The event took place on March 4-5 in Minsk and brought together 220 participants from 40 Belarusian locations
The research was conducted in November-December 2016
The local initiative is implemented under the EU/UNDP project “Support to Local Development in the Republic of Belarus”
The aim of the course is to train the leaders how to use instruments and direct actions aimed at promoting the interests of women and vulnerable groups as part of the local community
The project aims at developing entrepreneurial skills and opportunities for women in Armenia, Moldova and Belarus and involving them in social and economic activities of their regions
The finals of the 6th contest of social innovations named Social Weekend took place in Minsk. 12 social projects became Social Weekend finalists and received all necessary support
This year the “Leadership in local communities” program united 30 participants from 26 communities that seek to improve the life of their communities.
We are pleased to announce, that British Embassy Minsk in cooperation with Office for European Expertise and Communication during the years 2015-2016 will hold contact-making meetings for regional and local non-profit NGO’s and local communities activists.
Over the last years the need of Belarusian towns and villages brand creation is being increasingly brought up. While the brand of Minsk is still at the stage of discussion, make-up of small communities’ brands is taking place right before our very eyes. It is referred to Bashni village and Hodosy villages (“agrogorodok” ), where the participants of the program “Leadership in Local Communities” Marina Alekseenko and Aleksandr Semenov continue their active work in community development.