Jorge Danylyszyn

Jorge Danylyszyn

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Jorge Danylyszyn

South America

Argentina

President of the Board of Directors of the Ukrainian Cultural Society “PROSVITA” in the Argentine Republic.

Community activist, member of “Plast” (Ukrainian scouts) in Argentina. In 1984, he joined the Ukrainian Information and Publishing Institute where he collaborated in publishing the Spanish language magazine “Ukrainian Word” and organizing a series of public events. In the early 1980s, he became a board member of the Ukrainian Cultural Society “PROSVITA,” and, since 1995, he has been elected President three times (1995-1999 / 2016-2018 / 2018-2020). On two occasions (2007-2008 and 2010-2014), he served as Chairman of the Main Council of the Ukrainian Central Representation in Argentina and as the Secretary of the Executive from 2008-2010.

In November 2018, he took part in the Observatory of Foreign Communities, within the Directorate of Pluralism and Multiculturalism under the National Secretary of Human Rights and Cultural Pluralism of Argentina.

He was awarded an Honorary Award, III Class, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine in 2006, and the Order of Merit, III Class, by the Decree of the President of Ukraine in 2008.

Born in 1956, architect by profession, he is married to Lida Markowicz and has a son, Taras, and a daughter, Sofia.

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