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26.09.2016
UWC International Human and Civil Rights Committee calls for action in response to seizure of Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Moscow

In a letter from 26 September 2016, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) International Human and Civil Rights Committee called upon human rights Commissioners, and international human rights organizations including Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International and Freedom House, to take immediate action in response to the troubling media reports of the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Moscow being seized, and its General Director Volodymyr Ionov being refused entry .

19.09.2016
UWC calls to declare illegitimate the so-called “elections” in Crimea

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) condemns the so-called “elections” to the State Duma of the Russian Federation in the illegally occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol held on 18 September 2016 and calls for the international community to declare these “elections” illegitimate and to strengthen sanctions in response to this latest blatant violation of international law.

14.09.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls for recognition of the illegal occupation of Crimea in the OSCE/ODHIR Election Observer Mission Report

In a letter to Director of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODHIR) Michael Georg Link dated 14 September 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij expressed alarm over the content of the Interim Report of 2 September 2016 (Interim Report) of the OSCE ODIHR Election Observation Mission to the Russian Federation (EOM).

08.09.2016
Video Clips: Addresses by Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij in Kyiv

22 August 2016 – Remarks by Eugene Czolij during a commemorative event titled “Ukrainians of the world – for Ukraine” at the National Opera with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

Click HERE to view the video.

08.09.2016
Video: Ukrainian World Congress First Vice President Jaroszlava Hartyanyi Participates in ESPRESO TV broadcast Politklub

Below is a link to the ESPRESO TV broadcast of Politklub with the participation of Ukrainian World Congress First Vice President Jaroszlava Hartyanyi.

Click HERE to view the video.

03.09.2016
Ukrainian World Congress calls on G20 Leaders to take necessary measures to deal with Russian aggression against Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is calling on G20 Leaders to deliver a clear, strong and united message during the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China, on 4-5 September 2016, that the G20 will not tolerate the blatant violations by the Russian Federation of its international obligations, including the UN Charter and the Minsk agreements.

01.09.2016
Ukrainian World Congress concluded its Annual General Meeting in Kyiv

On 27 August 2016 the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) concluded its three-day Annual General Meeting (AGM) which took place at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University. 184 delegates and guests from 26 countries participated in the AGM which officially opened on 25 August 2016. 

31.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President meets with Church leaders and high-ranking government officials of Ukraine

On 20-27 August 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with Church leaders and high-ranking government officials of Ukraine to discuss the most effective ways to further current Ukrainian issues related to the defence of Ukraine’s independence and territorial integrity.

 

30.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President addressed a meeting at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs with Ukrainian government officials and diplomats

On 23 August 2016 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed a special meeting with the leadership of the UWC and Ukrainian diaspora communities, and the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Vadym Prystaiko, Acting Minister of Health and Ambassadors of Ukraine, that took place in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Kyiv, Ukraine. 

29.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine

On 24 August 2016 in Kyiv, Ukraine, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij and the Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine Yurii Stets signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine and the Ukrainian World Congress with the goal of disseminating objective and factual information about Ukraine and Ukrainians around the world.

29.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President signed Action Plan at the Ministry of Youth and Sport

On 25 August 2016, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, the Minister of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, Ihor Zhdanov, the President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Sergey Bubka, the President of the National Committee for Paralympic Sports in Ukraine, Valeriy Sushkevych, and the Head of the Sports Committee of Ukraine, Illia Shevliak, signed an Action Plan in accordance with the Memorandum of Cooperation between the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and the Ukrainian World Congress.

29.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress expresses condolences to people of Italy in wake of devastating earthquake

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and Ukrainians around the world express condolences to the Italian people following the powerful earthquake in Central Italy on 24 August 2016 resulting in hundreds of deaths and injuries.

The earthquake levelled structures among them numerous historical buildings, and thousands have been left homeless by this tragedy.

 

 

28.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President addressed meetings of the Ukrainian diaspora in Kyiv

From 20-23 August 2016 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the VI World Forum of Ukrainians, the Annual General Meeting of the World Federation of Ukrainian Women's Organizations, the Annual General Meeting of the UWC World Council of Ukrainian Cooperatives and the 19th Meeting of the Conference of Ukrainian Organizations Plast, all of which took place during these days in Kyiv, Ukraine.

 

28.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress President delivered remarks during a commemorative event “Ukrainians of the world – for Ukraine” dedicated by the President of Ukraine to the Ukrainian diaspora

On 22 August 2016 during a commemorative event titled “Ukrainians of the world – for Ukraine” at the National Opera in Kyiv, Ukraine, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed sincere gratitude to the Ukrainian diaspora for its support for Ukraine. 

 

25.08.2016
Ukrainian World Congress Annual General Meeting opens in Kyiv, Ukraine

On 25 August 2016 at the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) opened with the participation of 137 delegates and guests from 28 countries.

Participants of the AGM were greeted by the Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Kyiv Patriarchate, His Holiness Patriarch Filaret, the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Patriarch Sviatoslav (Shevchuk), Chairman of the Parliament of Ukraine Andriy Parubiy and other representatives of the governing authorities and institutions of Ukraine.

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. 




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