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12.12.2017
Video interview with Chair of the UWC International Educational Coordinating Council Oksana A. Wynnyckyj-Yusypovych

Please find below a link to a video interview about Ukrainian language education in the diaspora as part of an ongoing series “Ukrainians in the World” given by Chair of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Educational Coordinating Council Oksana A. Wynnyckyj-Yusypovych to the Ukrainian television program Pershyj zaxidnyj, Lviv, Ukraine on December 9, 2017.

View the video of this program HERE.

09.12.2017
Ukrainian World Congress extends congratulations on 100th anniversary of First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) congratulates Crimean Tatars on the 100th anniversary of the First Kurultai of the Crimean Tatar People, which proclaimed the Crimean People's Republic, and adopted a Constitution and national symbolism. 

07.12.2017
Show Your Support for Ukrainians Illegally Imprisoned by the Russian Federation!

December 10 is International Human Rights Day

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls on the international community to show its support for the many Ukrainian citizens illegally imprisoned by the Russian Federation. 

Join the Postcards for Prisoners Campaign and send a postcard to a political prisoner!

06.12.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes visit to Latvia

On 2-4 December 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, on the invitation of UWC member organizations Union of Ukrainian Associations in Latvia, Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Society in Latvia “Dnipro” and Congress of Ukrainians in Latvia, fulfilled a working visit to Riga, Latvia, with the aim of strengthening cooperation with governing structures and Ukrainian communities in furthering topical Ukrainian issues on the international stage.

04.12.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes visit to Ukraine

On 29 November – 1 December 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, during which he discussed current Ukrainian issues and the means of continued cooperation with high-ranking religious and state leaders of Ukraine, representatives of the international community, diplomats of various states and representatives of Ukrainian civil society.  

01.12.2017
UWC welcomes Joint Declaration of the Eastern Partnership Summit in Brussels

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the Joint Declaration adopted on 24 November 2017 by the participants of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Summit in Brussels that acknowledges the European aspirations and European choice of the EaP partners, as stated in the respective Association Agreements (AAs) between the European Union (EU) and Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine.

01.12.2017
UWC welcomes report by European External Action Service and European Commission praising reform progress in Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the report issued on 15 November 2017 by the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the European Commission (EC), which highlights the notable successes of Ukraine with reforms related to its Association Agenda with the EU in 2017.

01.12.2017
UWC welcomes Decisions by the Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe concerning situation in Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the Decisions adopted on 8 November 2017 during the 1299th Ministers’ Deputies meeting of the Committee of Ministers at the Council of Europe, which reiterated its commitment to reform progress in Ukraine, and recommended further steps in the reform agenda and in supporting the territorial integrity of Ukraine.

30.11.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes visit to Hungary

On 26-28 November 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, on the invitation of the UWC member organization Association of Ukrainian Culture in Hungary, fulfilled a working visit to Budapest, Hungary, which he dedicated to discussing with its high-ranking government officials the new Law of Ukraine “On Education” and Hungary’s continued support for the European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine.

28.11.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concluded visit to Bulgaria

On 24-25 November 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, on the invitation of UWC member organization Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Bulgaria “Maty Ukraiina”, fulfilled a working visit to Sofia, Bulgaria, to meet with its high-ranking officials and Ukrainian community and to discuss topical Ukrainian issues.

26.11.2017
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij concluded visit to Romania

On 22-23 November 2017, on the invitation of Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) member organization Association of Ukrainians in Romania (AUR), UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Bucharest, Romania, to address current Ukrainian issues with Romanian governing authorities and discuss continued cooperation with the Ukrainian community.

25.11.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concluded visit to France

18-21 November 2017, on the invitation of the UWC member organization Representative Committee of the Ukrainian Community in France, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Paris and Senlis, France, where he discussed current Ukrainian issues during meetings with high-ranking government officials and Ukrainian communities, and participated in commemorations honoring the memory of victims of the Holodomor of 1932-33 and marking the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

23.11.2017
Commemorative events marking the 50th anniversary of the UWC were held in Toronto

On 10-12 November 2017 in Toronto, Canada, commemorative events marked the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) including a two-day international conference, commemorative banquet and gala concert. The International Conference “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The Roadmap” held 10-11 November 2017 summarized one half century of UWC work and contributed to the development of the main priorities for future activity.

23.11.2017
Conference in Toronto examines 50 years of the UWC and develops priorities for the future

On 10-11 November 2017 at The Old Mill in Toronto, Canada, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held the final in a series of international conferences titled “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The Roadmap”, which summed up one half of a century of UWC activity and developed certain priorities for the future.

22.11.2017
Ukrainian World Congress statement on the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-33

On Saturday, 25 November 2017, the international community will unite with Ukrainians worldwide in remembrance of the victims of the 1932-33 Holodomor, the famine-genocide that left a nation scarred but not defeated in its determination to live in dignity and freedom. As we mark the 84th anniversary of this genocide, we also begin a year-long commemoration leading to the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor that will culminate in November, 2018.

17.11.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concluded working visit to Belgium

On 6-8 November 2017, the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Eugene Czolij concluded a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, where he took part in a forum entitled “UWC at 50: European and Euro-Atlantic Forum” and met with high-ranking officials of the European Union, NATO and their Member States, as well as Ukraine and Moldova.  

17.11.2017
UWC convenes international forum “UWC at 50 and Beyond: European and Euro-Atlantic Forum” in Brussels to discuss support for Ukraine

On 7 November 2017, at the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) premises in Brussels, Belgium, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Mission to International Organizations in Brussels organized an international high-level forum entitled “UWC at 50 and Beyond: European and Euro‑Atlantic Forum”, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the UWC. 

13.11.2017
Russian Federation blocks the participation of the UWC in the 50th plenary session of PABSEC

On 9 November 2017, the International Secretariat of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation informed the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) that the Russian delegation blocked the participation of the UWC in the 50th plenary session of PABSEC.

UWC President Eugene Czolij had been invited to participate and address this session scheduled to be held on 29-30 November 2017 in Kyiv. 

02.11.2017
Ukrainian World Congress condemns terrorist act in New York

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in resolutely condemning the terrorist act on 31 October 2017 in New York, USA, that occurred near the site of the World Trade Centre in Manhattan.

The victims of this act of terrorism were citizens of the USA, Argentina and Belgium, eight of whom were killed and 11 injured.

 

30.10.2017
UWC condemns latest terrorist attack in Somalia

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on 28 October 2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

The attacks claimed the lives of 23 people and injured more than 30. On behalf of the 20-million strong Ukrainian diaspora, the UWC expresses sincere condolences to the families of the victims and prays for all of the victims of these acts of terrorism.




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