18 December 2003

  • Intercultural dialogue

    275(3522) 10.12.03 Scientists of different specialities from all over the world will gather today in the Frantsysk Skaryna National Scientific-Educational Centre in order to participate in the International Educational-Practical Conference Intercultural dialogue in Belarus: national-cultural and intellectual development in the circumstances of globalization. The organizers aim to make an expertise of the modern belarusian society.

25 November 2003

  • Learn to live with diabetes

    263(3510) 22.11.03 An NGO "Belarusian Humanitarian Non-Governmental Organization "Children diabetes" became a member of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). Today IDF numbers more than 180 NGOs in 140 countries. According to Valentin Ocheretenko, there are 190 mln. of people suffering from diabetes in the World. As predicted, this number could make 300 mln. by 2025. One of the main IDF goals to raise a level of mass awareness about diabetes, to attract public attention to this problem, which is actual in every country of the world.

22 October 2003

  • 30 Belarusian Youth Organizations unite

    239(3486) 22.10.03 An assembly on creation of a National Union of NGOs National Committee of Youth Organisations will take place in Minsk on October 24, 2003. Delegates from 30 belarusian NGOs will participate in the assembly. It is planned to form the charter of the future organization. The National Committee will unite organizations of a republican level, such as: Non-Governmental Organisation "Belarusian National Youth Union", Public Association "Belarusian Republican Pioneer Organisation", Public Association "Belarusian League of Intellectual Teams" and others.

15 October 2003

  • Love, protection and care are needed

    232(3479) 11.10.03 So called Mothers Week will start on October 13 in Belarus. The arrangements within the Week are aimed at enhancing the prestige of maternity, a social status of the family, strengthening of its positions. According to Head of the Public Organisation "Belarusian Women's Union", Nadzeya Yermakova, the main goal of the Week is not only to honor Belarusian mothers, but also to solve the problems, they are dealing with.

6 October 2003

  • Autumn of life

    223(3470) 01.10.03 On October 1 Belarus celebrated the International Day of Elderly People. There are more than 540.000 of elderly and disabled people in Belarus, more than 100.000 of them are lonely. 115 centers of social services, Red Cross Societies and Employment Services render assistance to veterans, disabled and elderly people.

12 September 2003

  • Bonn Days in Minsk

    202(3449) 06.09.03 A range of cultural and educational german-belarusian projects will be held in Minsk in September. The arrangements are commemorated to the tenth anniversary of partnership between Minsk and Bonn and to the tenth Goethe-Institut Minsk activity anniversary.

  • "Motorshou-Ekzotika" in Minsk

    204-205(3451-3452) 10.09.03 An exhibition of original and rare auto models «Motorshou-Ekzotika» will be held on 13-14 September in Minsk. The arrangement is organized by «ReMark» company under support of the Belarusian Automobile Association. Such exhibitions unite privet collectors, automobile clubs, museums and NGOs. Winners of the exhibition-contest will get prizes.

2 September 2003

  • Rakov has got a university

    183(3430) 13.08.03 A summer university of UNESCO clubs will work in Rakov summer camp. "Students" of this unusual university will be representatives of more than 40 belarusian clubs and their guests from Russia, Romania and Latvia.

29 July 2003

  • Belarus the literacy leader

    166(3413) 24.07.03 Literacy index in Belarus is the highest among others those of  Newly Independent States. According to UNDP Resident Neil Buhne, Belarus has reached one from the eight UN development goals general initial education.

18 July 2003

  • European woodlands

    159(3406) 16.07.03 On initiative of the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences and Commonwealth States Investment Committee an International Ecological Foundation European woodlands has been established. Its mission is project development and realization in the area of complex utilization and recycling of nature resources, introduction of new nature protection technologies, investment attraction, aimed at maintenance and development of the region.

11 July 2003

  • Children in trouble. Let us help them!

    154(3401) 09.07.03 Non-Governmental Organisation "Childhood to Children" was registered in Minsk in 2002. The organization was created in support of families, boarding schools and orphanages, where those children live, who suffer from different kidney illnesses. Head of the organization, Natalya Budilovich informed that the organisation is planning to create a small rehabilitation center for ill children. It is a great demand for those children, who spend a lot of time in hospitals or stay there constantly. The organisation is looking for sponsors.

1 July 2003

  • Autsyuki-2003 invites

    141-142(3388-3389) 20.06.03 The 4-th Belarusian Festival of Humor will take place in Big and Small Autsyuki on 11-12 July, 2003. The festival is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus, Gomel Region Executive Committee, Kalinkavichy Executive Committee and the Belarusian Childrens Foundation.

11 June 2003

  • To observe legislation and legal rules

    128(3375) 05.06.03 In April-May, 2003 the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Belarus and its bodies initiated an judicial procedure on liquidation of the Public Association "Youth Social-Christian Union", Gomel Regional Non-Governmental Organisation "Civil Initiatives", Grodna Regional Public Association "Ratusha" (Town Hall), Public Association "Agency of Regional Development "Varuta". The procedure was initiated on the basis of the second during this year law violations made by the above mentioned organizations.

  • To put to dearth or to show mercy

    127(3374) 04.06.03 A presentation of juridical literature (Death Penalty Abolition, UNESCO and Human Rights) on the questions of the constitutional right took place in the Constitutional Court.

20 May 2003

  • In UN focus

    113(3360) 17.05.03 Teenagers, living in Minsk region have a good opportunity to find out a lot of interesting information on UN activity. The information meeting for representatives of children and youth organization and initiatives of Minsk region will be carried out by volunteers of Public Association "Focus-Group" on the 22 of May. The arrangement will be held in the centre Eureka, under support of the UN office in Belarus.

2 May 2003

  • VIP not only for peculiar people

    99-100(3346-3347) 25.04.03 Youth Public Association "New Group" arranges Voluntary International Projects this summer. Over 200 of our compatriots can participate in socially significant programmes in such fields of human activity like: ecology, social work, renewal and protection of cultural monuments, organisation and arrangement of art festivals, archeology and some other. Voluntary exchanges are usually planned for 2 4 weeks and organised in the form of summer camps in different parts of the World.

22 April 2003

  • In order to help non-governmental organizations

    91(3338) 16.04.03 More than 2.5 thousands of non-governmental organizations, their unions, associations and organizational structures are represented in a Belarusian Non-Governmental Organizations Directory. Its already the fourth revised edition of such kind, which was issued by the NGO United Way Belarus. The edition has become possible due to support of TACIS Program, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, under information support of the Belarusian Ministry of Justice.

10 April 2003

  • Our mirrors are the best even in Russia

    81-82(3328-3329) 04.04.03 Mirrors production for different kinds of autos at Babruisk Unitary Enterprise of the NGO Belarusian Deaf People Society makes up one third of its output. The mirrors are realized not only in our country but are also exported. Last year three kinds of mirrors became the laureates of a review 100 best goods in Russia, apart from that the enterprise got a prestigious award.

1 April 2003

  • Youth — in defense of flora and fauna

    55(3302) 06.03.2003 Republic Children and Youth Ecology Center held the 14 National conference and a contest of the best scientific works on Biology among pupils and students of different educational establishments. Five scientific sections worked in different directions: environmental protection, flora and fauna, plant and animal life. Outstanding belarusian scientists spoke to the audience, heads of scientific students associations discussed at the "round-table" some problems and perspectives of scientific work with the Youth.

  • The land of Arts

    55(3302) 06.03.2003 Children Arts Studio "Apolon" appeared in 1990. Its founder is Master of Pedagogics, "Berastseiskaya Zorka" prize winner, possessor of diplomas and honorable titles of a whole range of countries, painter Viktor Chernooki. Young painters from "Apolon" are winners of prestigious international exhibitions and competitions. At different exhibitions and establishments all over the world more than 2 000 of children works stand in their full beauty. National Arts Studio "Apolon" is admitted to the UNESCO clubs as a candidate.

31 March 2003

  • Officers are not forgotten

    55(3302) 06.03.2003 Social Adaptation and Job Placement Center of the NGO "Belarusian Foundation for Social Support of Ex-Servicemen" holds reception on the questions of job placement.

28 March 2003

  • Are women worth amnesty?

    53(3300) 04.03.2003 Belarusian Women's Union under support of the Punishments Execution Committee appealed with a request to the Government to review the cases of imprisoned women, accept those, committed a forethought crime. 2700 women are imprisoned today in Belarus, more than 40% of these women committed economical crimes. The director of the Center of Social Support, T. Safronenko thinks, that these women do not represent any social danger, on the contrary, a lot of them can work for state welfare. Belarusian Women's Union pays great attention to the juvenile offenders, a special program on professional skills formation was worked out specially for such imprisoned girls, which will allow them to get some kind of professional education.

24 March 2003

  • Live and let other people live!

    47(3294) 25.02.2003 Realization of a joint project of UNDP and a joint program "Involving the people, suffering from AIDS/HIV, and their relatives, into the activity on the HIV-infection prophylaxis" has been continuing in Belarus.

12 March 2003

  • Let us arrange a festival

    47(3294) 25.02.2003 A mighty festival of medieval culture, under the name "The ancient Necvizh", will take place in Nesvizh, in summer (3-4 July 2003). The festival is dedicated to the 780-the anniversary of the town. Some medieval clubs and musical groups from 9 European countries have already informed about their participation. About 50.000 guests and participants are waited for the festival.

  • "I look at you, as in the mirror"

    47(3294) 25.02.2003 Birth of twins in families is not a rare occasion in Belarus. For the purpose to give support, to share one's problems and joy Minsk City Public Association of Twins "We are Family" was established. In the process of work, the organisation faces a lot of problems, especially in the field of fundraising. Nevertheless, the association organises different arrangements.