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19.07.2017
UWC welcomes the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Resolutions on Restoration of the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine and on Strengthening Energy Security in the OSCE Region

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the Resolution on Restoration of the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine and Resolution on Strengthening Energy Security in the OSCE Region adopted on 9 July 2017 by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk.

18.07.2017
UWC President addresses Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council and President’s Circle in Toronto

On 17 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij addressed the Ukrainian Canadian Congress Advisory Council and President’s Circle in Toronto, Canada, and presented the achievements and priorities of the UWC.

12.07.2017
UWC President met with high-ranking state officials and civil society of the Czech Republic and participated in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC

On 9-11 July 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking state officials and representatives of civil society, and participated in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

On 9 July 2017, the UWC President participated in Divine Liturgy at St. Clement Ukrainian Greek Catholic Cathedral and learned about Ukrainian religious life in Prague during a meeting with Fr. Vasyl Slyvotskyi.

10.07.2017
UWC President participated in international events and met with high-ranking state officials, civil society and the Ukrainian community in Poland

On 6-8 July 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Poland during which he attended an event of the Summit of the “Three Seas Initiative”, participated as a panelist in the 360/OS Open Source Summit and addressed a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC, and held meetings with high-ranking state officials, representatives of civil society and the Ukrainian community in Poland.

08.07.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij met in Geneva with representatives of international organizations and participated in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC

On 5 July 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij met with high-ranking representatives of international organizations and participated in a commemorative evening on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UWC. 

08.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij met in Bern with Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr, high-ranking officials and the Ukrainian community in Switzerland

On 3-4 July 2017 in Bern, Switzerland, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij held meetings with the Federal Chancellor of Switzerland, Walter Thurnherr, high-ranking government officials, and the Ukrainian community during which he promoted the fundamental values of civilization, and specifically the principles of the territorial integrity of states, and respect for and safeguarding of human rights.

06.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress supports Law of Ukraine identifying NATO membership a priority

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the signing by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko of the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on the Foreign Policy of Ukraine”, which identifies membership in NATO as a national interest priority.

 

05.07.2017
Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij met with the Ukrainian community in Zurich

On 2 July 2017 during a working visit to Switzerland Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij travelled to Zurich where he met with the local Ukrainian community.

The UWC President attended Divine Liturgy in the Crypt of the Church of Our Lady and met Fr. Nazariy Zatorskyi and Fr. Ihor Rantsya of the Paris Eparchy of St. Volodymyr the Great, the territorial diocese for the Ukrainian Catholic Church in France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland.

04.07.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij participated in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC in Germany

On 30 June 2017, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the UWC in Munich, Germany, organized by UWC member organization - the Association of Ukrainian Organizations in Germany (AUOG) led by Lesya Shramko.

04.07.2017
UWC Eugene Czolij met in Germany with high-ranking officials of Bavaria

On 30 June 2017, during a working visit to Munich, Germany, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President met with President of the Bavarian Parliament Barbara Stamm and high-ranking officials of Bavaria to discuss support for Ukraine and securing peace and stability in Europe.

28.06.2017
Ukrainian World Congress welcomes unanimous decision by EU Member States to prolong targeted economic sanctions against Russian Federation

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the unanimous decision on 28 June 2017 by all 28 European Union (EU) Member States to prolong until 31 December 2017 targeted economic sanctions against the Russian Federation linked to the complete implementation of the Minsk agreements.

 

25.06.2017
Ukrainian World Congress welcomes recommendations of National Security Task Force urging United States military assistance for Ukraine

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the recommendations of the National Security Task Force (Task Force) of the Friends of Ukraine Network calling for increased U.S. military assistance for Ukraine.

The bipartisan Task Force made up of former U.S. defense officials, ambassadors, and security experts, has issued a list of recommendations including a range of military weapons, [read more] 

22.06.2017
UWC welcomes first meeting between President of Ukraine and President of the United States and urges the U.S. to enact legislation in support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the meeting on 20 June 2017 in Washington between President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and President of the United States Donald Trump, and the recent actions in support of Ukraine’s territorial integrity.

21.06.2017
UWC announces Ukrainian Diaspora Days celebrating UWC’s 50th anniversary on 27-29 August 2017 in Lviv, Ukraine  

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) together with its partner, the International Institute for Education, Culture and Diaspora Relations (IIECDR) of Lviv Polytechnic National University, is pleased to announce the program for Ukrainian Diaspora Days scheduled for 27-29 August 2017 in Lviv, Ukraine, marking the 50th anniversary of the UWC.

20.06.2017
UWC welcomes extension by Council of European Union of sanctions against Russian Federation in response to illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the extension by the Council of the European Union of sanctions against the Russian Federation for one year until 23 June 2018.

The sanctions which restrict economic relations were introduced in response to the illegal annexation by the Russian Federation of Crimea and Sevastopol in 2014 and include prohibitions on imports, certain exports, investment, and the supply of tourism services to Crimea.

19.06.2017
Ukrainian World Congress condemns latest terrorist attack in London

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on 18 June 2017 in London, Great Britain, against faithful leaving prayer services at a mosque.

The attacks claimed the life of one individual and injured several others.

 

16.06.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij extended greetings during Montreal premiere of documentary film Recovery Room

On 15 June 2017 at the Ukrainian Youth Centre in Montreal, Canada, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij extended greetings during a premiere screening of the documentary film Recovery Room, and particularly to Director Adriana Luhovy, Producer Yurij Luhovy and Script Editor Oksana Rozumna.

15.06.2017
Ukrainian World Congress urges President of the United States to meet with President of Ukraine

In a letter to the President of the United States dated 15 June 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij requested that President Donald Trump meet with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko prior to any meeting with the President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, to fully understand the challenges facing Ukraine in its efforts to defend its territorial integrity and simultaneously ensure peace and security in the region.

12.06.2017
UWC President Eugene Czolij fulfilled working visit to Washington

On 9 June 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij fulfilled a working visit to Washington, U.S.A., where he met with high-ranking officials and representatives of civil society and addressed the Annual General Meeting of the Ukrainian National Credit Union Association (UNCUA).

12.06.2017
UWC President addressed the UNCUA AGM and presented Certificates of Recognition to Ukrainian cooperatives in the U.S.A.

On 9 June 2017, on the invitation of the Ukrainian National Credit Union Association (UNCUA) Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij participated in the UNCUA Annual General Meeting in Washington, U.S.A., where he delivered an address about the 50th anniversary of the UWC, extended greetings to the participants of the meeting and recognized Ukrainian cooperatives for their long‑standing financial support of the UWC.

 




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