Proposed Declaration of Human Responcibilities

Proposed Declaration of Human Responcibilities

Prepared by professor Bohdan Hawrylyshyn 

  1. Speak the truth, be honest, act according to moral ethical standards.
  2. Maintain your health in the best possible state in order not to burden the society with the cost of your healthcare.
  3. Learn, develop your talents, capabilities, competence throughout your life to be a productive member of the society.
  4. Treat others as you want others to treat you.
  5. Be a free person, i.e. the ultimate judge of what is true and what is not, what is good and what is bad, yet keep testing your judgment to make sure that it is in line with moral, ethical principles.
  6. Search for harmony between your private, professional, social lives, and that as part of the community.
  7. While seeking to ascertain your rights, avoid constraining other members of the society to ascertain theirs.
  8. Solve as many problems, issues as possible at individual, family, community levels to lighten the burden and cost of governance.
  9. To family:
  • Cherish cultural heritage from your predecessors.
  • Treat parents with love and respect, help them if needed.
  • Deal with siblings as if they were your best friends.
  1. To parents:
  • Love your children, inculcate in them ethical moral values.
  • Facilitate their education and development of their talents and personalities as free people.
  1. To community:
  • Relate to people and communities with respect and empathy.
  • Help the community to be effective in supplying all services, such as primary education, healthcare, social services.
  • Contribute to the well being of all members of the community.
  • While maintaining your identity, be consciously part of the whole world community.
  1. To the environment:
  • Use all resources sparingly, avoid pollution of the biosphere. Help preserve the biological and zoological diversity.
  1. To your country:
  • Obey the laws of the country.
  • Help your country in line with your ability/capacity to maintain the priority of the common good: full political freedoms, a certain level of economic well-being of the whole population, social justice, healthy environment.
  1. To future generations:
  • Leave the physical environment in a better state than inherited: with enhanced cultural heritage, values, to enable future generations to be more effective in political, economic, social, cultural aspects of their societies.
  1. To the world:
  • Protect and promote resilience, creativity and equal opportunities for all.
  • Be tolerant and respectful of all races, ethnics, religions, languages.
  • Learn some languages and at least basic things about other civilizations.
  • Promote the understanding of the diversity of civilizations, their values, thus peaceful cooperation and fair trade.

The educational part equator of ‘Young Generation Will Change Ukraine’ program.

On 15-16 June 2018, in Vinnytsia, Zaporizhia, Poltava, Ternopil, Chernihiv and Cherkasy the second module of the educational part of ‘Young Generation Will Change Ukraine’ regional program was held. Talked about challenges and potentials of cities, discussed the strategy for their development, searched creative solutions for local development, listened about managing projects and fundraising, in order the participants of the program might use this knowledge in structuring their ideas and their presentations in two weeks.

Memory space of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn in Shevchenko Park

On the day of the official presentation of the Foundation 1 November 2017, there was another very significant event in Shevchenko Park: the stone established by family in honor of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn was opened. The famous quote by Bohdan Dmytrovych is carved on the stone: ‘Learn, dream, act’. And oak planted near stone, symbolizing Ukrainian origin of Mr Bohdan and his values and ideas promotion in the world.

Bohdan Hawrylyshyn’s birthday

19 October of this year, would have been Bohdan Hawrylyshyn’s ninety first birthday!

To celebrate this occasion, the participants of ‘Young Generation Will Change Ukraine’ program launched by Mr Bohdan in 2012, held a symbolic Memorial Event and planted flowers around the stone and oak of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn that appeared in Shevchenko Park thanks to the efforts of family of the great Ukrainian.

The official ceremony of presentation of stone and tree is scheduled for 1 November 2017.