News from the Region

Application of the New Law on NGOs

  On 18 September in Moscow Representatives of the "Conference of International NGOs" of the Council of Europe met the Heads of Russian and foreign communal organisations working in Russia in order to discuss issues connected with the implementation of…

NGO finances in Voronezh

  Voronezh State Registry Office publishes Information on Financial Activities of NGOs, Communal and Religious Organisations    In 2006 the above organisations spent 360 million roubles, including 18 million received from abroad. This information was made public by the Voronezh State…

Russia 138th in a world index of charity work

CAF Russia has published the results of a survey (http://www.cafrussia.ru/CAFRussia/research/research_worldgivingindex/), showing statistics for private charitable giving by 95% of the world’s population, and for the first time allowing a comparison between different countries in charitable activity. The research by CAF…

Advocate of corporate responsibility

  Report by ASI:   Death of ‘Body Shop’ Founder who was first to raise Subject of Responsible Behaviour by Businesses  Anita Roddick has died in Britain at the age of 65. She founded the international chain known as ‘The Body…

New NGO Acccounting Forms on Internet

The new forms, in both English and Russian, are set out on the website belonging to Lawyers for a Civil Society at  http://www.lawcs.ru. NGOs may use the site for consulting the lawyers, particularly as regards registration and accounting practice. http//www.asi.org.ru/AS13/main.nsf/0/95D04F2742A9F3C0C32571E100515808

No Loyalty Test in NGO Competition

  NGOs are participating in a competition for financial resources which is being held by the Citizens' Chamber. Nearly 90% of the submissions have come from the provinces. A. Adamsky, a member of the responsible committee of the Chamber, said…