ArchiveThe Hill: America helped save the lives of Ukrainians like me in World War II. We need help again. BY YURIY SCHERBAK

The Hill: America helped save the lives of Ukrainians like me in World War II. We need help again. BY YURIY SCHERBAK

2024-03-23 08:48:27
In March 1944, exactly 80 years ago, I returned to my native city, Kyiv, which had just been liberated from three years of German occupation. My city lay in ruins, with most of its inhabitants having disappeared in the darkness of war, and the victims of the Babyn Yar massacre crying out for revenge. I was only 10 at that time, but I already knew that I had survived thanks to American food aid. There was a lively trade of American products at school, including chewing gum, biscuits,... read more

ArchiveUnited to pursue common priorities

United to pursue common priorities

2024-03-03 09:49:05
The Ukrainian Peace Council (UPC), the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine (NAESU), the Junior Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and 12 UNESCO chairs in Ukraine signed a memorandum of cooperation. This collaboration aims to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and best practices, organize joint events, and support research and innovation in education, science and culture. The signing ceremony took place at the NAESU during a meeting of the UPC Presidium.   The main task facing... read more

ArchiveUkraine Poland: Destined for strategic cooperation

Ukraine  Poland: Destined for strategic cooperation

2024-03-02 09:00:01
Their complicated common history is marked by economic confrontations, yet it has also witnessed a genuine popular outpouring of sympathy since the beginning of the full-scale russian invasion. The two nations share a common sense of existence – freedom.   Recently, the Ukrinform national news agency presented a book by Yurii Shcherbak, distinguished writer and diplomat. Mr. Shcherbak, who serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Independent Ukrainian Media Center in... read more

ArchiveSecond issue. In the lead-up to International Ecology and Peace Forum

Second issue. In the lead-up to International Ecology and Peace Forum

2024-02-28 11:56:20
  National Technical University of Ukraine «Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute»   It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the International Forum "Ecology and Peace"   The Forum aims to address environmental challenges stemming from russian armed aggression against Ukraine.   Reputed organizers of the event include:  (official letters of invitation to co-organizers of the event are being composed) Ukrainian... read more

ArchiveFirst issue. In the lead-up to International Ecology and Peace Forum

First issue. In the lead-up to International Ecology and Peace Forum

2024-02-20 11:49:45
The first meeting of the local organizing committee on the preparation of the International Ecology and Peace Forum took place on February 13, 2024. This Forum, scheduled for May 15-16, is a combination of the competition of startup projects on humanitarian demining – a section of the 13th All-Ukrainian Festival of Innovative Projects, Sikorsky Challenge 2024 – and the International Ecology and Peace Forum, organized by the Ukrainian Peace Council, International Council on Environmental... read more

ArchiveObserving International Day of Education

Observing International Day of Education

2024-01-23 16:54:26
  After the United Nations adopted the resolution "International Day of Education" in 2018, on January 24 of every year, the international community celebrates the day that proclaims education as a key factor in the long-term and continuous development of a person and all spheres of his/her life, helps realize the need for changes in a society, and contributes to solving many problems that arise in its development.   "Education is the most powerful tool to change the world. It offers... read more

ArchiveUKRAINIAN PEACE COUNCIL STATEMENT on the fourth meeting of national security advisers

UKRAINIAN PEACE COUNCIL STATEMENT on the fourth meeting of national security advisers

2024-01-16 12:21:21
UKRAINIAN PEACE COUNCIL STATEMENT on the fourth meeting of national security advisers On Sunday, January 14, 2024, the fourth meeting of Security Advisers to the Heads of State took place in Davos, Switzerland. This meeting served as a logical follow-up to the third meeting in Malta, where the first five points of the Ukraine's Peace Formula were under discussion, namely radiation and nuclear security; food and energy security; release of prisoners and deportees, including children; restoration... read more

ArchiveHonoring Leonid Kravchuk's memory

Honoring Leonid Kravchuk's memory

2024-01-11 20:21:25
Dear friends, colleagues and associates,   On January 10, 2024, Ukraine honored the memory of its outstanding son and historical figure, Leonid Kravchuk, who would have turned 90 on that day.   Under his chairmanship, the Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine’s parliament) of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic adopted the Decree and Act of Independence of Ukraine on August 24, 1991.   As President of Ukraine, Leonid Kravchuk signed the Minsk agreement, also known as the Belavezha... read more

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