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23.10.2014
Ukrainian World Congress shares the sadness of Canadians over senseless acts of violence

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) shares the sadness of the Canadian people over the killings of soldiers in two separate incidents, the most recent in the nation’s capital city Ottawa.
 
“The Ukrainian World Congress expresses condolences to the families of the victims who lost their lives in these senseless acts of violence, and we stand with all Canadians in defence of the freedom and democratic principles to which these men were dedicated,”  stated UWC President Eugene Czolij.
23.10.2014
UWC President delivers keynote address in Montreal during commemoration marking the anniversary of formation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army

On 19 October 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij delivered the keynote address in Montreal, Canada, during a commemoration of the anniversary of the formation of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA).
 
He acknowledged and paid tribute to veterans of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, all fighters for Ukrainian statehood and today’s Ukrainian heroes, including the Nebesna Sotnia and soldiers in the ATO zone in Ukraine.
23.10.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls for all Ukrainian citizens in and outside Ukraine to participate in the 26 October 2014 Parliamentary Elections

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) encourages all Ukrainian citizens living in Ukraine and the diaspora to exercise their fundamental democratic right to vote in the Ukraine Parliamentary Elections on 26 October 2014.

It is critical for every Ukrainian citizen to understand the decisive role of these elections and the significance of each and every vote in shaping a new Parliament that will fulfill the mandate given by the people at this critical juncture in Ukraine’s history.

17.10.2014
UWC academic conference on the 200th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko to be held in New York 24 October 2014

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) academic conference titled “Father Taras and the Ukrainian Weltanschauung” marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko will take place on 24 October 2014 at the Ukrainian Museum in New York, U.S.A. and will be part of a series of initiatives commemorating Taras Shevchenko.
 
The conference will focus on the influence of Taras Shevchenko on the Ukrainian language and literature, national and social thought in Ukraine and beyond its borders, and his relevance to contemporary Ukraine and its future.
 
16.10.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 publication

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is proud to announce that its President, Eugene Czolij, was selected by his peers for inclusion in the Ninth Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in his practice areas of Corporate and Commercial Litigation, as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law.

Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected publications in the legal profession. Its listings are published in almost 70 countries around the world.
15.10.2014
Join the UkraineAlert readership for analyses and news

As announced on 18 September 2014, the Ukrainian World Congress launched an exciting new partnership with the prominent think tank, the Atlantic Council.
 
One of the Atlantic Council’s projects under its Ukraine in Europe Initiative is the newsletterUkraineAlert. Below is a letter from Atlantic Council editor James Rupert presenting the newsletter with an invitation to subscribe.
13.10.2014
UWC supports nomination of EuroMaidan for 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought

Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij sent letters to the President of the European Parliament and leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament supporting the nomination of EuroMaidan for the 2014 Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. 
The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought is awarded each year by the European Parliament to honour individuals or organisations for their efforts to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms.
11.10.2014
REMINDER: Deadline for joining UWC International Election Observation Mission: Monday, 13 October 2014

Please note that the deadline for submitting your application to join the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Election Observation Mission to the 26 October 2014 Parliamentary Elections is Monday, 13 October 2014.

Click here
to download the application package.
10.10.2014
Address by UWC President Eugene Czolij during the banquet with Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in New York on 25 September 2014

We are forwarding a link to a video of the address by Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij during the banquet in New York, U.S.A., on 25 September 2014 with special guest Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-I5_NQhCgqw .
10.10.2014
Ukrainian World Congress prepares to monitor Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine

On 8 October 2014 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Election Observation Mission to the 26 October 2014 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine began its work.
 
The goal of the Mission is to support an open and transparent electoral process and offer a objective international assessment.
The Mission plans to monitor the elections throughout Ukraine while taking into account the safety of the observers.
03.10.2014
UWC calls for volunteers to join UWC International Election Observation Mission to Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is calling for volunteers to join the UWC International Election Observation Mission being deployed to the Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine scheduled for 26 October 2014.
 
Download the application package for interested volunteers.
 
The deadline for submitting applications is 13 October 2014.

02.10.2014
More about UWC and its commitment to Ukraine’s independence

Below are six links for your consideration to videos that present the position and work of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) with respect to recent events in Ukraine and in defence of the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine:
 
1. Address by UWC President Eugene Czolij in Montreal, Canada, during commemoration of Ukrainian Independence Day on 24 August 2014: http://bit.ly/1sPa8wM (Yurij Luhovy, Montreal, Canada)
01.10.2014
New e-mail address for Ukrainian World Congress
NOTICE

Effective immediately the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has a new e-mail address for general contact and enquiries: uwc@ukrainianworldcongress.org
Please update our address in your contacts for communication with the UWC Head Office.
29.09.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij addresses banquet in New York with special guest Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk
On 25 September 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed a banquet in New York City on the occasion of Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s meeting with the Ukrainian community in the United States.
About 800 guests attended the event organized by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America led by Tamara Gallo Olexy...
26.09.2014
Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk addresses 69th session of the UN General Assembly

On 24 September 2014 Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk addressed on behalf of Ukraine the 69th General Assembly of the United Nations in New York, U.S.A.
 
In his address, Prime Minister Yatsenyuk called for Western countries to leave in place the sanctions against the Russian Federation until Ukraine regains control of all of its territory, including Crimea. He called upon the Russian Federation ...
24.09.2014
Ukrainian World Congress President delivers address during unveiling of Holodomor monument in Winnipeg
 
On 21 September 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij delivered an address during the unveiling of the Holodomor monument in Winnipeg, Canada.
During the ceremony, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba Philip Lee and Premier of Manitoba Greg Selinger extended greetings to the Ukrainian community on this important occasion. 
 
23.09.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls for volunteers to join UWC International Election Observation Mission to Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) will deploy an International Election Observation Mission to the Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine scheduled for 26 October 2014.

The UWC is calling for volunteers to join its International Election Observation Mission, the objective of which is to support an open and transparent electoral process in Ukraine by monitoring the electoral process throughout Ukraine and at diplomatic posts around the world.
22.09.2014
Ukrainian World Congress signs Memorandum of Agreement with Atlantic Council

On 18 September 2014 in Washington, U.S.A., the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Eugene Czolij and the President and CEO of Atlantic Council Frederick Kempe signed a Memorandum of Agreement. 
21.09.2014
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko concludes official visit to the United States

On 18 September 2014 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko concluded an official visit to the capitol of the United States, Washington, DC, where he met with President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry, and addressed a joint session of the U.S. Congress.

21.09.2014
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko concludes official visit to Canada

On 17 September 2014, during an official visit to Ottawa, Canada, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko discussed current Ukrainian issues with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and addressed a joint sitting of the Parliament of Canada.




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