Yaroslav Zhilkin was elected the Secretary of the Commission on cultural heritage and cultural values
2 August, 2016 there took place the first meeting of the Public Council under the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine where have been elected the governing bodies of the Council and commissions.
Finally the Head of the Public Council became Bohdan Kozhushko, the Secretary of the Commission on cultural heritage and cultural values was elected Yaroslav Zhilkin, the Head of All-Ukrainian public organization “Union “People's Memory”. The election of the Head of UPM will contribute to the implementation of the main objectives of the organization, that is, the identification and study of cultural heritage, as well as, the direct participation in historical memory perpetuation. It is only for the past 5 years of “People's Memory” activity in the framework of cultural heritage protection there were organized and held 24 international and 47 interregional search “Memory Watches”.
About 2.5 thousand found objects from the times of the First and Second World Wars were given to museums and institutions for further placement of exhibits. Besides, there is constantly being done not less important work on military-patriotic education of the youth - the future keepers of our cultural values and heritage!