On March 21, 2002, President Kuchma signed a decree calling for the creation of an interdepartmental commission, organized by the State Committee for Religious Affairs, to resolve outstanding restitution issues. The decree called for the commission’s plan to be in place by September 1, 2002.
National Foundation "Mutual Understanding and Reconciliation" in Ukraine
The Cabinet of the Ministries of Ukraine established the Ukrainian Foundation of Peace and Reconciliation on June 16, 1993. The group’s objective is to research former forced laborers and victims of National Socialism within Ukraine.
Ihor Lushnikov, Chairman
Wuliza Frunse 15
01080 Kiev, Ukraine
Telephone: +00380-44-490 66 30
Fax: +00380-44-490 66 30
Ukraine participated in the London Conference on Nazi Gold.
Ukraine participated in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets.
Ukraine participated in the Vilnius International Forum on Holocaust Era Looted Cultural Assets. Proceedings of the Forum can be found at http://www.vilniusforum.lt.
A symposium entitled “Legal Aspects of the Restitution of Cultural Property: Theory and Practice” took place in Kiev, October 24–26, 1996.