Representatives of UWC member organizations discuss support for Ukraine with Chair of Verkhovna Rada Foreign Affairs Committee
On 5 December 2015 the Ukrainian World Congress Coordinating Council in Support of Ukraine met with Hanna Hopko, Chair of the Verkhovna Rada Foreign Affairs Committee, and People’s Deputy of Ukraine Pavlo Kyshkar.
The meeting, attended by representatives of ten of the largest national UWC member organizations, addressed the topic of cooperation between the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine and the global Ukrainian community.
Hanna Hopko highlighted some of the areas in which Ukrainians worldwide can assist Ukraine, including building relations within European government structures, supporting continued sanctions against Russia, developing Ukraine’s cultural diplomacy, supporting the battle against corruption and encouraging investment in Ukraine.
“The meeting was a positive step forward in strengthening relations between Ukraine and the UWC network to further Ukraine’s continued democratic development and European integration,” stated Director of the UWC Mission to Ukraine Serhiy Kasyanchuk.
In the photo from left: Hanna Hopko, Serhiy Kasyanchuk and Taras Shamajda.