December 2018 Bulletin

Monthly Bulletin No. 105  December 2018

 BEARR News

 

BEARR Small Grants Scheme 2019: Violence against Women and Girls.  Deadline for bids: 1 February 2019.Details here

 

“Putin’s Russia and the Ghosts of the Past”, BEARR Trust Annual Lecture with Shaun Walker.  Reporthere

 

“Disability and Inclusion” BEARR Trust Annual Conference.  Report and presentations here

 

BEARR Newsletter 71 – read it here

 

Grants and Competitions

 

Bids invited for Social Projects Support Foundation programme.  More here

 

Innosocium social projects contest.  Deadline 28 December.  More here

 

News from the Region

 

Number of ‘silver volunteering’ centres in Russia set to double.  More here

 

Leaders of Corporate Charity in Russia 2018.  More here

 

Russian government assigns 7.4 billion roubles to volunteering projects.  More here

 

Improved access to HIV, TB and viral hepatitis diagnostics and drugs.  More here

 

Health reform in Uzbekistan.  More here

 

Moscow rejects HIV rates reported by WHO.  More here

 

Tajik brides pay a price for proof of virginity.  More here

 

Ukraine has second highest HIV infection rate in Europe.  More here

 

EU boosts support for education reform in Kyrgyzstan.  More here

 

Russian-French Forum discuses support for families.  More here

 

Appeal for revision of NGO reporting forms.  More here

 

Ukraine: authorities and activists aid victims of domestic violence.  More here

 

Appeal for revision of NGO reporting forms in Russia.  More here

 

Global conference on primary health care held in Astana.  More here

 

Putin established Council for Protection of Families and Children.  More here

 

Medvedev pledges 20 billion roubles to improve disabled access.  More here

 

Disadvantaged students in Russia get help finding jobs.  More here

 

Russian donors to receive tax benefits.  More here

 

New online course for NGOs and volunteers: working with local communities.  More here

 

Why are people with disabilities living in a different world?  More here

 

Putin announces state support for NGOs.  More here

 

Community Forum discusses civil society role in national projects.  More here

 

Russia report on state support for charities, volunteering and SONGOs.  More here

 

The BEARR Trust cannot be held responsible for any views expressed in news items or at events mentioned in this Bulletin.

 

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