News from the Region

NGO support in CIS countries

Grants, awards and access to the social services market. How NGOs are supported in the Commonwealth of Independent States   06.11.2019   Support mechanisms for NGOs and the ways in which the social service sector functions in the Commonwealth of…

Voting under way for Russian Volunteer of 2019

Public voting for the Russian Volunteer of 2019 competition underway   05.11.2019   Public voting for the national Russian Volunteer of 2019 competition has begun on the dobrovoltsirossii.rf website and will continue until 10 November. Winners in a special Public…

Azerbaijan – inclusive education through traditional arts

EU, UNDP, Government of Azerbaijan promote inclusive education through traditional arts Published by UNDP Baku, Icherisheher, 1 November, 2019 – The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Administration of the Icherisheher State Historical-Architectural Reserve under…

Kyrgyzstan’s taboos over sexual violence

Kyrgyzstan: Lone voices push back against epidemic of sexual violence The taboo that lingers over sexual violence will be hard to erase. Published by Eurasianet Nurjamal Djanibekova Oct 18, 2019 Accounts of sexualized intimidation are routinely trivialized and generate embarrassment…

10% of Russians give to charity

10% of Russians give to charity according to a NAFI poll 16.10.2019 In September 2019 the NAFI Analytical Centre conducted research into charitable giving, polling 1600 people living in 150 different population centres across 50 regions of Russia.  It showed…