On 30 September 2016 in Kyiv, in the office of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Mission to Ukraine, UWC President Eugene Czolij and Director of the Lviv Polytechnic National University International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations (IIECDR) Iryna Kluchkovska signed a Memorandum on Cooperation between the Ukrainian World Congress and the Lviv Polytechnic National University International Institute of Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations.
On the invitation of the Prime Minister and Administration of the President of Ukraine, a Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) delegation led by President Eugene Czolij joined commemorative events in Kyiv, Ukraine, in remembrance of the victims of Babyn Yar on the 75th anniversary of this tragedy.
On 27 September 2016 in Kyiv, in the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij and Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Ukrainian World Congress.
On 27 September 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed parliamentary hearings in Ukraine on the topic: “75th anniversary of the tragedy of Babyn Yar: lessons of history and the present.”
During his address, on behalf of the 20-million-strong Ukrainian diaspora led by the UWC and its organizations in over 50 countries, the UWC President paid tribute to the innocent victims of Babyn Yar.
On 25 September 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the XXII Congress of Ukrainians in America, the highest forum of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), which took place 23-25 September 2016 in Hartford, U.S.A.
In a letter from 26 September 2016, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Human and Civil Rights Committee called upon human rights Commissioners, and international human rights organizations including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Freedom House, to take immediate action in response to the troubling media reports of the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Moscow being seized, and its General Director Volodymyr Ionov being refused entry .