Ukrainian World Congress Statement on International Human Rights Day

Dec 10th, 2013 | By

10 December 2013 “For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Nelson Mandela Ukrainian World Congress Statement on International Human Rights Day The Ukrainian World Congress joins the global community in commemorating International Human Rights Day on 10…

Ukrainian World Congress supports the Ukrainian nation in its struggle for Euro-integration and democratization

Dec 5th, 2013 | By

The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) supports the Ukrainian nation which, in large numbers and with widespread actions in Kyiv and throughout Ukraine, is demonstrating its decisive will to live in a European and truly democratic state.On 30 November 2013 in Kyiv the militia violently met those who attempted to realize their democratic right to a peaceful gathering. Pressure continues…


Dec 4th, 2013 | By

Mr. Grod has been invited to accompany Canada’s Foreign Minister, the Honourable John Baird, MP, on his trip to Ukraine to take part in the OSCE Ministerial meeting taking place December 5-6, 2013, in Kyiv. “I look forward to meeting with civil society groups and political leaders in Ukraine to discuss the ongoing situation on…

Montreal against police brutality in Ukraine

Dec 3rd, 2013 | By

Montreal – On December 2, 2013 just two days after the brutal crackdown by Berkut special riot forces in Ukraine’s capital Kyiv, Montreal’s Ukrainian community gathered to both oppose this unwanton use of force against peaceful protestors, as well as to show solidarity for their brethren in Europe’s largest country. The attack came in the…

Canada needs to nudge Ukraine toward EU

Aug 12th, 2013 | By

Europe is waiting to hear whether its largest country, Ukraine, will join the EU or Russia on a free-trade agreement. If recent exchanges between President Viktor Yanukovych and his Russian counterpart are indicative, there is a definite turn towards the EU. But there’s a hitch.

Letter to Canada’s Prime Minister, Press release : EU Ukraine summit

Feb 16th, 2013 | By

The Canadian Group for Democracy in Ukraine asked Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird, to intervene in the release of Ukraine’s incarcerated political opposition leaders as a pre-requisite to the signing of the European Union’s Association Agreement.

Reversing Ukraine’s Brain Drain

Dec 18th, 2012 | By

Ukraine is not a great place for recent university graduates looking for work in their chosen career fields. Current job holders appear to be just as discontent as recent graduates. Only one in six Ukrainians are happy with their jobs, according to a Headhunters study.

Tabulation Process in Ukraine Marred by Violations, Manipulation

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By

Mission Canada notes the negative development of serious problems in the tabulation of the results by the District Election Commissions (DECs) since election-day.

Mission Canada Documents Irregularities and Violations in Pre-Election Period

Oct 17th, 2012 | By

Second Interim Report Presents Findings From Observers in All Regions of Ukraine

Canadian Group for Democracy in Ukraine: Marking the First Year of Activities

Sep 2nd, 2012 | By

The first anniversary of the creation of the Canadian Group for Democracy in Ukraine provides an opportunity to list achievements and set out future goals and action plans.  Established in the summer of, 2011, the Group has distinguished itself as an opinion leader in applying Canadian democratic values to the political situation in Ukraine.