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USUBC hosted a webinar with Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA Volodymyr Yelchenko (Video Link)
U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC),
Wash, D.C., Wed, April 29, 2020
On Wednesday, April 29, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) hosted a second webinar "MOVING UKRAINE FORWARD THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT TIME" with Volodymyr Yelchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States. Ambassador's presentation was followed by additional reports from Washington by John Deere, EBRD, World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
To watch the full video of the webinar, please follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTyNAPJB-0E
The U.S.-Ukraine Business Council, (USUBC), www.USUBC.org, had several very productive meetings with Ambassador Yelchenko in Washington in January and February shortly after he assumed his office.
Volodymyr Yelchenko presented his credentials from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to US President Donald Trump on January 6, 2020. Ambassador Yelchenko has outstanding professional profile, including several Ambassadorships (Austria and Russian Federation), he served as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations and UN Security Council.
BIO: Volodymyr Yelchenko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the USA
Volodymyr Yelchenko has almost 40 years of outstanding diplomatic experience. He has worked in the diplomatic service of Ukraine since 1981. Between 1997 and 2000 he acted as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations in New York. From December 2000 till his next post he served at various senior posts within the Foreign Ministry of Ukraine. In 2005 - 2006 he was Ukraine's Ambassador to Austria, in 2006 - 2010 Mr. Yelchenko served as Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the International Organizations in Vienna, Austria.
After 2010 Volodymyr Yelchenko served as Ambassador of Ukraine to the Russian Federation. On 17 March 2014, during the 2014 Crimean crisis, Yelchenko was recalled from Moscow for consultations in regards to situation with Crimea. Since then Ukraine’s highest diplomatic representation in Russia is its temporary chargé d'affaires. On December 9, 2015 Yelchenko was appointed Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations. In 2016 – 2017 Mr. Yelchenko served as Representative of Ukraine to the UN Security Council. He was born in Kyiv in 1959. Volodymyr graduated from the Faculty of International Relations and International Law at Kyiv State University in 1981.