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.
The H1N1 virus (Swine Flu) continues to rage through Ukraine with 21 of the 24 Oblasts now reporting a pandemic level. The total number of people infected with the flu has now reached in excess of 1.3 million with close to 70,000 people hospitalized. More than 50,000 new cases are being reported every day, with some 4,000 being hospitalized. Since Oct. 29, 265 people have died from the flu or subsequent complications. Although medical supplies and aid is starting to flow into Ukraine , the situation is still far from being under control, and more assistance is urgently needed.
November 10, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
First Canadian H1N1 Medical Aid Shipment Leaves For Kyiv.
Toronto, Ontario – The first two Canadian relief shipments of H1N1 medical supplies left Monday and Tuesday evening from Toronto’s Pearson Airport bound for Kyiv, Ukraine. The shipments were organized by the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) in conjunction with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) subsequent to an urgent appeal by the Ukrainian Ambassador to Canada, Ihor Ostash, just over a week ago.