Ensuring a Transparent, Free and Fair Election Campaign in Ukraine

The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN) Democracy and Civil Society Task Force held a Strategy Session on Ukraine’s 2019 Elections featuring Mary O’Hagan, Ukraine Resident Senior Director at the National Democratic...

Can Bioinformatics Be a Gateway for a Biotech Surge in Ukraine?

  As part of its Biotechnology Initiative, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) will be supporting the single-cell RNABIO & organoids conference and workshops to be held at Unit.City innovation park in Kyiv, Ukraine, September 28-30. This important gathering of...

Small-Business NGO Aims to Unite 50,000 Entrepreneurs in Ukraine

Editor's note: It’s often said that small business is the backbone of the U.S. economy.  Many Ukrainians have come to realize that this should also be the case for their country. In June of 2016 the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) signed a Memorandum on Cooperation...

Chumak Way Cycling Tour Wraps up 10,000 km Journey in DC

On August 30th, on the eve of wrapping up their 10,000 kilometer trip across North America, members of the Chumak Way cycling tour / Велопробіг «Чумацький Шлях» visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation in Washington, DC. The Ukrainian cyclists say their mission is to...

Teaching English to Kids In Ukraine

If you want to change the world, inspire a kid. That is the motto of GoCamp, a volunteer movement that helps thousands of children in Ukraine to enhance their English skills. GO stands for Global Office -- the name of the Ukrainian non-profit in Kyiv that coordinates...

Internships at the US-Ukraine Foundation

Grant Mizell, an International Studies major at the University of North Florida, has completed a summer internship with the US-Ukraine Foundation.   His duties included reporting on Ukraine-related discussions at Washington think tanks, conducting research for USUF,...

Focusing on Pending Ukraine-Related Action on Capitol Hill

Members of the Friends of Ukraine Network (FOUN), the Ukrainian-American community, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and other supporters of Ukraine met on August 7th to discuss pending and future legislative action on Capitol Hill regarding Ukraine.  Participants included...

Lviv is Launching a Biotech Cluster

The City of Lviv has begun the process of creating a Biotechnology Cluster to foster collaboration between researchers, universities, business and the local community in this dynamic and promising field.  Iryna Bukhnii, coordinator of the cluster, explains that the...

Rabbi Bleich Visits USUF

During his recent travels to Washington, Yaakov Dov Bleich, the Chief Rabbi of Kyiv and All of Ukraine, visited the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) in order to share his views about Jewish life in Ukraine and the current situation in the country. Participating in the...

Congress and the Recognition of Stalin’s Genocidal Famine in Ukraine

This year marks the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor, Stalin’s genocidal Famine that claimed the lives of millions of Ukrainian men, women and children. This atrocity stands out as one of the starkest examples in history of man’s inhumanity to man. Earlier this year,...

New Initiatives at the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF), a U.S. 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nongovernmental organization established in 1991 to support democracy, a free market and human rights for Ukraine has recently undertaken a variety of new initiatives aimed at assisting Ukraine in its...

Remembering Ivan Drach – Giant of Ukraine’s Independence

Dear Friends and Admirers of Ivan Drach!  It is perhaps very fitting that on just the day after the 4th of July and our celebrating the Independence of America, we at the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation launch our remembrances of Ivan Drach, one of the founders of the...

Ukrainian Entrepreneurs Explore U.S. Startup Environment

Seven Ukrainian entrepreneurs were members of an international IT Startups delegation that came to the United States under the auspices of the Commerce Department’s Special American Business Internship Training (SABIT) program. According to Tanner Johnson of SABIT,...

Herman Pirchner Assesses U.S. Policy Towards Russia

Herman Pirchner, President of the American Foreign Policy Council, spoke at a recent (June 15, 2018) Helsinki Commission Briefing titled Reality vs. Rhetoric: Assessing the Trump Administration’s Russia Policy. In its announcement about the briefing, the Helsinki...

USUF Participates in US-Ukraine Working Group Yearly Summit

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation actively participated in the 6th US-Ukraine Working Group Yearly Summit in Washington organized by the Center for U.S.-Ukrainian Relations. USUF President Nadia K. McConnell (pictured above) spoke on a panel titled “Viable Social Cohesion –...

USUF Biotech Initiative at Boston BIO Convention

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation's Biotech Initiative Booth #528 at the June 4-7, 2018 BIO International Convention in Boston showcased Ukraine's emerging biotech leaders, entrepreneurs and start-ups.  Great interest was evidenced  by the many visitors to the booth over...

USUF Participates in Annual Victims of Communism Ceremony

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation recently participated in the 11th Annual Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom and Roll Call of Nations Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Victims of Communism Memorial in Washington.  The medal was awarded posthumously to slain Cuban dissident and...

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