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18.08.2017
Ukrainian World Congress condemns terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attacks on 17 and 18 August 2017 on the streets of Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain, crowded with tourists in the midst of the tourist season.

The attacks claimed the lives of at least thirteen people with more than a hundred injured from 34 countries.

18.08.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes working visit to Singapore

On 14-15 August 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij together with his spouse Anna fulfilled his first visit to Singapore where he presented to its high-ranking government officials important Ukrainian issues and discussed with the local Ukrainian community ways of further cooperation with the UWC.

18.08.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes working visit to Australia

On 1-13 August 2017, on the invitation of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations (AFUO), Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij together with his spouse Anna fulfilled his first visit to Australia, during which he visited Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Hobart to present current Ukrainian issues to Australian governing authorities and strengthen ties with the local Ukrainian Churches and community.

14.08.2017
UWC President spoke on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UWC at a roundtable at Monash University in Australia

On 10 August 2017, President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Eugene Czolij spoke at a roundtable entitled "The UWC at 50 and Beyond: the Australian Context", that was held at the Mykola Zerov Centre for Ukrainian Studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

14.08.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij delivers public lecture at Australian National University

On 9 August 2017 in Canberra, Australia, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij delivered a public lecture at the Centre for European Studies of the Australian National University on the topic "EU attitudes towards former Warsaw Pact states and former Soviet republics".

10.08.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking government officials in Australia

On 7 and 9 August 2017 in Canberra, and 1 and 10 August 2017 in Melbourne, Australia, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij held meetings with Australian high-ranking government officials to discuss issues related to continued support for Ukraine and securing peace and stability in the world.

03.08.2017
UWC welcomes signing by U.S. President of the Bill “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act”

The Ukrainian World Congress welcomes the signing on 2 August 2017 by United States President Donald Trump of the Bill “Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act” (HR 3364).

On 25 July 2017 this draft Bill was approved by the U.S. House of Representatives and 27 July 2017 by the U.S. Senate.

02.08.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfills working visit to New Zealand

On 30-31 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij together with his spouse Anna fulfilled his first visit to Aukland and Wellington, New Zealand, to present current Ukrainian issues to its governing authorities and strengthen ties with the Ukrainian community.

 

28.07.2017
UWC welcomes passage in U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate of the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act  

The Ukrainian World Congress welcomes the passage in the United States House of Representatives on 25 July 2017 and the United States Senate on the 27 July 2017 of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (HR 3364).

26.07.2017
UWC endorses initial assessment of crisis in Eastern Ukraine by US Special Representative for Ukraine

On 26 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij issued a letter of congratulations to Ambassador Kurt Volker who was appointed on 7 July 2017 United States Special Representative for Ukraine.

19.07.2017
UWC welcomes the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Resolutions on Restoration of the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine and on Strengthening Energy Security in the OSCE Region

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the Resolution on Restoration of the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine and Resolution on Strengthening Energy Security in the OSCE Region adopted on 9 July 2017 by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk.

18.07.2017
UWC President addresses Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council and President’s Circle in Toronto

On 17 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council and President’s Circle in Toronto, Canada, and presented the achievements and priorities of the UWC.

12.07.2017
UWC President met with high-ranking state officials and civil society of the Czech Republic and participated in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC

On 9-11 July 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking state officials and representatives of civil society, and participated in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

On 9 July 2017, the UWC President participated in Divine Liturgy at St. Clement Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral and learned about Ukrainian religious life in Prague during a meeting with Fr. Vasyl Slyvotskyi.

10.07.2017
UWC President participated in international events and met with high-ranking state officials, civil society and the Ukrainian community in Poland

On 6-8 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Poland during which he attended an event of the Summit of the “Three Seas Initiative”, participated as a panelist in the 360/OS Open Source Summit and addressed a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC, and held meetings with high-ranking state officials, representatives of civil society and the Ukrainian community in Poland.

08.07.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij met in Geneva with representatives of international organizations and participated in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC

On 5 July 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking representatives of international organizations and participated in a commemorative evening on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UWC. 

08.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij met in Bern with Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr, high-ranking officials and the Ukrainian community in Switzerland

On 3-4 July 2017 in Bern, Switzerland, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij held meetings with the Federal Chancellor of Switzerland, Walter Thurnherr, high-ranking government officials, and the Ukrainian community during which he promoted the fundamental values of civilization, and specifically the principles of the territorial integrity of states, and respect for and safeguarding of human rights.

06.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress supports Law of Ukraine identifying NATO membership a priority

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the signing by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko of the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Foreign Policy of Ukraine”, which identifies membership in NATO as a national interest priority.

 

05.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij met with the Ukrainian community in Zurich

On 2 July 2017 during a working visit to Switzerland Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled to Zurich where he met with the local Ukrainian community.

The UWC President attended Divine Liturgy in the Crypt of the Church of Our Lady and met Fr. Nazariy Zatorskyi and Fr. Ihor Rantsya of the Paris Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great, the territorial diocese for the Ukrainian Catholic Church in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

04.07.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij participated in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC in Germany

On 30 June 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC in Munich, Germany, organized by UWC member organization - the Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Germany (AUOG) led by Lesya Shramko.

04.07.2017
UWC Eugene Czolij met in Germany with high-ranking officials of Bavaria

On 30 June 2017, during a working visit to Munich, Germany, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President met with President of the Bavarian Parliament Barbara Stamm and high-ranking officials of Bavaria to discuss support for Ukraine and securing peace and stability in Europe.




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