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21.02.2018
UWC President travelling to five countries to further Ukrainian interests during OSCE, European Parliament and UN events and meetings with high-ranking state officials and Ukrainian communities

From 22 February – 7 March 2018 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij will travel to Austria, Slovakia, Belgium, United Arab Emirates and Serbia where he will further Ukrainian interests during events of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), European Parliament and United Nations (UN), meetings with high-ranking officials of international organizations and states, and Ukrainian communities within the UWC network.

19.02.2018
UWC pays tribute to Nebesna Sotnia Heroes

On 20 February 2018 Ukrainians worldwide will mark the fourth anniversary of the tragic events on Kyiv’s Independence Square that brutally and mercilessly cut short the lives of the women and men who, with their heroism, thrust Ukraine into the international spotlight ensuring that the Ukrainian people would not stand alone in the fight for the democratic values, fundamental rights and principles that define Western civilization.

16.02.2018
Ukrainian World Congress President urges Polish President to reconsider amendment to Act on the Institute of National Remembrance

Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij has urged the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda, to reconsider the recent amendment to the Act on the Institute of National Remembrance - Commission for the Prosecution of Crimes against the Polish Nation for the benefit of both the Ukrainian and Polish peoples, and peace and security in the region.

16.02.2018
Ukrainian World Congress expresses condolences on tragic shooting at U.S. school

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) is deeply saddened by the senseless shooting of 14 innocent school children and 3 teachers in Parkland, USA on 14 February 2018.

“The Ukrainian World Congress expresses deepest condolences to the American people in the wake of this tragedy, and prays for the victims and their families,” stated UWC President Eugene Czolij. 

06.02.2018
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes visit to Luxembourg

On 2 February 2018, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a visit to Luxembourg where he had a meeting with the leadership and representatives of Ukrainian Community in Luxembourg LUkraine led by Nicolas Zharov.

05.02.2018
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes visit to Brussels

31 January – 3 February 2018 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij concluded a working visit to Brussels, Belgium, where he addressed a conference in the European Parliament and a regional meeting of Ambassadors of Ukraine in Europe, and met with high-ranking officials of the EU, NATO, Belgium and Ukraine.

02.02.2018
UWC President Eugene Czolij meets with His All-Holiness Bartholomew I in Istanbul

On 30 January 2018 at the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Constantinople - New Rome.

01.02.2018
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes official visit to Italy

On 27-29 January 2018 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled an official  visit to Rome, Italy, to further Ukrainian interests among representatives of the Holy See and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy.

01.02.2018
UWC President Eugene Czolij greets Pope Francis on behalf of the Ukrainian diaspora

On 28 January 2018 in Rome, Italy, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij extended greetings on behalf of the UWC and the 20-million strong Ukrainian diaspora to His Holiness Pope Francis during his visit to St. Sofia Ukrainian Greek Catholic Sobor.

31.01.2018
UWC President promoted investment potential of Ukraine in the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos

On 24-26 January 2018 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij promoted the investment potential of Ukraine in the framework of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The UWC President’s three-day program included participation in a range of initiatives at Ukraine House that was launched this year during the World Economic Forum.

26.01.2018
During PACE winter session in Strasbourg UWC President calls for humanitarian aid for Ukraine and continued action to counter Russian aggression

On 22-23 January 2018 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg, France, where he addressed a side event titled “Humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and the persistent Russian aggression”, and met with high-ranking officials of the Council of Europe and heads and representatives of PACE member delegations including Ukraine.

22.01.2018
UWC strongly condemns terrorist attack on Kabul hotel

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in strongly condemning the terrorist attack on a hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan on 20 January 2018.

The siege resulted in at least 22 deaths, including seven Ukrainian citizens who were employees of an Afghan airline.

22.01.2018
Ukrainians throughout the world mark 100 years of Ukrainian statehood

Іn 2018 Ukrainians throughout the world are commemorating 100 years of Ukrainian statehood. On 22 January 1918 the first Ukrainian Parliament, Ukrainska Tsentralna Rada, proclaimed with its Fourth Universal an independent Ukrainian People’s Republic. Exactly one year later on 22 January 1919 the Unification Act joined the Ukrainian People’s Republic and the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic into one consolidated independent state.

13.01.2018
UWC motto and historical dates in 2018

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) calls upon the global Ukrainian diaspora to further its activities in 2018 under the motto:

Strengthening Ukrainian statehood for a brighter future!

 The UWC calls upon the global Ukrainian diaspora to commemorate:

100 years of Modern Ukrainian Statehood

11.01.2018
UWC calls for Ukrainians around the world to join flash mob #UnitedUkraine

The Ukrainian World Congress calls for Ukrainians around the world to join the international action, flash mob #UnitedUkraine marking Ukrainian Unity Day (Den' Sobornosti) on 22 January. Organized by the community organizations Ukrainians and Batkivschyna Moloda, this fourth “United Ukraine” flash mob welcomes the participation of every individual who supports Ukraine, aspires to its unity and the end of the military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine.

10.01.2018
Video: Presentation of the National Bank of Ukraine commemorative coin “50 years of the Ukrainian World Congress

Below is a link to a video of the presentation of the National Bank of Ukraine commemorative coin “50 years of the Ukrainian World Congress” that was held on 28 December 2017 in Kyiv at the Money Museum.  

To watch the video of the presentation click HERE

30.12.2017
National Bank of Ukraine issues commemorative coin “50 years of the Ukrainian World Congress”

On 26 December 2017, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) issued a commemorative coin valued at 5 hryvnia dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) that was officially presented at the Money Museum on 28 December 2017.

 

24.12.2017
Ukrainian World Congress Christmas greetings

As 2017 comes to a close, the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) looks back upon a year in which it marked a significant milestone in its history and successfully broadened its reach to a wide spectrum of Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine alike with the message that in unity lies our strength.

22.12.2017
UWC welcomes accurate assessment of Russian hybrid warfare by the United States and its decision to provide Ukraine with lethal defensive weapons

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the accurate assessment of the Russian hybrid warfare by the United States and the approval by the Administration of the U.S. President of the sale of lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine to help it withstand persistent and blatant Russian aggression.

 

22.12.2017
UWC welcomes strengthened UN resolution on human rights situation in Crimea

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the adoption on 19 December 2017 by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly of the resolution on  "Situation of human rights in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol (Ukraine)", which strengthens the message of UN member states on the illegal occupation of Crimea and further underscores the severity of the human rights violations on the peninsula by the Russian Federation.




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