2018 - 2019
IMPORTANCE OF THE PROJECT
The overall objective of the project is to improve understanding of the role of civil society, as well as empower the NGO network to contribute to social and health security applying the basic principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
Training seminar and open conference, as well as 7 practical workshops were conducted within the project. These activities are expected to improve the knowledge and skills of the target group (16 experts in the social sphere), strengthen the partners' capacity for cooperation and social rights’ advocacy in state institutions and municipalities. The dissemination of information within the Baltic Sea region about the role and opportunities of NGOs in advocacy in decision-making processes is ensured through brochures consisting of summarized NGO experts' conclusions.
Information about the project: http://www.eapn.lv/baltic_project_2/
2015 - 2020
Increasing Local Capacities for Provision of Social and Recreational Services for People with Disabilities
Social services in Volozhin district will become more accessible to people with disabilities, while comfortable facilities for their recreation will appear in Nalibokskaya puscha, a dense forest located in the region, including an environmental and educational trail easily accessible to all potential visitors. And in the town of Volozhin, the first Belarusian hostel for people with disabilities will open.
2015 - 2020
PubLiCity: Energy Efficient Modernization of Public Lighting in the City of Polack
The project aims to modernize Polack’s municipal lighting system by raising its energy efficiency and to encourage other Belarusian cities to achieve similar improvements. In the course of the project, more 1874 LED streets lights and 12 solar-powered lights, 310 new poles will be installed in 28 streets, as well as 26 city objects will obtain new decorative lighting . It will result in energy savings of 265 MWh and reduced CO2 emissions of 120 tons per year.