June 22, 2017 Rector Academician O. Ya. Chebykin as the Vice President of the International Association of European Rectors participated in the Third International Forum "Dawn of Europe": perspectives of civilization development, consular practices, which was held in Kyiv.
The forum was held with the participation of state figures - Volodymyr Horbulin, Gennady Burbulis, Leonid Kravchuk, Leonid Kuchma, Viktor Yushchenko, Vytautas Landsbergis, Peter Luchinsky, Stanislav Shushkevich, as well as representatives from more than thirty different universities of Ukraine and other countries. The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko sent greetings to the participants. The Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Lilia Grinevich personally welcomed the participants.
In the afternoon there was held a platform for analyzing the state of teacher training in different countries took place, moderated by Academician Viktor Andrushchenko. On this platform, the Rector of South Ukrainian national pedagogical university named after K. D. Ushynsky Olexii Chebykin presented the system-active concept of teacher training for the future. At the end of the forum, a joint resolution was adopted on the role and participation of pedagogical universities in strengthening peace and cooperation among European states.