News from the Region

“Healthy generation” social contest

07.03.2018 The contest is aimed at improving mental health of children and teenagers and involves Russian social public organizations. Amount of grants: 100 000 – 200 000 rubles. Application deadline: April 2 More details in Russian

Sberbank provides refuge for lost children

Lost children will be able to go to the Sberbank for help 06.03.2018   A new social service for children “An island of safety” will allow Sberbank to be another refuge, other than police stations, where children can go if…

Duma discusses evaluation system for SONGOs

The Russian Duma discuss the development of performance monitoring systems for NGOs 06.03.2018   The Federation’s State Duma hosted a roundtable event where experts discussed introducing systems for monitoring the effectiveness of NGOs, why NGOs don’t fully understand what the…

Armenia – New Prescription Rules

    Armenians Find New Prescription Rules A Bitter Pill To Swallow Published by Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty March 04, 2018 Anush Murdyan Alan Crosby   Pharmacists across Armenia could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief on March…

New website for social services NGOs in Russia

NGO social services’ provider website launched   01.03.2018   At a conference held in the Federation’s Public Chamber, reference was made to the launch of an NGO social services’ provider website. It contains information on most of the organisations listed…

Freezing Moscow – please help the homeless

Freezing Moscow – Appeals to help the homeless by the charity Mercy 26.02.2018   The charity Mercy is asking people not to simply walk on by when they see homeless people freezing on the streets of Moscow.  Meteorologists predict that…