September 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm, 2 E 79th Street, New York, NY USA
On Thursday, 20 September 2018 at 4:00 p.m., the Ukrainian Institute of America and the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation will be unveiling a multilingual plaque (English, Ukrainian, Hebrew, Yiddish) honouring Dr Raphael Lemkin, the “father of the UN Genocide Convention,” specifically in reference to the speech he gave in New York City (20 September 1953) acknowledging the famine of 1932-33 as a Soviet genocide.
Event organizers: the Ukrainian Institute of America, the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation, and Lubomyr Luciuk, PhD, Professor, Department of Politics and Economics, Royal Mlitary College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Special thanks to the Russ Chelak, the Holodomor Research and Educational Consortium, Ihnatowycz Family Foundation, Oleh Lesiuk, Dr Eddy Portnoy, Dr Roman Serbyn, Dr. Daniel Swistel, the Temerty Family Foundation, Myroslaw Trutiak (MST Bronze Ltd), Major Michael Wiesenfeld, the late Nigel Linsan Colley, Alexandra Chyczij, Roma Lisovich and Professor Taras Hunczak.
Sponsored by the Ukrainian Canadian Civil Liberties Foundation and the Ukrainian Institute of America.