Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center
The Victor Pinchuk Foundation supports the Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC), a non-profit educational institution with its mission to respectfully commemorate the victims of the Babyn Yar tragedy and to promote the humanization of mankind through the memory preservation and study of the history of the Holocaust.

In 2019, Nobel Prize laureate Svetlana Alexievich joined the project's Supervisory Board.
It is extremely important for us to fulfill our moral duty to those who perished, who survived, and who risked their lives to help. It is also necessary to fulfill our moral obligations to our children. They must know history, not to repeat its mistakes, and live in a better world. During Soviet times, the Holocaust was silenced. They thought that we should not discuss this story. We should also give a lesson on the need to speak the truth. And this is how our country and nation will become stronger, not weaker.
— Victor Pinchuk, BYHMC Supervisory Board Member
On September 6, 2019, the jury of the international architectural competition selected the best architectural design project for the future Babyn Yar Holocaust Memorial Center. The winning project is authored by the Austrian bureau – Querkraft Architekten. BYHMC's travelling informational exhibition "Babyn Yar: brink of humanity" in 2019 was presented at the UK Parliament, Jewish Community Center JW3 in London, at the European Parliament in Brussels and at the UNESCO World Heritage Visitor Center in historic Regensburg.
Without knowing the history of Babyn Yar and the "Holocaust by bullets", the full understanding of the Holocaust tragedy will never be complete. This is why our task is to reveal this history to the world and widen the overall context of the Holocaust with new personal stories, research, and expert findings.
— Vadym Halaichuk, First Deputy Chairperson of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Ukraine's Integration into the European Union
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