News with tag “PACE”
- March 28, 2013
Kyiv, March 28, 2013. Ukraine and India will continue working on a joint project Jasmine, which involves the development of rocket engine for Indian rocket carriers, reports press service of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. This was highlighted during the meeting between the Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Alexander Pinsky and the chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on March 19-22, 2013, in India.
- December 6, 2012
Kyiv, December 6, 2012. Ukrainian rocket engines are getting difficult to compete with. The European Space Agency equips the upper module of its Vega rockets with Ukrainian liquid-fuel RD-869 rocket engine. With the creation of Vega - the lightest in its arsenal, Europe should be able to launch rockets of all classes and not depend on Russia and the United States, reports Ukrainian ICTV.
- August 20, 2012
Kyiv, August 20, 2012.The Ukrainian-Russian expandable carrier rocket Zenit 3SL set world record in the precision of a satellite launch. The carrier launched commercial satellite Intelsat 21 from a mobile platform in the Pacific Ocean on August 19, 2012.The satellite will service major direct-to-home and cable programmers in Latin and North America, Europe and other regions for at least 18 years.
- July 13, 2012
Kyiv, July 12, 2012. Council of Europe welcomed Ukraine’s July 7, 2012 ratification of the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse. Such statement was released during the round table chaired by Yuriy Pavlenko, Children’s Ombudsman under the President of Ukraine, and Regina Jensdottir, the Head of the Children’s Rights Policy Division, Council of Europe.
- March 2, 2012
Kyiv, March 2, 2012. Ukrainian State Space Agency informed that in 2011 Ukraine joined China, the EU, Russia, and the USA becoming one of the top five space rocket launching countries in the world. Since 1991 Ukraine grew into a significant player in the field of space industry, having launched 125 rockets and delivered into orbit 238 satellites that belonged to 19 countries.
- February 1, 2012
Kyiv, February 1, 2012. PACE President Jean-Claude Mignon intends to visit former Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko in jail. He made this statement during an interview with Ukrainska Pravda. According to Mignon, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Kostyantyn Hryshchenko, while visiting France lately, has reassured him of adequate living conditions and state of health of the leader of the opposition party Batkivshchyna Yulia Tymoshenko. "I was said the colony she is being kept is a "three-star" jail. If the penitentiary facility is so comfortable, then I could pay a visit there," the PACE president noted.
- November 8, 2011
Kyiv, November 8, 2011. During its chairmanship at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe Ukraine introduced a number of measures to strengthen local democracies in the countries of Europe, as well as provide its citizens with broader opportunities to participate in local decision-making. Such was one of the three Ukraine’s priorities while presiding at the PACE.
- November 8, 2011
Kyiv, November 8, 2011. Under Ukraine’s chairmanship, the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers adopted a new system of supervising over the implementation of the European Court of Human Rights’ rulings. Furthermore, Ukraine has reached a political agreement with the UK and Albania - the consecutive chair countries - to continue the support of the ECHR reformation process.
- November 7, 2011
Kyiv, November 7, 2011. Today Ukraine completes its six month chairmanship at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe. The objectives of the chairmanship included the protection of children’s rights, human rights and the rule of law, as well as the development of local democracy. The rights of children were at the top of the list of Ukraine’s agenda for the duration of its leadership at the PACE. The work conducted by Ukraine was focused on the protection of children against any form of violence and the fulfillment of the children’s right for health care.
- October 26, 2011
Kyiv, October 26, 2011. Ukraine’s objective is to complete all the primary work to launch the Ukrainian rocket Cyclone-4 from the facility in the North Western Brazil by 2013, stated President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in his interview with Brazilian newspaper O Globo during his official visit to Brazil on October 23-26. Brazil is responsible for the construction of the launch base while Ukrainian constructors are currently working on the carrier rockets.
- October 7, 2011
Kyiv, October 6, 2011. The Ukrainian expandable carrier rocket Zenit-3SLB has delivered the new commercial communications satellite Intelsat-18 into orbit. The launch took place in Kazakhstan on October 6, 2011, at Baikonur Cosmodrome, the world’s largest space launch facility. The new satellite will provide telecommunications services to Eastern Asia, Western Pacific, North America, French Polynesia, Cook Islands, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Vanatu, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and other areas.
- July 18, 2011
Kyiv, July 18, 2011. Today, a Ukrainian Zenit-3M rocket was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, to carry the Russian astrophysical observatory Spectrum-R onto a unique orbit around planet Earth. The Ukrainian space launcher will allow Russia to conduct the RadioAstron Project designed to make the radio-astrophysical observations of remote extragalactic objects and take high-resolution pictures.
- June 21, 2011
Kyiv, June 21, 2011. The President of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu and the Secretary General of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly Thorbjørn Jagland promised assistance with Ukrainian reforms. Such statement was released during the visit of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Strasbourg on June 21, 2011. In the course of the visit the Ukrainian leader met with the President of the PACE Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, addressed the deputies of the PACE, and had a separate meeting with the Secretary General of the Council of EuropeThorbjørn Jagland.
- May 31, 2011
PACE President: Priorities of Ukraine Coincide with those of Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Kyiv, May 31, 2011. “The priorities of Ukraine during its presidency at the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers coincide with the priorities of PACE, which means that we will cooperate very actively in the next six months” said President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Mevlüt Çavusoglu during his interview to Ukrainian media Interfax-Ukraine.
- April 19, 2011
Kyiv, April 19, 2011. Ukraine continues to consolidate its world’s top positions in the field of space exploration and in aerospace industry. With its 17th launch, the space carrier rocket Dnipro will place eight satellites, including the Ukrainian earth remote sensing satellite Sich-2, into sun-synchronous orbit in June 2011.
- April 15, 2011
Kyiv, April 15, 2011. During the bilateral meeting of the Ukrainian Prime Minister with the President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff the agreement was reached on prospective space-related project implementation.
- April 12, 2011
Kyiv, 12 April, 2011. Every Ukrainian will get a chance to participate in a job competition to become Ukraine’s astronaut to fly to the Russian orbital station. Only one Ukrainian, who passes a health check and possesses scientific background, will be contracted, as reported by BizLiga.Net.