On 22 February 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij concluded his four-day official visit to Brussels and Antwerp, Belgium, dedicated to mobilizing support for Ukraine and strengthening the UWC network.
On 21 February 2017 at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed a meeting of the NATO Partnerships and Cooperative Security Committee with political advisors and deputy heads of missions on the topic of support for Ukraine in the war against Russian aggression.
On 20 February 2017 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) opened the UWC Mission to International Organizations in Brussels coinciding with Nebesna Sotnia Heroes Day. The UWC Mission was established to expedite the advancement of the European choice of the Ukrainian people that was fully supported by the Ukrainian diaspora and for which the Nebesna Sotnia Heroes sacrificed their lives.
On 20 February 2017 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and Ukrainians around the world joined the people of Ukraine in paying tribute to the Nebesna Sotnia Heroes whose sacrifice must always serve as a reminder for the entire international community of the principles and values which Ukrainians still today are forced to protect from a foreign aggressor.
he Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon the international community, including human rights organizations and journalists throughout the world, to increase pressure on the Russian Federation to release Ukrainian journalists unlawfully detained by the Russian Federation.
In letters dated 3 February 2017 to high-ranking officials within the international community, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij appealed for active measures in response to the most recent major artillery attacks in Eastern Ukraine by Russian military forces in direct violation of the Minsk agreements.