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Ukrainian World Congress expresses condolences to people of Italy in wake of devastating earthquake

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and Ukrainians around the world express condolences to the Italian people following the powerful earthquake in Central Italy on 24 August 2016 resulting in hundreds of deaths and injuries.

The earthquake levelled structures among them numerous historical buildings, and thousands have been left homeless by this tragedy.



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Ukrainian World Congress President addressed meetings of the Ukrainian diaspora in Kyiv

From 20-23 August 2016 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the VI World Forum of Ukrainians, the Annual General Meeting of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations, the Annual General Meeting of the UWC World Council of Ukrainian Cooperatives and the 19th Meeting of the Conference of Ukrainian Organizations Plast, all of which took place during these days in Kyiv, Ukraine.


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Ukrainian World Congress President delivered remarks during a commemorative event “Ukrainians of the world – for Ukraine” dedicated by the President of Ukraine to the Ukrainian diaspora

On 22 August 2016 during a commemorative event titled “Ukrainians of the world – for Ukraine” at the National Opera in Kyiv, Ukraine, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed sincere gratitude to the Ukrainian diaspora for its support for Ukraine. 


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Ukrainian World Congress Annual General Meeting opens in Kyiv, Ukraine

On 25 August 2016 at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) opened with the participation of 137 delegates and guests from 28 countries.

Participants of the AGM were greeted by the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kyiv Patriarchate, His Holiness Patriarch Filaret, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Chairman of the Parliament of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy and other representatives of the governing authorities and institutions of Ukraine.

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On the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine

This year Ukrainians throughout the world are marking a milestone in the history of their nation – the 25th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Ukrainian state as proclaimed on 24 August 1991.

Ukrainian Independence Day will be commemorated proudly by Ukrainians as their greatest national holiday despite the relentless Russian aggression that aims to deny them this well-deserved right.

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UWC calls for immediate action in response to alarming escalation of military activity on Ukrainian territory by Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) urgently calls upon its member organizations, Ukrainians throughout the diaspora and friends of Ukraine to join the UWC in re-focusing the attention of high-level government officials, media representatives and citizens in the countries of residence of the Ukrainian diaspora on the alarming escalation of military activity on Ukrainian territory by the Russian Federation, including the build-up of military technology in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.

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 “Glory to Ukraine! – Glory to Heroes!”




UWC Annual General Meeting 2016

25-27 August 2016 the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

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