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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.

25.10.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij delivered keynote address during commemorative banquet in Montreal marking 26th anniversary of Ukraine’s independence and 50th anniversary of the UWC

On 22 October 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the commemorative banquet at the Ukrainian Youth Centre in Montreal, Canada, which was organized on the 26th anniversary of the independence of Ukraine and 50th anniversary of the UWC by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Montreal Branch.

24.10.2017
UWC condemns terrorist attack on camp for internally displaced persons in Nigeria  

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on 23 October 2017 in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

The attack, targeting an area that is home to a camp for internally displaced persons, caused 13 deaths and five injuries.  

 

20.10.2017
Head of the Educational coordinating Council of the UWC took part in the 20th Anniversary Celebrations of “The School of Joy”  

On October 13, 2017, Oksana A. Wynnyckyj-Yusypovych, Head of the Educational coordinating Council (IECC) of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) took part in the 20th Anniversary Celebrations of “The School of Joy” Lviv Primary-Junior Public School, which was established in 1997 due in part to the close cooperation between educators in Ukraine and the diaspora.

20.10.2017
UWC welcomes adoption by Parliament of Canada of “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)”

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the unanimous adoption by the Parliament of Canada of Bill S-226 titled “Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law)” that will provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights.

20.10.2017
UWC welcomes adoption by Parliament of Ukraine of Law “On state financial guarantees for the provision of medical services and medication”

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the adoption on 19 October 2017 by the Parliament of Ukraine of the Law “On state financial guarantees for the provision of medical services and medication” (Law), which is a significant step on the path to reforming the health care system of Ukraine.

The adopted Law fundamentally changes the health care system and kick starts a series of changes to health care in Ukraine. 

18.10.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij concludes working visit to the United Kingdom

On 12-15 October 2017, the President of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) Eugene Czolij, at the invitation of the UWC member organization, the Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain, concluded a working visit to London and Manchester, United Kingdom, to discuss current Ukrainian issues during meetings with government officials, civil society representatives and Ukrainian communities, and also to take part in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

During his meetings, the UWC President thanked the United Kingdom for helping Ukraine protect its territorial integrity.

17.10.2017
UWC condemns terrorist attacks in Somalia

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning terrorist attacks on 14 October 2017 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

The attacks claimed the lives of over 270 people and injured 300.

15.10.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfilled visit to Estonia

On 10-11 October 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, on the invitation of  UWC member organization Congress of Ukrainians in Estonia, fulfilled a working visit to Tallinn, Estonia, where he discussed continued support for Ukraine during meetings with the Speaker of the Parliament Eiki Nestorand other high-ranking state officials of Estonia, and also participated in the Ukrainian community’s commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

13.10.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfills visit to Croatia

On 8-9 October 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Zagreb, Croatia, during which he participated in the state commemoration of Croatian Independence Day, met with Prime Minister Andrej Plenković, Speaker of the Parliament Gordan Jandroković, other high-ranking state officials of Croatia and representatives of municipal structures of Zagreb, and joined the Ukrainian community for a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC. 

06.10.2017
UWC 50th anniversary commemorations to conclude in Toronto with International Conference, Commemorative Banquet and Gala Concert

Official commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) will conclude with a two-day program on 10-11 November 2017 in Toronto, Canada, that includes an International Conference, Commemorative Banquet and Gala Concert.

06.10.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfills working visit to Brazil

27 September – 1 October 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij, on the invitation of UWC member organization Ukrainian Brazilian Central Representation, fulfilled a working visit to Curitiba, Brazil, during which he had public appearances on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UWC and met with high-ranking officials, civil society and the Ukrainian community in the State of Parana.

04.10.2017
UWC welcomes Statement by EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee on Ukraine’s territorial integrity and European perspective

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the  Final Statement and Recommendations adopted during the Sixth Meeting of the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee (PAC), held on 20 September 2017 in Dnipro, Ukraine, and co-chaired by Dariusz Rosati on behalf of the European Parliament and Mykola Kniazhytskyi on behalf of the Parliament of Ukraine.

04.10.2017
Conference in Brazil examines achievements of the UWC and the Ukrainian diaspora from the South American perspective

On 30 September 2017 in Curitiba, Brazil, a conference titled “UWC at 50 and beyond: The South American Vector” marked the 50th anniversary of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) with the participation of representatives of Ukrainian community organizations in Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.

02.10.2017
Ukrainian World Congress condemns horrible attacks in Canada and U.S.A.

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning two horrible attacks that occurred in Edmonton, Canada, on 30 September 2017 and Las Vegas, U.S.A., on 1 October 2017 resulting in over 55 deaths and numerous injuries.

 

29.09.2017
UWC welcomes Law of Ukraine "On Education"

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the Law of Ukraine “On Education” which is yet another important step by Ukraine on its reform path.

The Law of Ukraine “On Education” adopted by the Parliament of Ukraine on 5 September 2017 and signed into law by the President of Ukraine on 25 September 2017 will enable comprehensive reform of the educational system in Ukraine and position the country for inclusion in the European educational network.




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