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23.08.2016
On the 25th anniversary of the Independence of Ukraine

This year Ukrainians throughout the world are marking a milestone in the history of their nation – the 25th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Ukrainian state as proclaimed on 24 August 1991.

Ukrainian Independence Day will be commemorated proudly by Ukrainians as their greatest national holiday despite the relentless Russian aggression that aims to deny them this well-deserved right.

12.08.2016
UWC calls for immediate action in response to alarming escalation of military activity on Ukrainian territory by Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) urgently calls upon its member organizations, Ukrainians throughout the diaspora and friends of Ukraine to join the UWC in re-focusing the attention of high-level government officials, media representatives and citizens in the countries of residence of the Ukrainian diaspora on the alarming escalation of military activity on Ukrainian territory by the Russian Federation, including the build-up of military technology in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine.

11.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017 publication

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) extends congratulations to its President, Eugene Czolij, on being selected by his peers for inclusion in the Eleventh Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in his practice areas of Corporate and Commercial Litigation, as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law.

10.08.2016
UWC condemns further build-up by Russian Federation of military technology in Crimea and escalation of military activity in Eastern Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls the attention of the international community to the continued build-up by the Russian Federation of significant military technology in Crimea and the escalation of military activity in Eastern Ukraine.

28.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls for increased sanctions against Russian Federation as its military activity targeting Ukrainian positions escalates

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) alerts the international community to the escalation of military activity by the Russian Federation targeting both Ukrainian military positions and civilian infrastructure in violation of international law and the Minsk agreements, and calls for increased sanctions against the Russian Federation in response to its increased military aggression. 

28.07.2016
Ukrainian World Congress expresses serious concern over resolutions of Senate and Sejm of Poland on Volyn tragedy  

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) expresses serious concern over the resolutions passed on 7 July 2016 in the Senate and on 22 July 2016 in the Sejm of Poland on the tragic events which occurred in Volyn during the Second World War.

In calling for national remembrance of the victims of the Volyn tragedy, the resolutions referred to the events which occurred in that region as genocide. 

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.




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