News from the Region

Training centre for disabled young people in Kyiv

Parents launch training centre for disabled young people in Kyiv By Natalia Kucheriava.  Published by Kyiv Post on August 31 2017 Editor’s Note: This article is a part of the “Journalism of Tolerance” project by the Kyiv Post and its affiliated non-profit organization, the…

Change of name for special needs schools in Russia

Correctional schools will become regular: will the education system change for children with disabilities? 31.08.2017 From 1 September, indications of pupils’ additional needs will disappear from the names of correctional and special schools, the Minister of Education, Olga Vasileva, announced…

Subsidies for Moscow NGOs

30.08.2017 Successful projects shall get up to 2.5 million rubles from Moscow government for implementation. Total budget: 273 million rubles. Application period: September 19 – October 5, 2017. Contest website: http://конкурскос.душевная.москва/ More details in Russian: http://www.bearr.org/RU/nko-subsidii-moskovskogo-pravitelstva/    

Community Forum in Stavropol, 26-27 September

Registration opens for the Community [Soobshchestvo] Forum in Stavropol 30.08.2017 A major Public Chamber forum for NGOs, the authorities and business will take place 26-27 September, in Stavropol. Registration is now open . On this occasion the forum will bring…

Public Chamber Contest of social projects

28.08.2017 The contest involves individuals and organizations achieving significant civic results in 2017. The main prize is 200 000 rubles. Awarding ceremony shall take place at the Community Forum in November 3. Application deadline: September 24, 2017. Contest website: http://проектстране.рф/ More…

New Russian Foundation to support social entrepreneurship

Yevgenia Shokhina to head new foundation to support social projects 22.08.2017 The organisation will support social projects and start-ups, and help create the necessary conditions to develop social entrepreneurship in Russia. In an interview with the Agency for Strategic Initiatives,…

Reform of Ukraine’s Health Sector

Sustaining Momentum for Reform August 18, 2017 Published by CSIS at https://www.csis.org/analysis/ukraines-health-sector DOWNLOAD THE REPORT Ukraine’s headline-grabbers usually center around macroeconomic stability, corruption, and the ongoing conflict in the East. For the last year, however, an important linchpin of reform—the health…

Libraries and NGOs working together in Russia

Libraries ready to become venues for NGO events   18.08.2017   Results from a poll conducted by the Association of Volunteer Centres (AVC) have shown that libraries and volunteers can work together effectively.   Modern libraries are trying to shake…