Contacts

Phone and Fax number: 8(495) 986-65-58 fax: 8(495) 986-65-58

Email: GNKarelova@senat.gov.ru

The address of the reception: 33 Revolyutsii Prospekt, Voronezh, 394036

The phone and fax number of the reception: (4732) 255-53-36

Biography

Education:

1972 – Sergei Kirov Urals Polytechnic Institute (degree in engineering and economics)

1978 – Post-graduate studies at the Sergei Kirov Urals Polytechnic Institute

State awards:

1971 – Medal for Labour Valour

2000 – Order of Honour

2005 – Order for Service to the Motherland, 4th Class

2010 – Order of Friendship

2015 – Order of Alexander Nevsky

Academic degrees:

PhD in Economics

DSc in Social Sciences

Academic ranks:

Professor

Post before designation:

Member of the Sixth State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. First Deputy Chair of the State Duma Committee on Labour, Social Policy and Veteran Affairs

Authority

Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council Galina Karelova:

1) oversees citizen petitions to the Federation Council and reports on them in writing to the members of the Federation Council on a monthly basis;

2) coordinates the work of Federation Council Committee on Social Policy, Federation Council Committee on Federal Structure, Regional Policy, Local Government and Northern Affairs, provides for their interaction, issues instructions to them and oversees implementation;

3) provides for the interaction between the said Federation Council committees and other Federation Council committees when reviewing draft federal constitutional laws and draft federal laws in order to coordinate their positions within the Federation Council;

4) coordinates the work of the said Federation Council committees to prepare the review of matters within their field of competence during the Government Hour, held as part of Federation Council sittings;

5) directs the operations of the Council to Promote Social Innovation in the Constituent Entities of the Russian Federation under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

6) oversees organisation and holding of the Regional Social Innovation Forum;

7) oversees organisation and holding of the Eurasian Women’s Forum;

8) provides for the interaction between the Federation Council and legislative (representative) and executive authorities of the constituent entities (regions) of the Russian Federation within the Urals and Siberian federal districts;

9) provides for the interaction with the trade union committee of the Executive Office of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation (hereinafter the Executive Office of the Federation Council);

10) member of the Presidential Council for Housing Policy and Affordability;

11) member of the Presidential Commission for Veteran Affairs;

12) member of the Government Commission for Public Health Protection;

13) member of the Board of Trustees at the Federal Foundation for Housing Construction;

14) member of the Organising Committee in charge of preparing and holding the 650th anniversary of the city of Kaluga;

15) directs the operations of the Council for People with Disabilities under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;

16) directs the operations of the Council for Housing Construction and the Development of Housing and Utilities, affiliated to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation;

17) directs the operations of the Council for Local Government under the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

In the absence of a corresponding directive from the Speaker of the Federation Council, in case of the temporary absence of the Speaker and First Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council, the following substitution order shall be observed (without the right to take personnel decisions): Yevgeny Bushmin – Yury Vorobyov – Iliyas Umakhanov – Galina Karelova.

ion of the Cooperation Agreement between the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation and the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia;

17) directs the operations of the Council for Social Protection of Military Personnel, Law Enforcement Staff and their Family Members affiliated to the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

In the absence of a corresponding directive from the Speaker of the Federation Council, in case of the temporary absence of the Speaker and First Deputy Speaker of the Federation Council, the following substitution order shall be observed (without the right to take personnel decisions): Yevgeny Bushmin – Yury Vorobyov – Iliyas Umakhanov – Galina Karelova.

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