The situation in Ukraine since the 2012 Parliamentary Elections has been horrendous by any standard. When we highlighted the main issues at CUF’s “Ukraine at the Crossroads” Conference in Ottawa in March 2012, we had no idea that things would get so much worse.
Attached is the Report of the President of the Foundation presented to the Triennial General Meeting of CUF at the UCC Triennial Congress in Toronto on November 7th, 2013, for the activities of the Foundation for the 6 year period from October 2007 to October 2013" Read More ...
September 21, 2012 - Toronto, Canada - The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) announced that the Canada Ukraine Foundation/Ukrainian Canadian Congress (CUF/UCC) and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCCA) will merge their respective international election observation missions for the October 28, 2012 Parliamentary elections in Ukraine under the UWC.
For Immediate Release
October 12, 2011
The Canada Ukraine Foundation expresses its unequivocal disappointment and strongest protest to the Ukrainian government against the conviction and sentencing to seven years imprisonment on October 11 of Yulia Tymoshenko, former Prime Minister of Ukraine. We believe that the prosecution and conviction was a gross miscarriage of justice aimed at eliminating a key leader of the political opposition to the current government in power on spurious charges.
Canada's Prime Minister consults Ukrainian Canadian leaders on the Ukrainian Presidential elections and future Canada-Ukrainposted in
Ottawa, Canada - March 11, 2010 -Prime Minister Stephen Harper met yesterday with key representatives of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) and the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) to discuss the recent Presidential Elections Observer Missions and the future of Canada-Ukraine relations.
Ukrainians went to the polls on Sunday, Feb. 7 to elect the person who will lead their country into the second decade of the 21st century. The Election Observation Mission (EOM) of the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF), in association with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC), deployed 65 experienced and trained Canadian election observers in 6 oblasts (regionals) for the First Round of the Presidential Elections.
Kyiv – Observers from the Canada-Ukraine Foundation (CUF), in association with Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) were up early on Sunday, Feb. 7, to monitor the beginning of voting in polling stations across the country. By various estimates, some 4,000 international observers are deployed throughout Ukraine. CUF’s election observation mission includes Members of Parliament James Bezan (Selkirk-Interlake) and Gerard Kennedy (Parkdale-High Park).
Kyiv – Fifty observers from the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) gathered in a Kyiv hotel on Feb. 2 for a day of training prior to departing to the regions where they will perform their election monitoring duties.
Kyiv - The leadership of the Canada Ukraine Foundation’s Election Mission, organized in association with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, met with its counterparts from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe in Kyiv on Monday.
CUF Mission Head Bohdan Onyschuk and Chief Observer Yarema Bachynsky met with Ambassador Heidi Tagliavini, Head of OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission and Harald Jepsen, Deputy Head of Mission.
Kyiv – Volunteer observers began arriving in Ukraine on Monday, less than a week ahead Election Day. The leadership of the Canada Ukraine Foundation’s Election Mission, organized in association with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, met with observation team leaders in Kyiv on Monday.