Jewish Leader Josef Zissels Discusses Ukraine’s European Values With Ukrainian Diaspora

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New York, NY (UCCA) – On Thursday, June 11th, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) hosted Josef Zissels, Vice President of the World Jewish Congress and Executive Vice-President of the Congress of Ethnic Communities of Ukraine, at their New York City offices. The gathering, which was attended by local residents of the Ukrainian community as well as press, allowed for Mr. Zissels to share his thoughts on the current situation in Ukraine and the plight of ethnic minorities in a country under military attack.

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UCCA Supports Senator Portman’s NDAA Amendments

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New York, NY (UCCA) – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representation of Americans of Ukrainian descent, applauds the inclusion of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016. The UCCA has repeatedly called for the United States to provide defensive lethal assistance to Ukraine, and the legislative recognition of continued Russian aggression in Ukraine gives us hope that the United States will begin addressing the growing national security threats around the world. Authorizing $300 million of new military assistance to Ukraine, the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative builds upon the congressional support Ukraine received in 2014 with the passage of the Ukraine Freedom Support Act.

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"UKRAINIAN DAY"

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Ukrainian Day
Ukrainian-American Advocacy Event

July 15, 2015

Dear Friends of Ukraine,

 

The Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS), the Washington, DC public affairs bureau of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), will sponsor the second in a series of "Ukrainian Days" advocacy events on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. This "Ukrainian Day" event is extremely important as it will coincide with the 1st anniversary of the shooting-down of Malaysian Airline MH17 over Ukraine. Our goal in July will be to reinforce Ukraine's most pressing need for security assistance in order to preserve its territorial integrity and safeguard its independence against continued Russian threat!

Please stay tuned for further details...

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to contact UNIS at 202 547-0018, or by e-mail at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Looking forward to seeing you in Washington in July 2015!

UCCA Meets with Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko

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Washington, DC (UCCA) – On Wednesday, June 3rd, members of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America met with Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine’s former Prime Minister. Ms. Tymoshenko, who was in Washington, DC to hold meetings with Members of Congress and government officials, asked to meet with the UCCA to discuss ways in which the Ukrainian diaspora can continue assisting Ukraine.

According to Ms. Tymoshenko, the three issues highlighted during all of her meetings on the Hill were military, economic and humanitarian assistance for Ukraine.

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Ukrainian World Congress Annual May Fundraising Drive

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The UCCA calls upon its Branches and Membership to donate to the Annual May Fundraising Drive of the Ukrainian World Congress!

 

Ukrainian World Congress May Appeal

We will not let anyone grow tired of Ukraine


Addressing an international conference in support of Ukraine in Kyiv on 28 April 2015 President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko placed emphasis on the critical role of Ukraine’s partners in restoring peace and stability to the region and vowed, “We will not let anyone grow tired of Ukraine.”

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Press Releases

Jewish Leader Josef Zissels Discusses Ukraine’s European Values With Ukrainian Diaspora
Wednesday, 17 June 2015
New York, NY (UCCA) – On Thursday, June 11th, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) hosted Josef Zissels, Vice President of the World... Read more...
UCCA Meets with Ukraine’s Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko
Friday, 12 June 2015
Washington, DC (UCCA) – On Wednesday, June 3rd, members of the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America met with Yulia Tymoshenko, Ukraine’s... Read more...
UCCA Supports Senator Portman’s NDAA Amendments
Friday, 12 June 2015
New York, NY (UCCA) – The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the nation’s largest representation of Americans of Ukrainian... Read more...
UCCA Meets with Prime Minister Yatsenyuk and Attends AJC’s Global Forum
Thursday, 11 June 2015
Washington, DC (UNIS) – On Monday, June 8th, Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko met with... Read more...
UCCA Hosts Meeting with Ukraine’s Minister of Youth and Sports
Friday, 05 June 2015
  New York, NY (UCCA) – On Tuesday, June 2nd, Ukraine’s Minister of Youth and Sports Ihor Zhdanov met with representatives of... Read more...

Statements

Ukrainian World Congress Annual May Fundraising Drive
Friday, 29 May 2015
The UCCA calls upon its Branches and Membership to donate to the Annual May Fundraising Drive of the Ukrainian World Congress!   Ukrainian World... Read more...
71 st Commemoration of Surgun - Deportation of the Crimean Tatars from their homeland of Crimea on May 18, 1944
Monday, 18 May 2015
Crimean Tatars throughout the world will commemorate May 18, 1944, known as the Surgun, which means violent expulsion. In the early morning hours at... Read more...
UCCA Strategy Plan to Assist Ukraine
Monday, 02 February 2015
UCCA STRATEGY PLAN In light of the critical situation in Ukraine, the UCCA’s External Affairs Committee  has developed an emergency Strategy Plan... Read more...
UCCA Condemns Massacres at Volnovakha and Mariupol Calls for the Immediate Support for Ukrainian Military
Monday, 26 January 2015
The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the representative organization of the over one million Americans of Ukrainian descent, stands... Read more...
UCCA Condemns the January 22nd Terrorist Attack in Donetsk
Friday, 23 January 2015
The Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA), the representative organization of the more than one million Americans of Ukrainian descent,... Read more...
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