Ukrainian World Congress http://ukrainianworldcongress.org/ en <![CDATA[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.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[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.

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[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. 

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[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.

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
<![CDATA[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.

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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500