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International recognition of Holodomor

States that recognized Holodomor as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people:

Argentina

The Chamber of deputies of the National Congress of Argentina, December 27, 2007

  • Decreed to remember millions of men, women and children who lost their lives as a result of deliberate deprivation of food during the great famine in Ukraine in 19932-1933.

The Senate of National Congress of Argentina, November 7, 2007

  • Decreed to remember millions of men, women and children who lost their lives as a result of deliberate deprivation of food during the great famine in Ukraine in 19932-1933.

Australia

Senate of Australia, October, 28 1993

  • Declaration on commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine “notes that this constitutes one of the most heinous acts of genocide in history”.

Senate of Australia, October, 31 2003

  • Resolution #680 on the 70th anniversary of the Holodomor confirms that this tragedy was an act of genocide.

Canada

Senate of Canada, June 17, 2003

  • The Senate calls upon the Government of Canada “to recognize the Ukrainian Famine/Genocide of 1932-1933 and to condemn any attempt to deny or distort this historical truth as being anything less than genocide”.

Columbia

The House of Representatives of Columbia, December 10, 2007

  • Resolution #079 condemns genocide in Ukraine in 1932-1933, which became the cause of 7 million victims among children, women, men and elderly people.

Czech Republic

The Chamber of deputies of Czech Republic, November 30, 2007

  • Expressed deep sympathy to relatives of millions of people who became victims of the Holodomor in Ukraine of 1932-1993, which was specially planned by the Stalin regime.

Estonia

Reiigicogu (Parliament) of Estonia, October, 20 1993

  • Declaration on commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine condemns “the communist policy of genocide in Ukraine”.

Ecuador

National Congress of Ecuador, October 30, 2007

  • Resolution expressing the solidarity with the Ukrainian people and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 resolves “…to recognize this tragedy as act of genocide”.

Georgia

The Parliament of Georgia, December 20, 2005

  • Parliament recognized that in Ukraine in the period of 1932-1933 “the totalitarian bolsheviks’ regime conducted deliberate genocide against Ukrainian people”.

Hungary

State Assembly of the Republic of Hungary November 26, 2003

  • Resolution on the 70th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine “…commemorating a terrible tragedy of the humankind and remembering the victims of the genocide in Ukraine”.

Latvia

The Seim (Parliament) of the Latvian Republic, March 13, 2008

  • Declaration “On the repression of the Ukrainian people in 1932-1933 in the USSR” supports the proposal to recognize the Holodomor in Ukraine as an act of deliberate genocide against Ukrainian people.

Lithuania

The Seim (Parliament) of the Lithuanian Republic, November 24, 2005

  • Statement on the commemoration of the victims of the political repressions and the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine, recognizing that “… in 1932-33 the Stalin Communist regime conducted a premeditated and thoroughly planned genocide of the Ukrainian People”.

Mexico

House of Deputies of the National Congress of Mexico, February 19, 2008

  • Resolution on the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine “…expressing solidarity with the people of Ukraine in commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Holoomor of 1932-33, classifying this tragic event as an act of genocide and calling for preventing such acts in the future.”

Paraguay

Senate of the National Congress, October 25, 2007.

  • Declaration “On condemning the Holodomor of 1932-33 in Ukraine as an act of genocide against the Ukrainian people and on solidarity with its victims”.

Peru

Congress of the Republic of Peru, June 21, 2007

  • Resolution on the 75th anniversary of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine expressing solidarity with the Ukrainian people in commemoration of the Holodomor and “…recognizing this fact as a genocide against Ukrainian people”.

Poland

Senate of Poland, March 16, 2008

  • Commemorating the anniversary of the Great Famine/Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, the Senate of Poland “…expresses its solidarity with Ukraine on the necessity to recognize the Great Famine 1932-1933 in Ukraine as an act of genocide against Ukrainian people.”

Slovak Republic

National Counsel (Parliament) of Slovak Republic, December 12, 2007

  • Declaration recognizing the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine as an act of annihilation of the mankind by the Stalin totalitarian regime.

USA

The U.S. House of Representatives, October 21, 2003

  • The U.S. House of Representatives resolution incorporated the findings of the U.S. Government Commission on the Ukraine Famine established on December 13, 1985 which concluded that “Joseph Stalin and those around him committed genocide against Ukrainians in 1932-33” and resolved to solemnly remember and honor the 70th anniversary of this “man-made famine” and “deliberate act of terror and mass murder”.

The U.S. Senate resolution 202, April 18, 2004

  • The U.S. Senate passed the resolution recognizing that “the man-made Ukraine famine of 1932-33 was an act of genocide as defined by the United Nations Genocide Convention”.

On November 16, 2005 the U.S. House of Representatives passed the resolution allocating to the Government of Ukraine a plot of land in Washington, D.C. for erecting a monument to the victims of the Holodomor, which was supported by the U.S. Senate on September 29, 2006 and signed into law by the U.S. President on October 12, 2006.


Holodomor in Ukraine in 1932-1933 was recognized as and act of genocide against the Ukrainian people in resolutions and declarations of the following local legislative bodies: Regional Assembly of Sicilia, Mayor of the City of New York, Chamber of Deputies of Province of Chaco (Argentine), the House of Representatives of the Province of Missioness, the Parliament of Catalonia (Spain), the Municipality of Apostoles (Argentine), the Municipality of Rome (Italy) and others.

On November 24, 2007 the Baltic Assembly recognized the genocide committed in 1932-1933 in Ukraine and expressed the deepest sympathy to the victims of that genocide.