BOHDAN HAWRYLYSHYN SCHOOL ON POLICY-MAKING AND DEVELOPMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY

School on Policy-Making and Development of Civil Society is a 3-year long-term project for young people interested in politics, policy-making and development of effective civil society which will incorporate different formats of educational activities, including meetings with European politicians, MPs; debates, round-tables, simulations and case-studies.

The aim of the School is to increase political education and to encourage young people to participate in political life of the country .

The first event of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn Foundation School on Policy-Making and Development of Civil Society took place on March, 19th 2015 and was devoted to the German political system. Discussion that was organized in cooperation with Kiev Dialogue gave an opportunity for young active Ukrainians to discuss the topic „Young Generation as a Driving Force in Politics“ with the German deputies of three leading political parties: CDU, SDP, Alliance 90/The Greens.

On September, 15th a second event in frames of Bohdan Hawrylyshyn School on Policy-Making and Development of Civil Society took place. This time it started with a discussion on Swiss political system and on the topic of “How to find consensus in diversity and how to solve conflicts peacefully: the case of the Jura conflict in Switzerland.” Around hundred young participants participated in the meeting with Swiss politician Mr. François Lachat, First President of the government of the newly founded Canton of Jura. The event was organized in partnership with Swiss Cooperation Office Ukraine and the Embassy of Switzerland in Ukraine.