UVZ Corporation employee elected into Kirov Region’s Public Chamber

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, September 17, 2015. Oksana Burganskaya, Chair of Youth Council at LEPSE (a member enterprise of UVZ Corporation), got elected into Kirov Region’s Public Chamber. Burganskaya was proposed as a candidate by Union of Russia’s Machine-Builders’ Kirov Region division, the corporation’s press service reports.

‘First of all, I am planning to engage in very practical activities such as the organizatino of specific events, in which field I already have plenty of experience. Secondly, my aim is to conduct expert evaluation of draft bills under consideration. I am naturally mostly interested in working with the younger generation, and as a representative of the Union of Russia’s Machine-Builders, I also intend to represent this organization’s interests. I feel very inspired by getting elected. This is great responsibility and an opportunity to actually change life of the city and the constituency for the better,’ she says.

The primary function of the Public Chamber is to ensure compliance with civil society norms and alignment of interests of local residents, public associations, and state authorities in public, economic, and socio-cultural issues. For one, Kirov Region’s Public Chamber recently managed the following: gave the right to education back to minors in pretrial custody, banned all construction work in Kirov historic downtown, and helped NGOs apply for and receive presidential grants.

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