International polyphony of the Declaration of Human Responsibilities

We start this week with great news about the results of the translation of the Declaration of Human Responsibilities. The Foundation’s Ambassador in the United Kingdom, as well as the initiator and author of the project, Victoria Startseva, talks about the purpose, process of translation and further plans to disseminate the Declaration. So far, the document has been translated into 22 world languages. But you can join and increase that number! (more…)

Being responsible is… Reflections of famous Ukrainians on various aspects of responsibility

Many people in today’s world demand their own rights, but how many of them think about their own responsibility? Once such thoughts inspired Bohdan Hawrylyshyn to create the Declaration of Human Responsibilities, which was published in 2014. The declaration consists of 15 points – very simple phrases, but deep and wise in their content. Each of the points reveals what we should be responsible for, so as not to wait only for the observance of rights, but to take our own steps. 


Meet the new BHFF’s project for our community!

This year the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdown made people and countries thought the world close their borders and keep distance. Travelling is still hardly possible for our program participants, that’s why we’ve decided to introduce a brand new format of the MZU Study Trips ONLINE! (more…)

The Ambassadors of the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation 2020

On May 12, the first wave of the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation (BHFF) Ambassadors started. They are active participants of our alumni community,   who have become the representatives of the Foundation in different regions of Ukraine and  abroad. Ambassadors are the  promoters of  our values and implementers of our mission.  (more…)

Ukraine’s youth delegates have a voice at the United Nations

After the Revolution of Dignity, Ukrainian youth received a voice at the highest level of diplomacy. The program of Ukrainian Youth Delegate to the United Nations was established in 2014 by the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Foundation. For six years in a row, two young people have been representing our country at the United Nations General Assembly. This year, that role was awarded to Nargis Mokhd from Odesa and Roman Tymotsko from Lviv. (more…)

Nargis Mohd and Roman Tymotsko: Ukrainian Youth Delegates to the UN 2019-2020

Nargis Mohd and Roman Tymotsko represents Ukrainian youth on the UN General Assembly in New York (2019).  They were selected as Ukrainian Youth Delegates to the UN 2019-2020 on August 30th by the representatives from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation and Ukrainian youth delegates to the UN (2017-2018, 2018-2019). (more…)

Responsibility Unites!

More than 1 300 people from various parts of Ukraine and abroad have joined the Responsibility Marathon. Together, they have planted over 5 000 sunflowers of the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn variety, which was bred on the initiative of the “MIM-Kyiv” Business School for Bohdan Hawrylyshyn’s 90-year anniversary in 2016.

Wave of Youth Initiatives Launched: results of 10 schools of local development of the program “Young Generation Will Change Ukraine”

The first stage of the program Young Generation Will Change Ukraine – 2019 (YGWCU-2019), organized by the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation, has finally been completed. Participants took part in local development projects, which included one and a half months of training in communications, media handling, project management, marketing and, creative thinking. They reported that the training flew by and are keen to put their skills to good use in new initiatives across Ukraine.


We invite you to join the ‘Responsibility Marathon’ initiated by the Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Family Foundation. Plant a sunflower seed in and tell others about positive changes that take place every day and about active people who make these changes possible! (more…)