The non-governmental organisation "Post" Educational Centre" draws your attention to its project: "Civilian Courage: without violence"

The non-governmental organisation ""Post" Educational Centre" draws your attention to its project:

"Civilian Courage: without violence"

implemented by the ""Post" educational centre"

in conjunction with Sozialer Friedensdienst (Bremen, Germany)

under the auspices of government of Germany's support programme for Belarus.

The basic goal of the project is to promote the idea of civilian courage via educational programmed and other measures for the population of Minsk.

The NGO's basic areas of activity

Training

At the project's current stage, sessions are being organised to familiarise partcipants with the basic project ideas and with presentations of nonviolent behavioural strategies. The training is seminar-based and is organised into debates, role-play and interactive approaches. The seminars are conducted for senior pupils, teachers and representatives of state structures concerned with the advancement of ideas of Civilian courage.

The implementation of various mini-projects and information campaigns

Trained participants in conjunction with educational specialists of the ""Post" educational centre" are cultivating and implementing various mini-projects. Mini-projects are the combined activity of a small group of people who aim to solve concrete problems that are primarily defined by the participants themselves over limited period of time (1-2 months). Every mini-project is apportioned a certain amount of material and financial resources. Mini-projects are implemented by enterprising groups of senior pupils, students and school teachers participating in the training in conjunction with trainers of the NGO ""Post" educational centre".

Schedule of project implementation

September 2003 August 2004

Contact Information

NGO "Post" educational centre

Minsk, ul. Odintsova, 85,

220136, Republic of Belarus

?el/Fax: (017) 213 03 66

Tel: (017) 257 29 62

E-mail: centre_post@tut.by