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27.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress congratulates UWC Director of Humanitarian Initiatives Dr. Ulana Suprun on being appointed Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates UWC Director of Humanitarian Initiatives Dr. Ulana Suprun on being appointed Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine.

An active medical aid worker during the EuroMaidan protests, Dr. Suprun quickly understood the health care needs in Ukraine and, together with her husband Marko, worked to find practical and impactful solutions.

21.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls for Ukrainian communities in Europe to support the cycling tour Ukraine without orphans

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon Ukrainian communities in Europe to support the participants of the cross-Europe cycling tour Ukraine without orphans.

The tour, organized by the All-Ukrainian Alliance “Ukrayina bez syrit” (Ukraine without orphans) in cooperation with the Special Envoy of the President of Ukraine for Children’s Rights, aims to raise funds for underprivileged children and awareness of adoption.

21.07.2016
Media coverage from recent visit to Poland by Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij

Below are links for your information and further dissemination to media coverage from the recent visit by Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij to Poland in July 2016, including an interview and media reports.

  • Interview with Pavlo Loza “A conversation with Eugene Czolij – President of the Ukrainian World Congress” – Nashe Slovo weekly. To read the interview click HERE.
20.07.2016
Address by Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij during Side Event of the 25th Annual Session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

For your information and further dissemination, please view the video of the address by Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij on 2 July 2016 on the topic Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Crimea delivered during the Side Event of the 25th Annual Session of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia. View the video of this presentation HERE.

 

16.07.2016
Ukrainians worldwide remember the victims of MH 17 on second anniversary of terrorist act

On the second anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on 17 July 2014, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and Ukrainians worldwide remember the victims of this horrific terrorist act and continue to stand in solidarity with the families and friends who, to this day, pursue accountability for this crime. 

15.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress joins international community in condemnation of horrifying terrorist attack in Nice

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in strongly condemning the terrorist attack in Nice, France, on 14 July 2016, which resulted in numerous deaths and casualties of residents and tourists.

The attack, which coincided with Bastille Day celebrations, was a blatant affront to the values of freedom, equality and fraternity symbolized by this significant holiday.

14.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President was a speaker at the Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum – NATO in Defence of Peace: 2016 and Beyond

On 7-9 July 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij attended the Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum - NATO in Defence of Peace: 2016 and Beyond.

On 9 July 2016, Eugene Czolij was a speaker at this Forum on the topic Preserving peace by fostering freedom, justice and security to the wider world

13.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President concludes working visit to Poland

On 7-11 July 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij concluded a working visit to Warsaw, Poland, where he spoke at the Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum - NATO in Defence of Peace: 2016 and Beyond and met with high-ranking officials, civil society and Ukrainians in Poland. 

09.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President concludes working visit to Armenia

On 5-6 July 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij concluded a working visit to Yerevan, Armenia, where he met with representatives of governing authorities and civil society, and the Ukrainian community of Armenia.

07.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President met with the Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia during working visit to Tbilisi

On 1-5 July 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled to Georgia on a working visit where, in Tbilisi, he held meetings with the Chairman of the Parliament, David Usupashvili, and the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gigi Gigiadze, participated in the 25th Annual Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), met with the local Ukrainian community and visited the Lesya Ukrainka House Museum in Surami.

06.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President participates in 25th Annual Session of OSCE Parliamentary Assembly

On 1-5 July 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the 25thAnnual Session of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly.

05.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress fully supports European Union decision to extend economic sanctions against Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) fully supports the decision of the European Union to extend economic sanctions against the Russian Federation in defence of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

28.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Act proclaiming the Restoration of the Ukrainian State on 30 June 1941

The Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the global Ukrainian community to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Act proclaiming the Restoration of the Ukrainian State on 30 June 1941, which is one of the key dates in the history of the building of the Ukrainian state on the path to the re‑establishment of Ukraine’s independence on 24 August 1991.

 

22.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress encourages the organization of business-to-business events to build stronger bilateral economic relations 

On 20 June 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij extended written greetings to the organizers and participants of the first Canada-Ukraine Business Forum held in Toronto, Canada, within the framework of the Canada‑Ukraine Trade and Investment Support project.

20.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls upon UN Secretary-General to declare that the Russian Federation is grossly violating the UN Charter

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to declare that the Russian Federation is grossly violating the UN Charter with its military aggression in Eastern Ukraine and illegal occupation of Crimea, and blatantly disregards human rights, particularly those of Ukrainians and Crimean Tatars.

20.06.2016
Chair and Deputy Chair of UWC International Educational Coordinating Council meet with Minister of Education of Ukraine

On 14 May 2016 in Toronto, Canada, the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Educational Coordinating Council (IECC), Oksana A. Wynnyckyj-Yusypovych and Yevgeniya Petrova met with the Minister of Education of Ukraine Liliia Hrynevych during her working visit to Canada.

19.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the Ecumenical Patriarch to grant Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) supports the aspirations of the Ukrainian people for the granting of Autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine, as affirmed by the Parliament of Ukraine on 16 June 2016 in its appeal to His Holiness Bartholomew І, Archbishop of Constantinople - New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch.

09.06.2016
UWC President meets with high-ranking officials in Great Britain to discuss support for Ukraine

On 6 June 2016, in London, Great Britain, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking officials and representatives of civil society in Great Britain to discuss continued support for Ukraine.

Eugene Czolij focused attention on the threat to international security being posed by the hybrid war of the Russian Federationwhich illegally occupied Crimea and continues to escalate its military activities in Eastern Ukraine.

08.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with high-ranking European Union officials in Belgium

On 31 May – 3 June 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met in Brussels, Belgium, with high-ranking officials of the European Union (EU) and representatives of civil society to discuss continued support for Ukraine. 
During his meetings, Eugene Czolij focused attention on the geopolitical consequences of the ongoing hybrid war of the Russian Federation, including its illegal occupation of Crimea and military actions on the Eastern territories of Ukraine. 

06.06.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with President of the Senate and high-ranking officials of Belgium to discuss support for Ukraine

During a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, 31 May – 3 June 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with President of the Senate of Belgium Christine Defraigne and high-ranking officials of Belgium to discuss support for Ukraine.




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