UCCA Issues Statement on Platforms of American Political Parties

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New York, NY (UCCA) – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representation of over 1,000,000 Ukrainians in America, continually monitors positions and statements made throughout every election cycle concerning U.S. foreign policy and the continuing war being waged against Ukraine by Putin’s Russia. Over the past several months, UCCA representatives have reached out as in years past to both the Republican and the Democratic National Committees in advance of an historic election this November. Additionally, since August of 2015, members of the UCCA Executive Board have communicated directly with the campaigns of several presidential candidates from both major parties, on behalf of the Ukrainian American community and its desire to aid the Ukrainian nation, in accordance with the stated mission of the UCCA.

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UCCA Honors 20th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Constitution

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New York, NY (UCCA) – This Tuesday, June 28, marks 20 years since Independent Ukraine’s democratically elected Members of Parliament, working late into the night, delivered on the promise of drafting and ratifying a new Constitution. Of the many countries experiencing independence for the first time in decades, Ukraine took the longest to ratify its Constitution. Perhaps signifying its international importance on the world stage, agreements for Ukraine to cooperate militarily with NATO and the renouncement of its nuclear weapons were ratified before Ukraine took to finalizing its national system of law.

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XXII Congress of Ukrainians in America to Be Held in Hartford, CT

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New York, New York -- On September 23-25, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) will be holding its XXII Congress of Ukrainians in America. The quadrennial convention, which will take place at the Ukrainian National Home, in Hartford, CT, will determine the new ruling body of the UCCA and its plan of action for the next four years.  During the Convention’s first plenary session delegates will hear reports from the outgoing Executive Board and Committee Chairs and discuss the work that has been accomplished over the past four years. 

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Symposium to Mark Ukraine’s 25th Anniversary of Renewed Independence to be held at the Princeton Club

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On September 17th, a special forum to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed independence will be held at the Princeton Club in New York City. This full-day conference, entitled, “Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Modern Ukrainian State” will bring together key government and non-government representatives, as well as renowned scholars to discuss the historical significance of Ukraine as well as delve into the country’s prospects for achieving mature nation Statehood — becoming a full fledged member of the Euro-Atlantic  Community.

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UCCA Statement on the Release of 1st Lt. Nadiya Savchenko and the Disappearance of Ervin Ibrahimov

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New York, NY (UCCA) - The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the representative organization of over one million Americans of Ukrainian descent, joins Ukrainians and defenders of liberty worldwide in celebrating the release of Iraq War Veteran, Ukrainian Air Force pilot, and Member of Ukraine’s Parliament, Lt. Nadiya Savchenko. Breaking all international convention, this delegate to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe had been held in detention by Russian authorities since her abduction on June 17, 2014.

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Press Releases

Symposium to Mark Ukraine’s 25th Anniversary of Renewed Independence to be held at the Princeton Club
Wednesday, 15 June 2016
  On September 17th, a special forum to mark the 25th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed independence will be held at the Princeton Club in New York... Read more...
XXII Congress of Ukrainians in America to Be Held in Hartford, CT
Wednesday, 01 June 2016
New York, New York -- On September 23-25, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) will be holding its XXII Congress of Ukrainians in... Read more...
UCCA NYC Branch President, Ivanka Zajac, Awarded for Her Dedication to Ukraine’s Freedom Fighters
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
New York, NY (UCCA) --- On April 26th, Ivanka Zajac, President of the UCCA NYC Branch, was honored for her selfless and continuous dedication in... Read more...
United Nations Marks the 30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Catastrophe
Wednesday, 27 April 2016
On April 26th the United Nations General Assembly held a commemorative meeting to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chornobyl catastrophe. As... Read more...
Ukrainian Community to Commemorate 30th Anniversary of Chornobyl Nuclear Accident in Ukraine; Sunday, April 17 Program of Prayer, Song, Reflection and Hope Will Also Pray for Peace in Ukraine
Wednesday, 13 April 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information contact: Rev. John M. Fields Director of Communications Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia... Read more...

Statements

UCCA Issues Statement on Platforms of American Political Parties
Thursday, 21 July 2016
New York, NY (UCCA) – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representation of over 1,000,000 Ukrainians in... Read more...
UCCA Honors 20th Anniversary of Ukraine’s Constitution
Tuesday, 28 June 2016
  New York, NY (UCCA) – This Tuesday, June 28, marks 20 years since Independent Ukraine’s democratically elected Members of Parliament,... Read more...
UCCA Statement on the Release of 1st Lt. Nadiya Savchenko and the Disappearance of Ervin Ibrahimov
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
  New York, NY (UCCA) - The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the representative organization of over one million Americans of... Read more...
UCCA Statement on Ukraine’s Day of Remembrance for the victims of the Crimean Tatar Genocide
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Every 18th of May, communities across the world pause to reflect on the mass murder of over 100,000 Crimean Tatars, a genocide conceived of and... Read more...
On the 30th Anniversary of the Chornobyl Catastrophe
Friday, 22 April 2016
Thirty years ago today, the worst nuclear disaster in history occurred at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant, causing irreparable harm and tragic... Read more...
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