Thursday, May 29, 2008

President meets initiators of CMHR

In Winnipeg President Victor Yushchenko met with members of Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

As President was informed at the meeting opening of the museum is scheduled on year 2011. Ukrainian Canadian Congress is taking part in the project and aims to establish a permanent exposition in the museum dedicated to the Great Famine in Ukraine of 1932-1933.

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights is envisioned to be a national and international destination -- a centre of learning and history where Canadians and people from other countries can engage in dialogue and commit to taking action to combat the forces of hate and oppression.