Stefan Romaniv told about the work of the WCU in Lviv on the recognition of the Holodomor as a genocide

19 April 2018

Secretary-General of the World Congress of Ukrainians (WCU) and President of the Union of Ukrainian Organizations of Australia, Stefan Romaniv, visited Lviv where he talked about the work of the UWC on the recognition of the Holodomor as a genocide of the Ukrainian people around the world. The meeting was held in the assembly hall of Lviv Polytechnic, reports ZIK.

Stefan Romaniv noted that only 17 countries have recognized the Holodomor as the genocide of the Ukrainian people: Australia, Brazil, Vatican, Georgia, Ecuador, Estonia, Canada, Lithuania, Latvia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, USA, Hungary and Ukraine.

At the same time, several states at the official level condemned the Holodomor as an act of extermination of humanity. For example, it is Andorra, Spain, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Chile, etc.

“Representatives of the WCU jointly work with Ukraine’s permanent representative in the UN Volodymyr Yelchenko to make the Holodomor genocide recognized wider by the Ukrainian people,” added Stefan Romaniv.