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16.12.2014
Ukrainian World Congress Secretary General welcomes President of Ukraine during state visit to Australia
 
On 10-12 December 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Secretary General and Chairman of the Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organisations Stefan Romaniw greeted President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on behalf of the UWC and the Ukrainian community in Australia on the occasion of a state visit to the country and accompanied him in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney.
 
16.12.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls on the President of the United States to sign the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates the United States Congress on passing Bill H.R.5859 – Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014.
 
This Bill authorizes defensive military assistance for Ukraine and additional sanctions against the Russian Federation for its aggression against Ukraine.
 
11.12.2014
Ukrainian World Congress congratulates U.S. Senate and calls on U.S. House of Representatives to pass the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates the United States Senate on passing Bill S.2828 – Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 on 11 December 2014.
 
Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 authorizes defensive military assistance for Ukraine and granting it Major non-NATO Ally Status by the United States.
11.12.2014
Ukrainian World Congress statement on International Human Rights Day

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the global community in marking International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014.
 
This year’s slogan, Human Rights 365, encompasses the idea that every day is Human Rights Day and highlights that the principles of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights are the common goal for all peoples and all nations.
 
06.12.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls on all Friends of Ukraine in the United States to act now

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the introduction on 2 December 2014 in the United States House of Representatives of Bill H.R.5782 -
Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014a companion to the Senate Bill S.2828, by Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9), Co-Chair of the Congressional Ukrainian Caucus.

Bill H.R.5782 authorizes defensive military assistance to Ukraine and granting it Major non-NATO Ally Status by the United States.


04.12.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij participates in 90th anniversary celebration of Ukrainian Cultural Association Prosvita in Argentina
 
28 November - 1 December 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled to Buenos Aires where he participated in celebrations marking the 90th anniversary of the Ukrainian Cultural Association Prosvita in Argentina (Prosvita) and met with the leaderships of the Ukrainian Central Representation in Argentina,  Prosvita and the Ukrainian Youth Association Plast.

02.12.2014
In Memoriam - Yevhen Sverstiuk
The Ukrainian World Congress deeply mourns the death of a great son of the Ukrainian nation – Yevhen Sverstiuk, prominent Ukrainian writer, philosopher, dissident and human rights activist.
The death of Yevhen Sverstiuk is a great loss for both Ukraine and the Ukrainian diaspora. 
28.11.2014
UWC President delivers address in Germany on the first anniversary of EuroMaidan
 
On 21 November 2014, on the first anniversary of EuroMaidan, Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij delivered an address to participants of the annual meeting of the Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Munich.
 
In his address he highlighted the historic significance of EuroMaidan and emphasized that the national priority for the global Ukrainian community is the defence of the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
 
Read the full address.
27.11.2014
UWC President meets high-ranking German officials in Berlin


On 24 and 25 November 2014, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij held meetings in Berlin, Germany, with high-ranking German officials concerning the current situation in Ukraine.

During the meetings, the UWC President asserted that the Russian Federation is responsible for an international crisis with Ukraine at its epicenter. 

26.11.2014
UWC President participates in General Meeting of Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Germany

On 21-23 November 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled to Munich, Germany, to participate in the General Meeting of the Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Germany (AUOG).


18.11.2014
Ukrainian World Congress statement on the 81st anniversary of the Holodomor
 
On 22 November 2014, International Holodomor Memorial Day, Ukrainians in Ukraine and throughout the world will remember the victims of the Ukrainian genocide – the Holodomor of 1932-33, the most extensive and heinous crime of the totalitarian Soviet regime against Ukraine and the Ukrainian nation.
14.11.2014
Ukrainian World Congress concerned about inability of OSCE to fulfill mandate in Donbas
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is extremely concerned about the statement by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Secretary General Lamberto Zannier that the current situation in the east of Ukraine was making it impossible for the OSCE observer mission to fulfill its mandate.
12.11.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij participates in Annual General Meeting of Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions of Canada
On 8 November 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the Annual General Meeting of the Council of Ukrainian Credit Unions of Canada (CUCUC) in Toronto attended by delegates from five credit unions.
 
In his greetings, the UWC President noted the work of the CUCUC and thanked the Ukrainian credit unions in Canada for their consistent financial support of the UWC and generosity toward projects important to the Ukrainian community. Eugene Czolij also informed the delegates about the priorities of the UWC, whose activities are currently focused on defending the independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine.
07.11.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls upon the Ukrainian diaspora to commemorate the first anniversary of EuroMaidan
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon all Ukrainian communities throughout the world to commemorate in the month of November the first anniversary of EuroMaidan that has been written into the history books as an act of unprecedented consolidation of the Ukrainian people in their indomitable aspiration to live in an independent, democratic and European state.
 
07.11.2014
Links to videos of the speeches by UWC President E. Czolij at an academic conference


We are forwarding two links to videos of the speeches by Ukrainian World Congress (
UWC) President Eugene Czolij at an academic conference titled Taras Shevchenko and the Ukrainian Weltanschauung organized by the UWC International Committee for the Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Taras Shevchenko and the UWC International Scholarly Council on 24 October 2014 at the Ukrainian Museum in New York, U.S.A.

04.11.2014
Ukrainian World Congress calls upon G20 Leaders to exclude Russian President Vladimir Putin from November summit
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon the Leaders of the G20 countries to condemn the actions of the Russian Federation in Ukraine and exclude Russian President Vladimir Putin from the G20 Leaders’ Summit scheduled for 15-16 November 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.
 
President Putin brazenly and repeatedly contravened the Charter of the United Nations and the international commitments of the Russian Federation by aggressively threatening the sovereignty of Ukraine and universal peace.
 

03.11.2014
Ukrainian World Congress condemns ‘pseudo-elections’ in Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine
 
The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) condemns the ‘pseudo-elections’ held in the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Eastern Ukraine on 2 November 2014.
 
This sham, orchestrated by Russia-backed terrorists, was held in flagrant violation of Ukraine law and in defiance of the will of the Ukrainian people as expressed during the recently held Presidential and Parliamentary elections.
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31.10.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij addresses University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club
 
On 28 October 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij spoke to members of the University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club in Ottawa, Canada, on the topic World Crisis with Ukraine in the Forefront.
 
31.10.2014
UWC Conference held in New York to mark 200th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Committee for the Commemoration of 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Taras Shevchenko and the UWC International Scholarly Council held an academic conference titled “Taras Shevchenko and the Ukrainian Weltanschauung” on 24 October 2014 at the Ukrainian Museum in New York, U.S.A.

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28.10.2014
Ukrainian World Congress International Election Observation Mission releases Preliminary Observations confirming democratic Parliamentary Elections

On 27 October 2014 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Election Observation Mission to the 26 October 2014 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine (UWC Mission) released its Preliminary Observations during two press conferences held at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre and UNIAN Information Agency in Kyiv confirming that the elections had met international standards for the conduct of democratic elections.




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