Log in
23 August 2014 12:26

20mln Ukrainians living abroad

KYIV, August 28 /UKRINFORM/. The Ukrainian World Congress states that the Ukrainian diaspora abroad makes up over 20 million, Ukrainian World Congress President Eugene Czolij has said on the eve of a ceremony of signing the Memorandum on Cooperation between the Congress and the Culture and Tourism Ministry of Ukraine.

"The Ukrainian World Congress represents interests of total Ukrainian diaspora numbering over 20 million Ukrainians for 42 years", he said.

According to Eugene Czolij, the Congress includes organizations of Ukrainians from 32 countries, the organization of Ukrainians living in Turkey may join it in the near future.

In addition to this, the Ukrainian World Congress has a special consultative status at the UN Economic and Social council.

Eugene Czolij said that among main tasks put by the Congress is preservation of national identity of the Ukrainians living abroad and support for and development of Ukrainian culture in diaspora.

lk

Authorization

Latest news

Video!

Shelling of Mylove village from Russian territory

Photo news

« prev next »
  • 	  Reporters watch basic recruit training in Odesa region

    Reporters watch basic recruit training in Odesa region 

  • Dnipropetrovsk athletes give blood for wounded

    Dnipropetrovsk athletes give blood for wounded 

  • 	  Lenin pedestal taken to souvenirs in Dnipropetrovsk

    Lenin pedestal taken to souvenirs in Dnipropetrovsk 

  • National Sorochynsky Fair runs in Poltava region

    National Sorochynsky Fair runs in Poltava region 

  • Donbas battalion's battle flags blessed

    Donbas battalion's battle flags blessed 

  • Andriy Lysenko holds briefing in Kyiv

    Andriy Lysenko holds briefing in Kyiv 

  • Latest news on Savchenko's case delivered in Kyiv

    Latest news on Savchenko's case delivered in Kyiv 

  • National Guard soldiers get food supplies from Dnipropetrovsk

    National Guard soldiers get food supplies from Dnipropetrovsk 

  • PM Arseniy Yatseniuk heads government meeting

    PM Arseniy Yatseniuk heads government meeting 

  • Kyivenergo braces for heating season

    Kyivenergo braces for heating season 

  • U.S. aid project discussed in Dnipropetrovsk

    U.S. aid project discussed in Dnipropetrovsk 

  • Ukrainian activists rally outside Dutch Embassy

    Ukrainian activists rally outside Dutch Embassy 

  • Latvia's Economics Ministry leaders hold news conference in Kyiv

    Latvia's Economics Ministry leaders hold news conference in Kyiv 

  • President Poroshenko meets with UN Under-Secretary-General Feltman

    President Poroshenko meets with UN Under-Secretary-General Feltman 

  • Batkivshchyna MPs arrive for meeting with President

    Batkivshchyna MPs arrive for meeting with President 

  • Soldiers drill for Independence Day Parade in Kyiv

    Soldiers drill for Independence Day Parade in Kyiv 

  • Ukraine's Dnipro beats Croatia's Hajduk 2-1

    Ukraine's Dnipro beats Croatia's Hajduk 2-1 

  • Ukrainian President visits Mykolaiv

    Ukrainian President visits Mykolaiv 

  • Odesa's belvedere colonnade gets facelift

    Odesa's belvedere colonnade gets facelift 

  • Candidates compete to join National Council of Reforms

    Candidates compete to join National Council of Reforms 

  • Kyiv's Maidan pretties up for Independence Day

    Kyiv's Maidan pretties up for Independence Day 

  • Kyiv Tank Plant shows its creations

    Kyiv Tank Plant shows its creations 

  • Ukrainian Speaker, Interior Minister pay tribute to fallen police officers

    Ukrainian Speaker, Interior Minister pay tribute to fallen police officers 

  • Wounded Donbas battalion soldiers airlifted to hospital

    Wounded Donbas battalion soldiers airlifted to hospital  

  • Activists bring T-shirts for Vladimir Putin to Presidential Administration

    Activists bring T-shirts for Vladimir Putin to Presidential Administration