Minister of Family, Children, and Sports Yuriy Pavlenko of Ukraine

Family, Youth and Sports Minister Yuriy Pavlenko says that Ukrainian families are to have minimum two children in order to overcome demographic crisis in Ukraine.
Ukraine will send a 440-member delegation to the upcoming Beijing Olympic Games in August, including 254 athletes, Ukrainian Minister of Family, Youth and Sports Yuriy Pavlenko said on Wednesday.
Minister Pavlenko said that Ukraine is missing reports on nearly 900 children adopted by US.
In an interview to the Post on Oct 11, Pavlenko said that reports he was being investigated for misuse of state funds have not been officially confirmed by the Prosecutor-General’s Office.
Kyiv (Interfax-Ukraine) – The main Ukrainian achievement in 2008 in preparing the country to host the Euro 2012 Football Championship was to organize systematic work with its Polish partners, Ukrainian Minister for Family, Youth and Sports Yuriy Pavlenko said in an interview with Interfax-Ukraine on Monday.
Pavlenko said that despite the worsening financial and economic crisis both in Ukraine and in Europe, "we will manage to prepare for Euro 2012, and this will not affect the preparations.
One of the leaders of the Liberal Party, Mykola Zhulynsky is listed 10th, the leader of the Congress of Ukrainian Nationalists Yaroslava Stetsko is 11th, the leader of the “Forward, Ukraine!”, Viktor Musiyaka is 22 nd, the leader of the Christian National Union Volodymyr Stretovych is 32nd, the “Youth Party” leader Yuriy Pavlenko is 40th.
Youth is a driving force of society and these are young people who will define what Ukraine will be like in 10 years, Minister for Family, Youth and Sports Yuriy Pavlenko was speaking at the 8th European ministerial conference in Kyiv.
Pavlenko said Ukraine's youth policy will be actively putting into practice.
Pavlenko said the society should mobilize in addressing youth problems, mainly in preventing tobacco use, alcohol, HIV/AIDS spread, supporting disadvantaged groups, promoting healthy way of life.