2022 Assembly


RENATE Annual Working Board Meeting – Lviv, UKRAINE, 4-9 November, 2018.


Working Board members gathered at the Pilgrim House of Blesses Jakub Strepa, 79491 Lviv-Brzuchowice (approximately 10 Kms from Lviv)as they convened their annual meeting.

29 people from 20 European countries were present during the week which saw a review of the work of the member countries since last year’s Working Board meeting; opportunities for reflection and the sharing of best practice; the departure of the Core Group members whose term of office had come to an end and their replacement by new, enthusiastic Working Board members!

Bishop Edward Kawa, Auxiliary Bishop of the Lviv Archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church (RCC), Fr. Stepan Sus, Head of the Centre for the Military Chaplaincy of the Lviv Archdiocese of the UGCC, Sr. Natalia Melnyk, Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family, Association of Religious of Roman Catholics and Greek Catholics in UKRAINE, and Mr. Andriy Moskalenko, Deputy Lord Mayor of Lviv City extended warmth of welcome to us on the first day, each informing us about their respective work and specific actions to combat human trafficking.

Of particular interest was the presentation by Ms. Vera Martynuk  (expert on Human Trafficking in the UKRAINE) on the current situation in the UKRAINE regarding Human Trafficking. Please click here to read the full report. RENATE Annual Working Board meeting Lviv 5 -9 November 2018