Ukrainian World Congress http://ukrainianworldcongress.org/ en <![CDATA[Ukrainian World Congress condemns terrorist attack in London]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the international community in condemning the terrorist attack on 22 March 2017 near the British Parliament in London, UK.

On behalf of the 20-million strong Ukrainian diaspora, the UWC expresses sincere condolences to the families of the victims and prays for all those who suffered from this act of terrorism.

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Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC welcomes European Parliament Resolution in defence of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Ukrainian political prisoners  ]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) welcomes the European Parliament resolution Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and situation in Crimea” (the Resolution) of 16 March 2017 in defence of the territorial integrity of Ukraine and Ukrainian political prisoners in illegally occupied Crimea and the Russian Federation. 

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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC calls to uphold the return to Ukraine of illegally occupied Crimea and to counter Russian aggression]]> 18 March 2017 will mark three years from the time when the Russian Federation, blatantly violating international law, illegally occupied Crimea, an integral part of the territory of the Ukrainian state, and subsequently launched military actions in Eastern Ukraine.

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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC supports UN call for action to prevent death by starvation in Kenya, north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen]]> The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) joins the United Nations (UN) in calling for immediate action by the international community to prevent the starvation of millions in Kenya, north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

On 22 February 2017, UN Secretary General António Guterres, sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen facing devastating levels of food insecurity.

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Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[UWC calls for public hearings on draft law proposing changes affecting dual citizenship for Ukrainians  ]]> On 16 March 2017 Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij sent a letter to President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko calling for public hearings on the Draft Act on amending the Law of Ukraine “On Ukrainian citizenship” with respect to exercising the right to change citizenship (Draft Act), the adoption of which would have very negative consequences for an important part of the Ukrainian diaspora.

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500