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11.02.2016
Lviv Polytechnic National University confers Honorary Doctorate on UWC President Eugene Czolij

On 9 February 2016, the Academic Council of Lviv Polytechnic National University, headed by its Rector, Professor Yuriy Bobalo, unanimously resolved to confer the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa on the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Eugene Czolij.

10.02.2016
UWC welcomes European Parliament resolution in support of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the European Parliament resolution of 4 February 2016 on the human rights situation in Crimea, in particular of the Crimean Tatars (Resolution) adopted on 4 February 2016, which reiterates the call to withdraw all Russian forces from Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.

The UWC fully supports the European Parliament.

09.02.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij meets with Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Andriy Shevchenko

On 7 February 2016 in Montreal, Canada, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada Andriy Shevchenko.

The UWC President discussed with the Ukrainian Ambassador the means to strengthen joint efforts in furthering current Ukrainian issues.

01.02.2016
Presidents of Ukrainian World Congress and Atlantic Council officially signed Memorandum of Agreement

On 29 January 2016 in Washington, U.S.A., Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij and Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe officially signed a Memorandum of Agreement to renew the cooperation between the UWC and the Atlantic Council, that began in September 2014.

 

14.01.2016
Join the #UnitedUkraine action on 22 January to mark historic Ukrainian unification

The Ukrainian World Congress joins the call for Ukrainians around the world to participate in the flash mob #UnitedUkraine on 22 January to mark the historic Unification Act of this day in 1919, which united Ukrainian territories into a sole, sovereign state.

 

11.01.2016
Join the new international online campaign to promote Ukraine: #MyUkraineIs

As we prepare in 2016 to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence let’s help to share the stories that make us proud to be Ukrainian.  

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine has launched a new online campaign titled Ukraine: People's cut to promote Ukraine – its history, its people, its future.

 

05.01.2016
In Memory of Nathalie Pasternak, President of the Representative Committee of Ukrainians in France (1965-2016)

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) expresses deep sorrow and condolences on the passing of the President of the Representative Committee of Ukrainians in France, Nathalie Pasternak, on 4 January 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer.

30.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress motto and commemoration of historical dates in 2016  

The Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the global Ukrainian community to further its activities in 2016 under the motto:

“Glory to Ukraine! – Glory to Heroes!”

The Ukrainian World Congress also calls for the commemoration in 2016 of the following significant dates in the history of the Ukrainian nation:

24.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress welcomes positive progress report on the implementation by Ukraine of Visa Liberalisation Action Plan

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the sixth and last progress report by the European Commission on the implementation by Ukraine of the Visa Liberalisation Action Plan.

The positive report, which highlights the significant headway made by Ukraine to meet the criteria for visa liberalisation.

22.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress welcomes extension of sanctions against Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the decision by the Council of the European Union to prolong economic sanctions against the Russian Federation until 31 July 2016 pursuant to an agreement in the European Council in March 2015, when European Union leaders linked the duration of the sanctions to the complete implementation of the Minsk agreements.

20.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress Christmas Greetings

The Ukrainian World Congress extends sincere greetings to the Hierarchs and clergy of Ukrainian Churches, the President, Prime Minister, Chair of the Parliament and the Armed Forces of Ukraine, leaders of Ukrainian World Congress member organizations and Ukrainians throughout the world on the occasion of one of the greatest Christian Holy Days, Christmas!

20.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with Ukrainian community in Luxembourg

On 12 December 2015, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met in Luxembourg with the members of the Executive of LUkraine, a Ukrainian organization in Luxembourg, and members of the local Ukrainian community.  

18.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with United Nations high-ranking officials in New York

On 16 December 2015, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President met in New York, U.S.A., with the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović, the Director of the Policy and Mediation Division of the UN Department of Political Affairs Levent Bilman and the Head of Policy in the Office of the UN President of the General Assembly Kamal Amakrane.

17.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with Ukrainian community in Brussels

During a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met on two occasions with members of the Ukrainian community.  

On 6 December 2015, Eugene Czolij met with Fr. Oleh Zymak and parishioners of St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, while on 10 December 2015, the UWC President addressed the local community.

17.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with high-ranking officials of the European Union, Council of Europe, NATO, Belgium and Ukraine during working visit to Brussels

On 7-11 December 2015, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met in Brussels, Belgium, with high-ranking officials of the European Union, Council of Europe, NATO, Belgium and Ukraine, and representatives of civil society to discuss continued support for Ukraine.  

14.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with NATO Deputy Secretary General and NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General in Brussels

On 11 December 2015, in Brussels, Belgium, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow and NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General David Hobbs to discuss the importance of protecting Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

13.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with President of the Senate of Belgium to discuss continued support for Ukraine

On 8 December 2015, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with the President of the Senate of Belgium Christine Defraigne to discuss the need for continued support for Ukraine.

12.12.2015
Representatives of UWC member organizations discuss support for Ukraine with Chair of Verkhovna Rada Foreign Affairs Committee  

On 5 December 2015 the Ukrainian World Congress Coordinating Council in Support of Ukraine met with Hanna Hopko, Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Foreign Affairs Committee, and People’s Deputy of Ukraine Pavlo Kyshkar. The meeting, attended by representatives of ten of the largest national UWC member organizations, addressed the topic of cooperation between the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the global Ukrainian community.

11.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President addresses Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee of European Parliament

On 8 December 2015 in Brussels, Belgium, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed a session of the Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee of the European Parliament chaired by Andrej Plenković dedicated to the “Exchange of views on EU strategic communication and the hybrid war in Ukraine.

 

10.12.2015
Ukrainian World Congress President addresses PACE Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy

On 7 December 2015 in Brussels, Belgium, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on the Political consequences of the crisis in Ukraine.




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