November 2018 bulletin

Monthly Bulletin No. 104        November 2018


Last chance to book! BEARR Trust Annual Conference, 16 November: “Disability and Inclusion in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” – programme and booking form here

BEARR Newsletter 71 – read it here

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

BEARR Small Grants Scheme 2018: results here


Grants and Competitions

Applications open for Social Expertise Exchange Programme. Deadline: 3 December. More here


News from the Region

Results of Presidential Grants competition.  More here

Duma proposes to ease sanctions on NGOs.  More here

Russia rises in global charity rankings.  More here

Non-cash donations: how NGOs work with business. More here

Civic Chamber discusses disability assessment institutions.  More here

World Conference on Human Rights in Moscow in 2023?  More here

MED report of state support for socially-oriented NGOs.  More here

New Concept for development of the charity sector in Russia.  More here

Discussions on World Mental Health Day in Russia.  More here

Many IDPs in Ukraine suffer from mental health issues. More here

Ombudsman: children with disabilities not welcome in Russian schools.  More here

CAF reports on 25 years of social change in Russia.  More here

Perspektiva presents research on employment of disabled people.  More here

Public Chamber discusses draft law on social services.  More here

Volunteering centres to be formed in 50 Russian regions.  More here

Review of social advertising on Russian TV channels.  More here

Living together: how NGOs interact with local residents.  More here

Children without permanent registration denied kindergarten places.  More here

Rules to be tightened for Russian NGOs dealing with HIV. More hereand here

Public Chamber launches nationwide survey of charity.  More here

Charity laundry for the homeless to open in Moscow.  More here

Social entrepreneurs in Russia can sell their products on eBay.  More here

Tightening up on charity fraudsters.  More here

Competition to encourage inclusive education in Russia.  More here

Professional Standards Charter for Russian carers.  More here

Amendments to the Russian law on fostering rejected. More here

All-Russia forum for ‘silver volunteers’.  More here

Hospice helps parents who have lost a child.  More here

State Prizes for charity workers and rights defenders.  More here

Strategy for volunteer doctors under discussion.  More here

Russian cities rated for charitable giving – donations down. More here

Modern slavery in Russia.  More here

New manual on care for children with severe developmental disabilities. More here


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