Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder Receives Tryzub "Friend of Ukraine" Award


IWM Permanent Fellow Timothy Snyder has been honored with the Friend of Ukraine Tryzub Award on May 12 2022. Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada presented him with the award in recognition of his contributions to and support to Ukraine and democracy.

In his acceptance speech, Prof. Snyder highlighted the work of the IWM's Ukraine in European Dialogue program, funded by the Temerty Foundation via the Temerty Fund at KBF Canada. Fellows of the program have been doing vital work in helping the wider world understand both what is happening and what is at stake in Ukraine.

The Tryzub Awards were created by The Myhal Family Foundation who saw a need to unify the Ukrainian community across Canada to celebrate the accomplishments of those who have achieved success in their chosen fields, have worked in support of Ukraine, Ukrainian causes, the Ukrainian-Canadian community and Canada overall.

You can watch Prof. Snyder's acceptance speech in full below: