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Eugene Czolij delivers keynote address during Official Opening of X Ukrainian World Congress

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6 September 2013




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Eugene Czolij delivers keynote address during Official Opening of X Ukrainian World Congress


 


On 20 August 2013, Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) President Eugene Czolij delivered the keynote address during the Official Opening Ceremony of the X Ukrainian World Congress held at the Solomiya Krushelnytska Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.


 


In his address, Eugene Czolij highlighted all aspects of UWC’s work with particular emphasis on the campaign to promote Ukraine’s Euro-integration.


 


“We will support our people in the consolidation of Ukrainian statehood through European integration and the signing in November 2013 of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement,” stated Eugene Czolij.


 


Noting his visits to Ukrainian communities in 32 countries of the world, the UWC President spoke of the unique opportunities which allowed him to experience first hand the great accomplishments of the Ukrainian diaspora.


 


“These accomplishments reaffirmed my conviction in the great potential of the global Ukrainian community,” declared the UWC President.


 


The full text of the address is available in Ukrainian on the UWC web site.


 


The address can also be viewed on the UWC YouTube channel.


 


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The UWC is the international coordinating body for Ukrainian communities in the diaspora representing the interests of over 20 million Ukrainians. The UWC has member organizations in 33 countries and ties with Ukrainians in 14 additional countries. Founded in 1967 as a non-profit corporation, the UWC was recognized in 2003 by the United Nations Economic and Social Council as a non-governmental organization (NGO) with special consultative status.

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