraine. As of today, one of the most difficult ones is the issue of pensions. We informed readers of the UARP official web page yesterday that our association had been drawn by the Constitutional Court of Ukraine into hearings of the case regarding... Forward>>
Discrimination
UARP PROTECTS PENSIONERS' INTERESTS IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF UKRAINE
UARP PROTECTS PENSIONERS' INTERESTS IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF UKRAINE The efforts of the "Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons" to battle against draconian norms of the legislation in force regarding the repeal of pensions imposed on certain categories of pensioners in work have been awarded once again. On April 12, 2016, the Constitutional Court of Ukraine adopted Regulation №21/ 2016 on the form of examining the case upon the constitutional... Forward>>
Society
"The First Pension Guidance Centre" Has Launched Its Work!
"The First Pension Guidance Centre" Has Launched Its Work! Today one of ordinary pensioners' most pressing issues are questions about pensions, which include retirement time, pensionable service, rates and types of the retirement pension, etc. The majority of Ukrainian citizens approache our association with these particular questions. Therefore, we have established a specialized service, which is to provide advisory support regarding the pension... Forward>>
PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION!!!
PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION!!! In recent days, the UARP making a stand for pensioner interests registered an on-line petition addressed to the President of Ukraine regarding the resumption of the indexation of pensions. As of today, this actual issue is not only worth its weight in gold. It is very important, as millions of lives depend on it. However, according to the number of supporters, we conclude that as the matter... Forward>>
UARP Comments
Fulfil Your Trust, Do Not Miss Your Chance
Fulfil Your Trust, Do Not Miss Your Chance THE PETITION FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THE INDEXATION OF PENSIONS can be signed on the petition page of the President of Ukraine, just follow the link: https://petition.president.gov.ua/petition/8528. It will be recalled that it was supported by 220 people within the first 11 days. Those are people not indifferent to the fate of the Ukrainian pensioner... Forward>>
UARP Comments
155 People Signed the Petition About Resuming the Indexation of Pensions
155 People Signed the Petition About Resuming the Indexation of Pensions As of September 23, our petition to the President to resume the indexation of pensions has been supported by 155 people; just on September 22, 21 people supported the petition. The Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons being a great supporter of seniors in Ukraine is truly grateful to those who has voted, or tried to cast a vote. In reality, the webpage with petitions... Forward>>
Ukraine
To Buy High-Quality Ukrainian Made Goods or Import Expensive and Fashionable Ones from Abroad
To Buy High-Quality Ukrainian Made Goods or Import Expensive and Fashionable Ones from Abroad Will Ukraine be country of production #1 for its citizens, or they should continue to buy the majority of goods made abroad at obviously higher prices? We have conducted an opinion poll on the UARP webpage asking respondents: What sort of Ukraine made products do you mostly buy and assume as high quality ones for the time being? We arranged the answers in accordance with their popularity... Forward>>
UARP Comments
128 votes have already been collected…
128 votes have already been collected… 128 votes for a petition to the President to resume the indexation of pensions have been confirmed. 5 days have past since collection of signatures was launched. Unfortunately, we received only several confirmed votes, as it is truly difficult for seniors to go through all the stages of the registration and authorisation process. Moreover, the webpage with petitions seemingly locks... Forward>>
Society
How Pensioners Are Going to Live With the New Tariff Rates (Results of an Opinion Poll)
How Pensioners Are Going to Live With the New Tariff Rates (Results of an Opinion Poll) On the base of respondents' answers (90 participants) to the question of how they will pay utility bills at new tariff rates, we have come to a conclusion that seniors remain the most responsible payers for housing services despite their scanty pensions. Thus, 18% of pensioners said they would save on expenses for themselves, and may continue to pay at new tariff rates. 12% of senior citizens planned... Forward>>
Discrimination
Our Voice Has Been Heard
Our Voice Has Been Heard The UARP spoke in support of the protection of working pensioners' rights, as well as against discrimination of seniors, namely on the matter of depriving scientific workers of their well-deserved pensions. We repeatedly sent letters to the Ministry of Education, the Government, the President of Ukraine, and were heard eventually. Yesterday, April 21, the Verkhovna Rada adopted amendments to the law... Forward>>
Ukraine
We Inform the World on Events in Ukraine
We Inform the World on Events in Ukraine A new heading called "Digest of Events" was introduced on the website of the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons in July 2014, in which we inform the Ukrainian public about main dayly events. Also, we send selected news articles about important events occurred in Ukraine within 24 hours to dozens of world countries covering almost 50 UARP's partners. We publish the digest in Ukrainian... Forward>>
Rivne Citizens Celebrate the Librarians' Day with Contests, Presentations and Gifts
Rivne Citizens Celebrate the Librarians' Day with Contests, Presentations and Gifts The Day of Libraries was celebrated on September 30 at the Rivne Regional Universal Scientific Library. Tamara Tkach, the deputy head of the Rivne regional branch of the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons, who was nominated for the "Partner of the Library" by co-workers of the internet-centre "Okulyar" and of the Department of Arts, named the regional library as "our library"... Forward>>
Society
We are officially 14 years old now
We are officially 14 years old now Persons was officially registered. You can find interesting information on our history, incredible people, whose initiative and enthusiasm were involved in the creation of the civic organization "UARP" in the "About Us" section. Such well-known names as Lev H. Hassanov, Vladlen G. Shermarevych, Volodymyr V. Dzobak, Viacheslav S. Kulish, Larisa H. Skyba, Oleg O. Kravchenko, Mykola M. Amosov... Forward>>
Travelling
Rivne Pensioners Travelled Across Their Native Region
Rivne Pensioners Travelled Across Their Native Region Pensioners from Rivne region took a journey to Radyvyliv via Rivne and Dubno on the Day of the State Flag of Ukraine. Rivne regional branch of the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons in cooperation with the Hubnyzky travel agency organized and conducted for pensioners an excursion across the territory of Rivne region. It was the first experience of its kind for some of seniors. The first... Forward>>
Relaxation
Rivne Pensioners Have Tried the Medical Dancing Therapy
Rivne Pensioners Have Tried the Medical Dancing Therapy A masterclass for the dancing and motor therapy called "Everyone loves dancing” has been conducted in Rivne for the age category "50+". We have spoken a lot about Rivne pensioners who try to live an active life. Excursions, visiting theatres, museums, exhibitions, meeting with creative people and representatives of the Pension Fund, cardiologists, dieticians, financiers, priests, writers, organising... Forward>>
Relaxation
Rivne pensioners recited poetry, sang with the choir "Veres" and congratulated a lady on her birthday
Rivne pensioners recited poetry, sang with the choir "Veres" and congratulated a lady on her birthday The first summer day brought to the city of Rivne several pleasant events at once. Seniors' get-togethers at weekends, where they can spend their free time interesting and usefully, have already become a good custom of ours. But this time, several events were organised for them at the last weekend. June 1 is the first day of the long-awaited summer, two events took place at the regional... Forward>>
Spiritual source
Happy Easter, Ukraine!
Happy Easter, Ukraine! Dear Ukraine! Dear Ukrainians! A joyful Easter day has come over to our land and brought faith to our souls. The season of Lent - time of mourning, deep reflection, and sincere repentance for sins, which we have done in word and deed, as well as in thought - is over. Every person apparently had that feeling - at this difficult for Ukraine time of the terrible aggression from the neighbouring state... Forward>>
Rivne pensioners [ +photo] were taught how to create financial plans
Rivne pensioners [ +photo] were taught how to create financial plans Several dozen of Rivne pensioners calculated their own earnings and expenses and cogitated on how to keep their books from now on. The first training in the "Fundamentals of financial literacy" was conducted for seniors of Rivne region by guest from Kyiv Olesya Shnitzer, who is an expert in financial education and the Chairman of the Board of the FUCU (First Ukrainian Credit Union). Did anyone... Forward>>
Travelling
FOTOFACT “Rivne pensioners at a flax-scutching mill "
FOTOFACT “Rivne pensioners at a flax-scutching mill " More than 50 members of the Rivne regional branch of the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons (UARP) came to visit a flax-scutching mill. There were also a few former employees of the mill among them. Modern equipment, advanced technologies, high-quality products made by the mill altogether produced a tremendous impression on the visitors. Pensioners took a lively interest in everything... Forward>>
Ukraine
Everything in life starts small! To the President of the ESU
Everything in life starts small! To the President of the ESU The office of the associated member of the ESU - the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons - was seized in an illegal and strongarm way by militants authorised by the incumbent government at the beginning of 2012. The whole procedure was conducted by Ukraine's minister of forest resources Victor Sivez (owner of properties and businesses in the Czech Republic)... Forward>>
Relaxation
From Being Helpful to Being Strong
From Being Helpful to Being Strong Every third citizen of Ukraine practically belongs to the age group 50+. A lot of people feel lonely and forgotten once they have retired. Back then they used to have their colleagues, problems to settle, interest in the morrow. Today, pensioners predominantly stay at home, often because of lack of money. The mission of the Ukrainian Association of Retired Persons, which has recently established... Forward>>
Ukraine
A piece of folk's advice for the President and the parliament on the eve of the negotiations, 20 January 2014 from the oldest generation of Ukraine (Or do not dig a hole for Ukraine, Daddy)
A piece of folk's advice for the President and the parliament on the eve of the negotiations, 20 January 2014 from the oldest generation of Ukraine
(Or do not dig a hole for Ukraine, Daddy) Dear Victor Fedorovych and members of the parliament, we the oldest generation in the state, gray-haired pensioners, veterans, whose number constitutes about 14 million people of Ukrainian society, assumed responsibility and obligation to teach you a lesson - a lesson of life, history, truth, strength and freedom! Of course, not everyone likes to be lectured, especially such "educated people" as you... Forward>>
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