Teaching human rights in Kharkiv region
Oleg Diomin, the head of the Kharkiv region state administration, approved the Program of the legal education of the population in 1999-2000. The Program states that all citizens have the right to acquire the necessary minimum of legal knowledge. This Program is based on the ramified network of educational establishments and by mass media, which would inform the population on the elementary legal questions.
The Program contains such questions as the problems of state and right, the fight with the organized crime and corruption, the duties of law-enforcing bodies, the explanation of the main questions of the operating laws. It is planned to hold annually the Day of legal knowledge and to increase the legal education of the younger generation.
‘Slobidskiy kray, No.68, 22 June 1999