Hundreds of candidates for the civil service “do not know ridnoï movi”


Almost one and a half thousand candidates for the civil service failed the certification of the Ukrainian language.

This was reported in the National Agency for civil service.

“The results of the monitoring from 1 may 2017 to 28 February 2018 not passed certification for their fluency in the state language 1 362 persons who apply for state service”, – stated in the message.

This 32 957 candidates successfully certified by the Ukrainian language proficiency.

Note that according to the law “On public service”, one of the common requirements for those who apply for admission to the civil service, is fluent in the state language. The law came into force on 1 may 2016, the rate of fluency in the state language in may 2017.

Recall that the network has sparked debate around the draft law that the Ukrainian language is obligatory for all spheres of life and imposes strict sanctions for violation of the language policy in Ukraine.

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