Today, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy approved the personal composition of the Advisory Council on De-occupation and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol.
This is stated in his Decree No. 283/2023: https://cutt.ly/66ViJtG. Approval of the composition will make it possible to hold the first constituent meeting of the Advisory Council in the near future.
In total, the Advisory Board consists of 43 members, including the leadership of the Presidential Office, representatives of ministries, the leader of the Crimean Tatar people Mustafa Dzhemilev, the Chairman of the Mejlis Refat Chubarov, as well as two representatives of the Crimean Platform Expert Network: William Taylor, Vice President of the United States Institute of Peace for Russia and Europe, and Adas Jakubauskas, Chairman of the Union of the Community of Tatars of the Republic of Lithuania.
According to the Regulations on the Advisory Council on De-occupation and Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol, approved by the Decree of the Head of State No. 579/2022, Permanent Representative Tamila Tasheva was appointed Secretary of the Advisory Council. The Secretary of the Advisory Council convenes meetings on behalf of the Chairman of the Advisory Council (the President of Ukraine), ensures preparation of proposals for the agenda and materials for consideration at the meetings, informs the Chairman and other members of the Advisory Council on the status of implementation of its decisions, coordinates the work of temporary working and expert groups established by the Advisory Council, convenes their meetings, and performs other tasks on behalf of the Chairman of the Advisory Council.
As a reminder, the Advisory Council was established as an advisory body to the President of Ukraine to help coordinate measures for the de-occupation and reintegration of the occupied Crimean peninsula.