The director of the National Museum of the Holodomor-genocide participated in the meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation of events concerning the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor
On April 4, 2023, Acting Director General of the National Museum of the Holodomor-genocide Lesia Hasydzhak participated in the online meeting of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of events concerning the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 – the genocide of the Ukrainian people. The meeting of the Organizing Committee was held under the leadership of the co-chairs: Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Stefanchuk, Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Andrii Yermak.
At the meeting, the Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine, Deputy Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee, Oleksandr Tkachenko, told the participants about the state of works on the reconstruction of the first stage and the construction and commissioning of the second stage of the National Holodomor-Genocide Museum, as well as the state of preparation of the museum exposition.
The participants of the meeting approved the concept of the International Forum for the 90th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine – the genocide of the Ukrainian people. It will be held on November 25, 2023, on the Memorial Day of Holodomor victims. The program of the Forum should be developed by the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy, together with the Ukrainian Institute of National Memory and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in coordination with the Office of the President of Ukraine. Completion of the Holodomor Museum is also planned for 2023.
In addition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs instructed to intensify work on preparing draft resolutions of the UN, PACE, OSCE, and UNESCO on recognition of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 as genocide. The regional and Kyiv city military administrations have to organize graves, monuments and memorial signs within a month to properly honour the memory of the victims of the Holodomor and mass man-made famines of the first half of the 20th century in Ukraine.