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.
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.
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.
CUF joins US-Ukraine Foundation to promote tourism
TORONTO – Ukraine was showcased for the first time during Toronto’s Ultimate Travel Show held January 23-24 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The annual show, the largest of its kind in Canada, offered visitors the world under one roof. Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) partnered with the Canada Ukraine Chamber of Commerce and the US-Ukraine Foundation to promote tourism and travel to Ukraine. The Foundation also worked closely with the Consulate General of Ukraine in Toronto.
Photos from Wednesday's debriefing session with Ambassador Daniel Caron at Canada's Embassy in Kyiv. In addition to Head of Mission Anna Szyptur and Chief Observer Lubomyr Markevych and Ambassador Daniel Caron, the head table was also chaired by Kati Csaba, Counsellor, Head of Technical Cooperation Section (CIDA) and Guillaume Legros, First Secretary.
January 18, Kyiv, Ukraine
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January 15, 2010
Kyiv, Ukraine – With all the teams deployed throughout the country, a conference call was held late on Friday between the team leaders and the mission's head office in Kyiv.
“All observers reported back from the field that there is very substantial preparation and readiness for the election process,” said Lubomyr Markevych, the mission's chief observer.
January 13, 2010
Kyiv, Ukraine – The last team of Canadian election observers left Kyiv for the first round of the Ukraine presidential elections scheduled for this Sunday.
The observers underwent training prior to their deployment.