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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.

27.10.2014
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes working visit to United Nations

On 24 October 2014 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij attended the UN Security Council meeting on Ukraine, which addressed the need for the international community to act in a manner that upholds Ukraine’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and to prevent another frozen conflict in Europe.
26.10.2014
Ukrainian World Congress International Observation Mission: Media Conference to Report on Findings

Kyiv, Ukraine (23:30)- The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) has deployed the third largest international observer mission to monitor the 2014 Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine, after those of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) and the European Network of Election Monitoring Organizations (ENEMO).    
The UWC Mission includes 227 observers from 19 countries who are monitoring the vote in Ukraine and at diplomatic missions around the world.  
24.10.2014
World Crisis with Ukraine in the Forefront


The University of Ottawa Ukrainian Students’ Club is hosting an evening discussion on Ukraine, politics, and the world crisis with the President of the Ukrainian World Congress, Mr. Eugene Czolij.

OCTOBER 28th 7:00 pm
Marion Auditorium (140 Louis Pasteur St.), University of Ottawa

 

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.



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