The Great Famine-Genocide in Soviet Ukraine (Holodomor)

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UKRAINIAN WORLD CONGRESS PRESIDENT MEETS WITH UKRAINE'S PRIME MINISTER ANATOLIY KINAKH
Discuss Famine Observances and Great Famine Committee
  

 

November 7, 2002...New York and Toronto......The president of the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC), Askold Lozynskyj, met with Ukraine's Prime Minister Anatoliy Kinakh at the Cabinet of Ministers in Kyiv on October 29, 2002.

President Lozynskyj and Prime Minister Kinakh discussed the following issues: the participation of Ukrainians living outside of Ukraine (diaspora) in the Great Famine observances in Ukraine; Ukrainian legislation on the status of diaspora Ukrainians; funding for the Diaspora 2005 program; the VIII Ukrainian World Congress and Ukraine's image abroad.

An agreement was reached between the two men to include diaspora representatives in Ukraine National Great Famine Committee that is chaired by Mr. Kinakh; that the Cabinet of Ministers would develop draft legislation for Verkhovna Rada consideration on diaspora Ukrainian status; to itemize funding for the Diaspora 2005 program in the 2003 budget; to fully support the VIII Ukrainian World Congress and to establish a line of communication and cooperation between the government of Ukraine and the diaspora communities regarding Ukraine's image abroad.

 
 

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